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Legendary Harlem congressman and minister Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. was born in New Haven, Connecticut in 1908.

Today in Black America - June 28

POSTED: June 28, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Jury Finds Blagojevich Guilty of Corruption

Justices Reject Ban on Violent Video Games for Children

Bachmann Opens Campaign as Expectations Grow

Sinking G.O.P. Poll Numbers May Put Florida in Play

Texas Is Pressed to Spare Mexican Citizen on Death Row

Trial of New Orleans Police Begins in the 2005 Killings of Unarmed Civilians

Teacher Grades: Pass or Be Fired

Even Without Teacher Layoffs, City Schools Will Still Feel Pain

Board Raises Caps on Rent Increases, to the Usual Jeers

For House Telling Paramus’s History, End May Be Near

The Baltimore Sun

Rawlings-Blake officially announces campaign

City teachers union criticizes state evaluation system

Cardin: 'I disagree with President Obama' on Libya

Mom remembers boy shot at sleepover

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia board committee approves charter schools

APS board change complete

Group feeds Atlanta's homeless, serves over 225

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit City Council expected to vote on budget deal today

Emery King to aid mayor after lawsuit filed

Organizers in Highland Park join efforts to repeal state law that imposes emergency managers

DPS emergency manager Roberts says he'll cut the deficit

700 Detroit residents gather to sound off on jobs

The Christian Science Monitor

White House insists taxes must be part of the debt and deficit solution

On Michele Bachmann announcement day, a tea party nod to Rick Perry

Supreme Court declines to take up Abu Ghraib detainee lawsuit

What next after Supreme Court ruling on violent video games?

Egypt's budding entrepreneurs get boost from US

The Star Ledger

Manager of N.J. child abuse hotline is fired following case of 8-year-old Irvington girl

Gov. Christie is set to sign bill requiring public workers to contribute more for pension, health benefits

Income tax increase on NJ millionaires passed by Senate committee, awaits decision by Christie

N.J. Senate fails to block WNET plan, ending NJN network

N.J. Senate approves nomination of Anne Patterson to state Supreme Court

ACLU report says N.J. police misuse, abuse informants

The Chicago Tribune

Blagojevich convicted

Fitzgerald: 'The vindication is to the people'

CTA cuts 54 management jobs, with more budget trims likely

Whittier parents staging a sit-in to meet with CPS officials

The Los Angeles Times

New state budget assumes billions in extra revenue

Brown, Democrats reach budget deal without taxes

State budget deal at a glance

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Honored youth mentor Jeffery English charged with prostitution

The Washington Post

Billion dollar man: Obama woos big donors

Obama has work cut out for him on political map

Lessons from the Gates war room

Summer jobs program expanding

Gray: Developments, jobs coming

‘Age wave’ hits Va., Md. suburbs

The District’s next health calamity: HIV infection among Latino men

USA Today

Supreme Court: 2010-11 term in review

Democrats pitch DREAM Act as needed economic patch

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