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Today in Black America - April 3

POSTED: April 03, 2013, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his "I've been to the Mountaintop" speech, the last of his life, in 1968 in Memphis.

The New York Times

Jumping From Party to Party to Bribery

For Albany, Yet Another Corruption Case

In Memphis Schools, a Crucible of Change

Retailers Track Employee Thefts in Vast Databases

Editorial: Justice Ginsburg’s Misdirection

Background Checks Are Still Stumbling Block in Gun Law Overhaul

With Legacy on His Mind, Mayor Adds More Schools

The Christian Science Monitor

Connecticut responds to Newtown with groundbreaking gun control laws

In Atlanta cheating scandal, one culprit may be standardized testing

Armed teachers? NRA task force suggests voluntary program.

Fannie Mae record profit: How long until it pays back bailout money?

Texas DA death suggests simmering neo-Nazi war could be boiling over

The Star Ledger

Alleged white supremacist, East Windsor man admits role in hate crime assault

Christie 'deeply disturbed' by Rice practice video, spokesman says

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit's jewels shine with guidance from nonprofits

Inkster woman, 113, earns title as oldest in U.S.

Judge considers lawsuit against Michigan right-to-work law

Detroit City Council can meet, but Orr must approve actions

Hugh Grannum among 5 new Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame members

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Beverly Hall, others bond out

Shirley Franklin: 'Lynch-mob mentality'

Invest Atlanta ready to vote on stadium deal

Accreditation agency head to visit DeKalb school board

The Washington Post

Obama pushes banks to approve more home loans

Why a 'path to citizenship' remains politically perilous for Republicans

Obama pressing for confirmation of judge

NRA-commissioned study supports having armed guards in schools

As Obama begins fundraising swing, campaign finance watchdogs growl

Newark weighs on Booker’s likely Senate bid

Michael Brown quits D.C. Council race

Risky decision looms for proponents of gun control in Maryland

Md. Senate to vote on Pr. George’s schools bill

The Chicago Tribune

Alderman pitches plan to pay for police on Michigan Avenue

Last hearings on school closings start Saturday

In court, father trembles at seeing man charged with killing his daughter

School, hospital give special ed students a path to jobs

City Council remap, implementation challenged

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland State University faculty leaders to consider "no confidence" vote in administration

Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court will permit an independent audit of its operations

The Los Angeles Times

Rizzo aide seeks separate trial in Bell corruption case

USA Today

Rice rage: Will Rutgers coach get axed?

U.S. prosecutor leaves Texas Aryan case over security

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