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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 - May 14

POSTED: May 14, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Nominee Scrutinized for Hiring on Race

Disputed Judicial Nominee Advances on Party-Line Vote

Hawaii Limits Requests on Obama’s Birth Records

In New York Trip, Obama Is Optimistic on Economy

Citing Individualism, Arizona Tries to Rein in Ethnic Studies in School

Agents Swarm Newburgh in Raid Against Gangs

Renewed Fight Looms Over Ending Role of Political Parties in Elections

The Wavering War on AIDS

The Christian Science Monitor

L.A. vs. Arizona: Who wins in immigration law dust-up?

Exxon Valdez cleanup holds lessons for Gulf oil spill

Counterterrorism training to curb Al Qaeda threat in Africa

Baltimore Sun

Police commissioner decries proposed cuts

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Huffington Post cites Morehouse as among the nation's most grueling

Reed pushes Centers of Hope plan

Detroit Free Press

Stray bullet stops generous heart ; even dying, grandma thinks of others

Judge: Conyers must be deposed

Ordinance could end free help at downtown Detroit events

Racism couldn't deter legendary Horne

Star Ledger

Hundreds of pink slips to be sent to non-tenured N.J. teachers

N.J. students, teachers rally in favor of school voucher bill at Statehouse

Young community activist seeks to unseat Newark Central Ward council incumbent in runoff

The Washington Post

In Kentucky's Senate race, ties to Mitch McConnell could be helpful or harmful

Study finds that effects of low-quality child care last into adolescence

In District politics, 'progressives' aren't what they used to be

Strict cellphone ban expected in Prince George's schools

Los Angeles Times

L.A. police panel fails to disclose findings on use-of-force incidents

Tennis is serious sport in San Quentin Prison

L.A.'s Homeboy Industries lays off most employees

Abel Maldonado, GOP candidate for California lieutenant governor

Nina Simone: biography and biopic

Chicago Tribune

Feds announce deal to improve Cook County Jail conditions

Tech classes target the middle-class unemployed

Illinois groups win grants to promote racial healing

Suburban churches call for stop to Congo mineral trade

Boston Globe

Hundreds gather for slain honor student's funeral

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