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Today in Black America - June 20

POSTED: June 20, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama's Lawyer Demands Information on Group's Donors

Suddenly, Michigan Looks Like More Fertile Ground to Romney Campaign

In Romney and Obama Speeches, Selective Truths

Romney Says Rubio Is Being Examined as Possible Running Mate

New Inquiry of Deaths on Reservation in the 1970s

Divide in Albany Kills Proposal on Marijuana

The Christian Science Monitor

US sees progress and touts 'heroes' in fight against slavery worldwide

How Asians displaced Hispanics as biggest group of new US immigrants

Are Americans with Obama on illegal-immigration move? Poll says yes.

'Robin Hood tax': What is it and why does Occupy want it?

The Star Ledger

As clock ticks, Gov. Chris Christie and Democrat lawmakers continue squabbling over budget

Rutgers board will vote to give outgoing President McCormick 'emeritus' title

Newark school advisory board postpones vote on leasing district facilities to charter schools

Four Camden principals to be reassigned due to schools' poor performance

Gov. Chris Christie compares Democrats to vampires at town hall

The Washington Post

1984 photo captured a giddy time at Bain

Debasing the presidency

Obama hopeful that European leaders will act to rescue financial system

GOP tax plan would leave middle class with much higher taxes, analysis finds

The Fix: Why the GOP can’t write off Hispanics

Marion Barry tries to halt D.C. streetcar work

The Detroit Free Press

With video: Huron High School teen celebrates graduation after overcoming obstacles

Bobby Ferguson trial deliberations start again; defense lawyers protest juror switch

Detroit's top lawyer refuses Mayor Dave Bing's request to resign

With video: 4 Detroit-area Tuskegee Airmen honored at Selfridge, among first black military airmen

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

S. Baptists elect black president

Atlanta City Council approves $480,000 settlement in water meter lawsuits

Youth justice model for others

Youth violence summit at Victory for the World Church

Black religious leaders call for immigration reform

USA Today

Likelihood of contempt vote against Holder rises

U.S. judge voids part of Chicago's gun law

Kay Bailey Hutchison urges Juneteenth emancipation holiday

The Los Angeles Times

National expert criticizes LAFD's data efforts

Solitary confinement is 'driving men insane'

California leads nation in programs for teen parents, report finds

Suspended charter teacher cites student test scores in his defense

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland School District plans to move STEM high school students to Cleveland State University campus

Profiles of the 5 Cleveland firefighters implicated in the payroll scandal

Cleveland schools CEO Eric Gordon likely to head district until 2015

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