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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 - May 5

POSTED: May 05, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Account Tells of One-Sided Battle in Bin Laden Raid

President to Travel to Ground Zero to Honor Lives Lost

For Obama, Big Rise in Poll Numbers After Bin Laden Raid

Using History to Mold Ideas on the Right

Failing Grades on Civics Exam Called a ‘Crisis’

Connecticut’s Budget Is Done, but Governor’s Work Is Not

A Suspect’s Surrender, Eased by a Clergy Program to Curtail Black-on-Black Violence

CUNY Blocks Honor for Playwright Tony Kushner

For Next Chief of Newark Schools, Hard Choices

The Detroit Free Press

Bing presents plan to cut Detroit deficit to City Council

Kilpatrick aide: I didn't say e-mail was destroyed

Ex-GM executive named new DPS emergency manager

Tom Walsh: Controversy is nothing new for Roy Roberts

With DIA donation, Roberts spoke about encouraging education

DPS charter school bids roll in

The Christian Science Monitor

US won't release bin Laden photo: 'We're not interested in ... trophies.'

After bin Laden: Why the US wants military access to Afghanistan beyond 2014

A third of high school seniors lack basic grasp of civics, US government

Tucson district in turmoil over state ban on ethnic studies

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Confederate flag at courthouse draws complaints

DeKalb's top superintendent pick hired by N.C. district

John Lewis recounts Freedom Rides, 50 years later

Atlanta to hire 100 more cops

Atlanta police commander says he was forced into retirement

The Star Ledger

Christie refuses to talk about flouting N.J. Supreme Court if it orders more school funding

N.J. Chamber optimistic about profits, not jobs

ACLU sues in N.J. over FBI ethnic data collection

Gov. Christie names former N.Y. schools chief as new Newark schools superintendent

Trenton mayor's Chief of Staff Paul Sigmund is still suspended

Warren-based insurance company to pay $110K to settle racial discrimination claims at Milwaukee office

Division on Civil Rights: Franklin school board failed to end 'race-based bullying' of elementary student

Piscataway girl, 15, decides to go to Harvard after being accepted to 13 colleges

The Baltimore Sun

Phylicia Barnes' death ruled homicide, cause withheld

Impact of recession: New schools too costly for some counties

Reorganization under way in city schools

A 'partial victory' for Bernstein

The Washington Post

White House goes quiet on bin Laden raid

Who is Obama? Now we know.

Why I would’ve released the bin Laden photos

GOP vote delays overhaul rule

Striving for common ground

Study: Ideological splits widening

Minority parties roll out jobs agendas

D.C. hospital, nurses union reach deal

Census: Washington is getting younger

The Los Angeles Times

Proposals would cut state pensions

California has $2 billion in unexpected tax revenue

Think of it as hire education

Osama bin Laden's death removes a cloud that enveloped a generation

Chicago Tribune

Blagojevich jurors hear political maneuvering on tapes

Daley lauded in last Council meeting

Quinn withdraws state from 'flawed' federal immigration program

NU professor accused of ethical lapses

USA Today

'Geronimo' code name in bin Laden mission stirs American Indian backlash

Companies' profits up 17%

Job market spurs rise in apartment rents

Unions refocus political activity

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