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Today in Black America - June 18

POSTED: June 18, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

After Chorus of Protest, New Tune on Deportations

Romney Doesn't Say Whether He Would Overturn Obama Immigration Order

New G.O.P. Help From Casino Mogul

For Many Immigrants, Policy Offers Joy and Relief

A Test of Racial Justice

Police Beating Victim Who Asked ‘Can We All Get Along?’

Southern Baptists Set for a Notable First

Thousands March Silently to Protest Stop-and-Frisk Policies

For a Rangel Challenger, Voters’ Opinions Are the Only Ones That Matter

As Escapees Stream Out, a Penal Business Thrives

The Christian Science Monitor

Bachelor's degree: Has it lost its edge and its value?

Republicans, Democrats jockey before Supreme Court health-care ruling

Obama immigration order: Does 'audacity of hope' mean unchecked presidential power?

Christians retaliate after three more churches bombed in Nigeria

The Star Ledger

Sponsors: N.J. college restructuring won't cost taxpayers a dime — for now

Senate Budget Committee to vote on bill raising N.J. court fees to supplement legal services for poor

Newark's Integrity House opens facility dedicated to helping women get clean

Essex Democratic party keeps control of Newark through street-level politics

Newark needs more money to meet Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million challenge

N.J. halfway houses see 5,100 escapes since 2005, report says

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Public ‘in the dark’ on $1B

City Council considers higher parking fines

Small Business Administration head visits Atlanta

The Detroit Free Press

Muskegon Heights plan to charter schools, cut $12-million deficit may be a first

White House to honor U.P. Head Start leader

Robbie McCoy: Religion editor for Mich. Chronicle

Elevate Detroit marks 5th year of giving to homeless people with barbecue

The Washington Post

Supreme Court review of health care under microscope (and stopwatch)

Romney knocks Obama’s immigration move but struggles to offer alternative

Will the euro crisis sink Obama?

After a brush with history, hard times

Senate bill would help D.C. avoid shutdown, allow Frederick Douglass statue in Capitol

St. John Barrett, lawyer for civil rights, dies at 89

Michael Brown’s past may not be ‘old news’

USA Today

Marchers protest NYPD 'stop and frisk' policy

Police beating victim Rodney King dies at 47

Nigeria church attacks kill at least 21

Churches of Christ aim to mend longstanding racial divides

Study challenges tax exemption for religious organizations

Jehovah's Witnesses may pay millions to sexual abuse victim

The Los Angeles Times

Rodney King, key figure in L.A. riots, dies at 47

Rodney King case led to major LAPD reforms

Former Bell officials' pensions reduced even further

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Some Cleveland firefighters piled up weeks of sick leave just before retiring

From waste to watts: Cleveland's controversial pursuit of trash conversion technology

New CWRU fellowship helps nonprofits probe urban health issues

Michael John Ryan selected as Democratic candidate in Juvenile Court race

Housing experts warn a new wave of foreclosures threatens the Cleveland area

Downtown Cleveland remains a major employment center: Sunday's Numbers

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