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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 - August 27

POSTED: August 27, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Maligned FEMA Chief Visits New Orleans

Rumor to Fact in Tales of Post-Katrina Violence

Gay Bush Aide? No Bombshell in Age of Fiscal Issues

Panel Presses BP on Its Safety Record

Immigration Agency Ends Some Deportations

Islamic Center Also Challenges a Young Builder

Paterson Misled Inquiry Over Tickets, Report Says

Perjury Inquiry by Prosecutor in Albany May Outlast the Governor’s Term

This Is Not a Recovery

Baltimore Sun

Maryland mortgage woes ease in second quarter

Columbia's racial diversity focus of group discussion

Prosecutor campaign revives memories of '02 death of family

City councilwoman's appeal denied; trial in October

The Christian Science Monitor

Is New York cabbie stabbing result of 'anti-Muslim hysteria'?

Glenn Beck rally Saturday in D.C.: Is it a political event, or not?

Five Senate races to watch

November election: Virginia race shows what Democrats are up against

Foreclosures aren't over, despite quarterly drop in mortgage delinquency

Zimbabwe Youth League urges South Africa to grab mines, land from white farmers

Detroit Free Press

Funding for DPS food program is at risk

Bobb says his health is not a problem

We, the people, need to pay attention

Weaver's surprise exit shakes up Michigan Supreme Court

Star Ledger

U.S. officials refute Christie on attempt to fix Race to the Top application during presentation

N.J. counties group head advised officials to skirt public-records laws by keeping documents 'personal'

Gov. Christie distributes checklists to help towns keep property taxes down

Port Authority officials agree to build office towers at WTC site

Newark submits plan to eliminate nearly 1,000 city jobs

Newark is entering 'new frontier' with idea to sell municipal buildings in time to close budget gap

The Washington Post

Uneven Katrina recovery efforts often offered the most help to the most affluent

Spirit of Survival: Returning to New Orleans five years after Hurricane Katrina

Carter gains release of U.S. activist imprisoned by North Korea

Among Democrats, economic pressures are changing tax-cut dynamics

Ex-judge: Possible criminal charges for NY gov

Progress slows in closing achievement gaps in D.C. schools

Friendships that last have molded Vincent Gray's life

Hostility across U.S. jars Muslim college students

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Metro Atlanta growing, but at rates not seen since grandpa's day

Philadelphia Inquirer

PHA's Greene suspended amid federal probe

33 schools in the Philadelphia region will share $58.7 million in federal grants

DRPA's unwritten policy on insurance fees takes hits from two sides

Lawmakers to try to override Christie's women's-health veto

Chicago Tribune

Blagojevich holdout explains vote

Brown ends 'jeans days' after investigation's report

Foundation marks 55th anniversary of Till murder

Los Angeles Times

Brown and Whitman spar in sync

Bill to post California legislators' salaries online stalls

Community colleges cancel deal with online Kaplan University

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