today in black history

December 21, 2013

Prolific Negro League baseball home run king Josh Gibson, who never got the opportunity to play in Major League baseball, is born in 1911.

Today in Black America - May 25

POSTED: May 25, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Black Firefighters’ Claim Was Timely, Justices Say

U.S. Crime Rates Fell Despite Economy

Communications Law to be Reviewed

Hard Times Spur Ideas for Change

A Door Opens for Workers

Following BP's Lead


The Christian Science Monitor

Supreme Court rules for African-Americans in firefighter hiring case

US crime rate is down: six key reasons

Did Israel offer to sell South Africa nuclear weapons?


The Guardian (U.K.)

Revealed: how Israel offered to sell South Africa nuclear weapons

Israeli president denies offering nuclear weapons to apartheid South Africa

Israel revelations resonate in global talks on establishing WMD-free zone


Detroit Free Press

Prosecutors seek 2- to 5-year sentence for Kilpatrick

Mayor Bing's office defends actions in wake of recent violence

Detroit pastor seeks apology from Cox

Detroit boy, 12, shot during domestic dispute


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Civil rights coalition argues for permanent injunction of Georgia citizenship voter verification

Klan outfits cause a stir in Lumpkin County school

Unemployment benefits make people lazy? Not so

Report charges misconduct at Atlanta Police Department


Star Ledger

N.J. budget figures project $767 million deficit

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie says Statehouse rally had 'absolutely no effect' on him

Jury finds Rodolfo Godinez guilty in Newark schoolyard killings

Essex prosecutors to seek multiple 30-year sentences in Newark schoolyard slaying conviction

Budget cuts, layoffs prompt East Orange schools superintendent to step down


Chicago Tribune

Cops: Teen killed in Dolton was an innocent passerby

Students hit the books to protest budget cuts


The Washington Post

Obama endorses 'don't ask, don't tell' compromise in Congress

Palin-backed GOP candidate allegedly rips off Obama's 2004 speech

President Obama seeks new version of line-item veto

McDonnell meets with legislative black caucus

Rand Paul's Libertarian La-La Land

Howard University celebrates legendary surgeon LaSalle Leffall's 80th birthday


Los Angeles Times

L.A. council panel backs 37% hike in ambulance fees

Cal State fights release of documents on Palin speech


Baltimore Sun

Raymond Haysbert, Parks Sausage CEO, dead at 90

Pink slips coming next week for up to 600 city workers





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