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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 - April 19

POSTED: April 19, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Judges See Sentencing Injustice, but the Calendar Disagrees

Arizona Governor Rejects Bid to Loosen Gun Rules

California: G.O.P. Official Draws Fire for Obama Caricature

Destruction on Campus Brings End to Semester

In Private School Admissions, a Firm Creates Fans and Skeptics

The Detroit Free Press

State Police: Limited Detroit crime lab can work

Federal prosecutors: Leave Monica Conyers in prison

Detroit Police Department could get 2 more years for reforms if it stays on track

Violence at pastor Terry Jones' rally in Dearborn feared

Ex-stripper-turned-officer Paytra Williams: I never danced at Manoogian

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb settles racial bias suit for $1.3M

DeKalb teachers return to classroom

Clayton school board may take back employee bonuses

Atlanta council faces tough financial decisions

Population shifts mean big changes for schools

The Christian Science Monitor

New Chicago schools chief has record of reform, but irked teachers

Supreme Court refuses to hear Guantánamo Bay detainee case

US credit rating: Congress has many debt plans, but will it heed warning?

Gas prices nearing the point where Americans cut back

Hilton Kelley helps clean up Texas Gulf Coast town

Chicago Tribune

Battle lines drawn as CPS boss chosen

Tea party draws 500 to tax-day rally

Lawmaker calls for probe into Chicago State

The Star Ledger

N.J. man accused of sending threatening e-mails to 5 Latino civil rights groups gets 4 years

Judge to hear N.J. GOP's challenge of Carl Lewis' residency status

Paterson police protest 125 layoffs

Spending freezes cause state to reject $1M in purchases for Paterson public schools

The Baltimore Sun

William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies

Quotes: Remembering Schaefer

Timeline of Schaefer's public life

Editorial: The hero of Baltimore

Treasurer for state Sen. Currie sentenced to a year in jail

More than 330 Baltimore City teachers sign up for early retirement

Landers plans to announce mayoral bid

150 years ago, bloodshed started here

The Washington Post

Economy is battering Obama in the polls

Planned Parenthood’s broader work

Robinson: Take Donald Trump seriously

What’s the debt ceiling and why is it an issue?

The Los Angeles Times

18.1% admitted to UC aren't Californians

New prison guard perk could cost California a bundle

L.A. County budget seeks no layoffs despite deficit

USA Today

AIDS prevention pill study halted; no benefit seen

Nigerian leader wins presidential poll amid riots

Poll: Students optimistic despite money doubts

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