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Voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer was born in 1917 in Ruleville, in Sunflower County, Mississippi.

Today in Black America - February 1

POSTED: February 01, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Federal Judge Rules That Health Law Violates Constitution

U.S. Official With Egypt Ties to Meet With Mubarak

Napolitano Accuses Critics of Politicizing Border Issues

Bush’s Daughter, in a Break, Endorses Gay Marriage

AOL Founder to Lead White House Small-Business Effort

G.O.P. Governors Take Aim at Teacher Tenure

A Harlem Cultural Hub Is Threatened by Debt

State Prisons and Medicaid to Face Cuts in Cuomo Budget

Detroit Free Press

Snyder study calls uneven public, private earnings source of Michigan financial troubles

Treasurer's Office to train 45 emergency financial managers ahead of surge in community, school crises

DPS considers public boarding school

The Christian Science Monitor

White House vows to implement health care reform, despite judge’s ruling

Michele Bachmann, Rand Paul, and 8 others shaking up the new Congress

Hillary Clinton presses Haiti's René Préval to break election stalemate

Why Tunisia's winds of change aren't blowing south to sub-Saharan Africa

Cairo protesters distrustful as opposition groups jockey

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Duncan calls on black men to become teachers

Education secretary to Atlanta board: Get your act together

Bill would shorten early voting period

The Baltimore Sun

A month later, no signs of missing teen

Under proposal, community panel to choose City Council members

Online news project to rate journalism efforts in Baltimore

Police, firefighter unions plan to picket mayors' conference

Chicago Tribune

Study: Blacks more likely to be imprisoned for drug crimes

Quinn: 'We believe in civil rights'

L.A. transportation official to be new Metra boss

Braun's crack addict comment stirs new controversy

CPS' gifts to charities under scrutiny

Star Ledger

Gov. Christie says he will sign Atlantic City rescue package

Ex-Plainfield schools officials enroll in pretrial probation program, are banned from working for N.J. schools

Superintendent docks N.J. State Police sergeant's pay for harassment, misconduct pattern

N.J. Senate committee advances bill on dating violence

N.J. redistricting could shift legislative seat toward southern part of state

The Washington Post

Hispanic population plummeting in many places

RNC is $23 million in debt

Will Washington stop spending?

President Obama, cheerleader

In Prince George's, a grim list with 16 faces

Census data means Va. redistricting battle is near

The Los Angeles Times

2 candidates lose L.A. teachers union's backing

Brown argues for his budget plan in State of the State address

Jerry Brown nearly matched Meg Whitman's campaign spending on TV in final weeks of race

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