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November 30, 2015

Shirley Anita St. Hill (later Chisholm) is born in Brooklyn, New York on this day in 1924, and would later win election to Congress.

Today in Black America - April 23

POSTED: April 23, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

At Core of Detainee Fight: Did Methods Stop Attacks?

Mississippi Mayor Faces Re-election and a Trial

Justices Explore Role Race May Play in Employment

Study Cites Dire Economic Impact of Poor Schools

New Riverside Pastor’s Compensation Splits Congregation

The Washington Post

Federal Program to Boost Private Lending Struggles to Get Money to Consumers

A Bravura Opening

The Christian Science Monitor

Reverse-discrimination case splits Supreme Court

Katrina trial: New Orleans' truth commission

Big turnout in South African elections

Brazil stimulus does double duty

The Baltimore Sun

As economic crisis goes on, financial fears can push some over the edge

Man asphyxiated wife and daughters, then killed himself

Tragedy in Towson

Chicago Tribune

Homeowners turn to roommates in recession

Detroit Free Press

This will be GM's last chance to get it right

Dave Bing would be Detroit’s oldest elected mayor

Next mayor's challenge: Fix Detroit's books

Boston Globe

Challengers push for debates as mayor launches candidacy

A fifth term is debatable

A job crisis for young black men

Los Angeles Times

ANC a tough sell for some South Africa voters



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