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Today in Black America - September 3

POSTED: September 03, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

With ’08 on Their Minds, Democrats Gather in Charlotte

A Spotlight With Precedent Beckons a Mayor From Texas

As Democratic Convention Nears, Demonstrators Take to the Streets of Charlotte

The Other Power in the West Wing

Convention Bounce for Romney Looks Modest, So Far

Ryan Admits Misstating Marathon Time

School Choice Is No Cure-All, Harlem Finds

The Charlotte Observer

Convention is Obama camp’s not-so-secret weapon in N.C.

800 march in Charlotte, decrying financial system

New N.C. poll gives Romney small lead

UNC panel: Changing demographics leave South’s political future in flux

The Christian Science Monitor

The silver-collar economy

Now surge-tested, levees around New Orleans get post-Isaac inspections

Bad week for voter ID laws. Will Supreme Court weigh in before election?

They give inner-city kids an educational camp experience

The Star Ledger

Double stabbing in Camden leaves boy, 6, dead, sister critically injured, two others unharmed

Abraham Lincoln's dilemma on display at New Brunswick exhibit

NAACP to N.J. State Police: End bias in hiring or we'll sue

New report puts a harrowing face on the plight of N.J.'s working poor

The Detroit Free Press

Weak jobs rate in Michigan may be 'the new normal'

Charter HS founded by Jalen Rose changes direction, staff heading into 2nd year

A year inside Jalen Rose's Detroit charter school

Rochelle Riley: Black delegates sing, pray, prepare to fight for Obama

Will Victor Mercado's finger-pointing save him in Kwame Kilpatrick trial?

The charges Kwame Kilpatrick is facing

The Washington Post

Exit from Bain gave Romney rare benefits in retirement

Will Obama face anti-business charges at DNC?

Labor Day

Capehart: Taking Romney to task over the chair

Fort Ward’s residents’ journey from Civil War to civil rights

Gray looks to make good on promise of 2010 election campaign

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Shifting population could help Democrats in Georgia

Despite voter ID law, minority turnout up in Georgia

The Chicago Tribune

Illinois Democrats see changes in convention delegation

City Colleges, teachers union reach tentative deal

After 17 years behind bars, South Side man walks free

Majority of CPS students will begin school under strike threat

The Los Angeles Times

Principals who let students make up failed class are reassigned

State senator's trial may begin just before election

Summer program gives farmworkers' children a taste of college

California teacher evaluation bill abandoned by lawmakers

USA Today

Obama pre-convention ad hits Romney on taxes

Biden hammers GOP's economic plans

AP: N.Y. probing equity firms, including Bain

6 challenges affecting U.S. workers

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Jobs with mid-range pay are disappearing from Cleveland area labor market

Ohio lawmakers plan a uniform municipal-income-tax bill, but local leaders worry about the details

Teach For America teachers start school year in local charter schools

United Way backing Cleveland school tax levy

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