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Voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer was born in 1917 in Ruleville, in Sunflower County, Mississippi.

Today in Black America - March 3

POSTED: March 03, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Investigators Are Told of Paterson Bid to Quiet Accuser

Gov. Paterson’s Oath

Obama Offers to Use Some G.O.P. Health Care Proposals

Under Fire, Rangel Appears to Be Losing Grip of Committee

Senator Relents, and Jobless Bill Passes

A Plan to Talk About Jobs, Elbowed Aside by Health Care

Leading Scholar’s U-Turn on School Reform Shakes Up Debate

Supreme Court Still Divided on Guns

Calculating Poverty in New York: More by City Standard, and Less by Federal One

Watching Certain People

Baltimore Sun

Towson professor fired over racial slur

Hopkins University workers encouraged to volunteer in city schools

City students, parents, teachers protest proposed education cuts

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama open to four Republican healthcare ideas

Racist acts at UC San Diego underscore deeper tension on campus

Hamas assassination: Debit cards issued by firm with Israeli ties

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Residents sue Atlanta over "illegal" pension changes

Obama yet to fill judicial vacancies in Atlanta

Detroit Free Press

Panel: Lawyer Stefani committed misconduct

Panel: Kilpatrick's lawyer broke the rules

Rayford Jackson heads to prison today for role in bribery scandal

Quicken founder wants to bring 2,400 downtown

City's rebirth at risk over lack of births

Washington Post

Rep. Charles Rangel refuses to give up his post as Ways and Means chairman

New formula to give fresh look at U.S. poverty

Some senators need a lift, others use the elevator to go 'bunning' for cover

Supreme Court does more wrangling with gun laws

D.C. Metro expects to tap ex-N.J. transit chief as interim general manager

D.C. Council votes to censure Barry, strip him of chairmanship

He's 'been through worse,' but Marion Barry's battles are taking a toll

Standing up to Marion Barry

Los Angeles Times

L.A. County probation workers elude punishment for misdeeds

Big cuts proposed for L.A. County sheriff, including jail transfers

Jerry Brown says he offers 'insider's knowledge' and an 'outsider's mind'

Chicago Tribune

Dozens seek to replace Scott Lee Cohen as lieutenant governor nominee

City steps in to block Daley testimony at developer’s bribery trial

GOP’s gift to Dems

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