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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 16

POSTED: May 16, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Idea Rebounds: Automatic Cuts to Curb Deficits

Rhode Island’s Medicaid Experiment Becomes a Talking Point for Budget Cutters

Gingrich Calls G.O.P.’s Medicare Plan Too Radical

After Hinting Otherwise, Huckabee Says He Won’t Run for President

Republicans Optimistic About Retaking Senate

U.S.D.A. May Hire an Ex-Employee’s Group

Gay CNN Anchor Sees Risk in Book

Despite City Crackdown, Immigrants Still Are Often Cheated by Job Agencies

Audit Gives Limited Nod to Reports on Schools

Many Eyes on a Fight in Nassau County Over a G.OP. Proposal for Redistricting

The Detroit Free Press

Homeland Security ends immigrant registration that targeted men from Muslim countries

Wayne Co. and Detroit could merge health departments

Detroit cop's firing clouded by his history of shootings

Detroit charter committee floats draft to public

The Christian Science Monitor

Number of 'birthers' is declining, recent polls show

GOP contenders face tough questions about policies, personal lives

With Mike Huckabee out, which GOP presidential hopefuls benefit?

Reform Social Security now? Demographics of electorate say yes.

Online media is replacing newspapers and TV. Is that a bad thing?

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Governor signs immigration bill

Clayton schools off probation

Spelman left spellbound by Michelle Obama

‘We want people to experience what poverty is really like’

The Star Ledger

New Jersey ranks as fourth most expensive state in which to live

Rutgers graduation: Toni Morrison's wisdom speaks to thousands at rainy commencement

Newark civic leaders irate at being left out of schools superintendent search

N.J. State Police troopers face strict new DWI policies

Christie boasts of green record at N.J. Environmental Federation Conference in Newark

Newark looks to apply peace strategies from weekend's summit

The Washington Post

A trail of stalled or abandoned HUD projects

Former House speaker’s harsh words

Medicare funds will be depleted in 13 years, report says

Redemption through brotherhood

Developer vs. historians in Oxon Hill

Close more charter schools faster

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland lawmakers feel pressure on nation's debt limit

15-year-old prodigy is youngest graduate of University of Baltimore

Was it racist when Gingrich called Obama 'the food stamp president'?

Chicago Tribune

Emanuel's planned spending freeze a down payment

Emanuel to be sworn in as mayor today

Madigan opposes property tax benefit for Cook County seniors

A long life, lived in tandem

An un-Common culture war

The Los Angeles Times

New Brown idea: tax first, ask voters later

Are we facing the end of the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage?

Donation will allow Claremont School of Theology to train rabbis, imams

USA Today

As water creeps closer, residents warned: Get out

Chicago's Emanuel says he's ready to root out corruption

CDC: U.S. murder toll from guns highest in big cities

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