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Today in Black America - April 21

POSTED: April 21, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Civil Lawsuit Over Katrina Begins

Nonprofit Groups to Push for Exceptions to Lobby Rule

Cuban-Americans Are Ready for New Era in Relations, Poll Finds

Suit Says Faulty Elevators in Public Housing Violate Rights of Tenants

Children in Peril

The Washington Post

Health-Care Dialogue Alarms Obama's Allies

Iranian: Israel Is a Racist State

When Slapped, Slap Back

Post's Robinson Wins Commentary Pulitzer

Books That Explore Race In U.S. Lead Arts Pulitzers

Baltimore Sun

City Council members want forgotten $40 million in budget

The Christian Science Monitor

Bank of America makes money and the stock market…dives?

'First real trial' about Katrina under way

Strip searches in middle school? Top court to decide.

Los Angeles Times

Measuring Obama by FDR’s yardstick

U.S. aims to crack down on credit card issuers

Choosing alternatives to layoffs

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Family says bullying led boy, 11, to hang himself

Stimulus creates local jobs weatherizing homes

Detroit Free Press

Bankruptcy by any name will hurt GM

Schwarzenegger: 'Detroit is going to be back'

Bill would pay Detroit students to earn good grades

Report: Bank bailout may hurt taxpayers, be open to fraud

San Francisco Chronicle

Civil rights groups criticize Obama boycott


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