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Edward W. Brooke, III, the first Black to serve in the U.S. Senate in the 20th century, is born in 1919 in Washington, D.C.

Today in Black America - May 10

POSTED: May 10, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Lena Horne, Singer and Actress, Dies at 92

Obama to Nominate Kagan as Justice

Holder Backs a Miranda Limit for Terror Suspects

Fight Erupts Over Rules Issued for ‘Mental Health Parity’ Insurance Law

Obama Asks Graduates to Close Education Gap

New Union Leader Wants Group to Be More of a Political Powerhouse

The Last Days of Bruce Llewellyn

Charter Schools’ New Cheerleaders: Financiers

Mayor Booker Favored, but Newark Is in No Mood to Celebrate This Year

Bloody Urban Landscapes

They Don’t Agree Often
 

Baltimore Sun

Mayor restores money for Safe Streets program

Gay youth center planned


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Metro Atlanta turns to slums for jobs

Grady hospital makes profit

Top teachers angry, upset at losing thousands a year


Detroit Free Press

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is up against a tough reality

Mourners bid tearful farewell

Mom shared generational love of reading, writing, education with her children, their friends


Star Ledger

Education commissioner Schundler dismisses U.S. test ranking N.J. at the top in reading, math

Friends, colleagues say both Wallace and Patterson are qualified for N.J. Supreme Court

Community gardens blossoming - when land can be found


The Washington Post

Elena Kagan said to be Obama's Supreme Court pick

Elena Kagan: '10th justice' has deep legal knowledge but no bench experience

RNC finance director and deputy are forced to resign

State Department's Cheryl Mills on rebuilding Haiti

Tim Chapman and Gary Cha partner to bring organic groceries to low-income areas

O'Malley has 8-point lead over Ehrlich, but 50% of voters undecided

Police and Tasers


Los Angeles Times

Lena Horne dies at 92; singer and civil rights activist who broke barriers

Poizner, Whitman both deploy exaggeration in attack ads


Chicago Tribune

Notre Dame gets first black valedictorian

Former Vice Lords chiefs now going a round for the kids

Violent crime down in Chicago, Weis says

Marriage on a tightrope

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