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United Negro College Fund founder Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson, president of Tuskegee Institute, was born in Washington, D.C.

Today in Black America - August 6

POSTED: August 06, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Kagan Joins Supreme Court After 63-37 Vote in Senate

Senate Votes $26 Billion for States and Schools

White House Party for Africa Leaves Out Leaders

Corporate Money Aids Centers Linked to Lawmakers

Guest List for Rangel’s Birthday Celebration Shrinks

Chancellor Declares Emergency to Sidestep State Ruling and Expand Charter School

Judge Sentences Ex-Officer to 5 Years for Sexual Abuse

Xenophobia: Fear-Mongering for American Votes

Star Ledger

Democratic lawmakers hold Atlantic City summit on future of N.J. gambling

Background: Mixed proposals for future of N.J.'s gaming industry

Assembly lawmakers say N.J. should pay into pension fund before making more cuts

N.J. resident Wyclef Jean resigns as CEO of charity, prepares to run for Haiti presidency

Newark City Council, Mayor Booker scramble to fill budget hole after MUA plan is defeated

The Christian Science Monitor

Wyclef Jean for Haiti president: Four challenges he'll face

Jobless claims jump to three-month high

Mitch McConnell predicts more bipartisanship in next Congress

Kenya constitution vote could pave way to stability

Will California gay marriage ruling affect other states?

Baltimore Sun

60% of city elementary and middle schools fall short

City students get taste of college

Governor, mayor announce new city school board members

Detroit Free Press

Next governor must have urban agenda

Detroit Schools to unveil college counseling suite

Dems to express party unity during breakfast event

The Washington Post

More jobs needed to lift consumers, drive recovery

Is the GOP shedding a birthright?

U.S. charges 14 with giving support to Somali insurgent group

HUD to award $79 million in grants to reduce foreclosures and help families

District Latinos face challenges in employment and housing, study says

Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia area nonprofits could receive millions in federal grants

Ramsey beefs up Philadelphia police ethics strategies

Philly woman is part of bias suit against Census Bureau

Camden preparing to close library system

Chicago Tribune

Ayers set to retire from UIC

Los Angeles Times

Bell salaries raise more concerns about CalPERS

7 nominees announced for board of Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital

Maxine Waters speaks out against ethics charges

Whitman encounters criticism from protesters and radio show hosts

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