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November 27, 2013

Congressman Mickey Leland, a fierce advocate for the poor, was born in 1944 in Lubbock, Texas.

Today in Black America - April 27

POSTED: April 27, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Student Loan Debate Becomes Election-Year Fight

Gingrich Is Quitting the Race (Just Give Him a Little Time)

Senate Votes to Reauthorize Domestic Violence Act

Secret Service Agent’s Plea in Colombia Proved True

Hockey Loss Sets Off Slurs, and Boston Asks, ‘Again?’

KISS-FM and WBLS, Longtime Radio Rivals, Are Merging

City Decides to Spare School of Second Chances

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama slow jam on 'Fallon' just a taste of 'epic' social media war ahead

Downsizing Army may lay off veteran soldiers. Is that a breach of trust?

Saga of California's Salton Sea: a tragic chapter ahead?

The Star Ledger

Gov. Christie accuses Assembly Dems of lying as tax cut debate rages on

President Obama is praised, late congressmen are honored at N.J. Democrats dinner

Son of Old Bridge man beaten to death recalls attack, says he recognized one assailant

Atlantic City council approves $15K raise for mayor

The Orlando Sentinel

Attorney: George Zimmerman's website collected $200,000 before shutdown

The Detroit Free Press

Rochelle Riley: Dillon gives his verdict: Detroit must want more

Mother of missing girl Bianca Jones, on verge of losing home, gets a helping hand

Collection agency used by three metro health systems under investigation

Detroit students walk out, protest closing

State legislation would allow troubled cities like Detroit to borrow millions more

The Washington Post

Convicted D.C. Council member may have had help in fraud, report says

Obama reelection campaign to target a new voter set: military families

Health-care rebates could be coming

Lawmaker confirms Secret Service investigating new misconduct allegations

Barry seeks meeting with Philippines ambassador following nurse remark

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb urged to cut 182 jobs; school board votes Friday

Georgia high court won't hear SCLC suit

New stadium could cost $1B-plus

The Chicago Tribune

Roadblock for panel probing indicted lawmaker

2 charged in Oak Park beating motivated by Trayvon Martin killing, official says

CPS says $130 million more in principal discretion funds, but few details on cuts to come

USA Today

Heavy debt may dampen consumer spending

20 years later, Rodney King resonates

The Los Angeles Times

LAPD adds 30 officers to area around USC

Gov. issues execution directive to prison officials

Former Rep. Diane Watson recovering after heart attack

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio natives John Glenn, Toni Morrison to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Who is running the Cleveland branch of the NAACP?

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