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Today in Black America - June 11

POSTED: June 11, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

How Racist Are We? Ask Google

While Seeking Support, Obama Faces a Frustrated Hispanic Electorate

Health Law Ruling Won’t Alter Plans by Insurer

It’s Time for the Fed to Lead the Fight

Black Leaders and Gay Advocates March in Step

Backtracking on Florida Exams Flunked by Many, Even an Educator

Hospitals Aren’t Waiting for Verdict on Health Care Law

Stop-and-Frisk Policy ‘Saves Lives,’ Mayor Tells Black Congregation


The Christian Science Monitor

As Europe peers into economic chasm, Africa's economy is rising

US legacy in Afghanistan: What 11 years of war has accomplished

Can Obama recover from his 'horrible, no-good' week?


Two churches in Nigeria attacked by gunmen and suicide bomber


The Star Ledger

Successful trade school in Jersey City to be placed under Hudson Schools of Technology banner

Republican lawmakers oddly mute on reorganizing higher ed


N.J. bill making evaluations key to teacher tenure may soon be introduced

Chris Christie's 'crazy' month: Budget battles put heat on N.J. Gov.


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

'I should never have been arrested'

APS educator prevails in tribunal

Group rallies for ex SCLC head


The Detroit Free Press

In Detroit, new school's 1st graduates set their sights on college


Bing will meet with council as clock ticks on Detroit fiscal crisis

Bobby Ferguson to tell his side in bid-rigging trial

Jessie Cokley Jr.: All-star athlete spent 30 years serving Detroit Public Schools



The Washington Post

Deportation, but first, graduation

Woodward and Bernstein: 40 years after Watergate, Nixon was far worse than we thought

Super PACs are often the product of a friend or relative with a checkbook

Largest health insurer to maintain key parts of law regardless of court ruling

Will Philadelphia's experiment in eradicating 'food deserts' work?


Kwame Brown speaks on fraud charge

Mendelson, the first white mayor of D.C.?



The Chicago Tribune

Emanuel to name Chicago Infrastructure Trust board

Southwest Side teen who survived previous shooting dies in weekend violence


Budget cuts threaten DCFS reforms


Public defender's unsavory client poses dilemma

Study: Urban kids have higher incidence of food allergies than rural ones


USA Today

Report: Rise in shootings by L.A.-area police


Lawyer alleges ex-Fla. governor paid men to cover up affairs


The Los Angeles Times


3 top educators leave a vacuum in California

Commerce Secretary accused in hit-and-run

Killings by police in Los Angeles County jump sharply

Los Angeles County officials considering welfare crackdown



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

President Obama to campaign Thursday at Cuyahoga Community College rec center

Ohio schools prepare for another budget hit

Cleveland schools' bond issue eroded by spending on necessary repairs

Ohio senator seeks financial records of black lawmakers' nonprofit organization, accuses group of improper contract award



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