today in black history

October 07, 2015

Playwright, poet and activist Amiri Baraka, birth name LeRoi Jones, was born in 1934 in Newark, New Jersey.

Today in Black America - August 2

POSTED: August 02, 2011, 12:00 am

  • POST
    • Add to Mixx!
  • Text Size
  • PDF

The New YorkTimes

How Cuts Will Change the Black Middle Class

House Passes Deal to Avert Debt Crisis

States and Cities Brace for Less Federal Money

Small City, Big Debt Problems

That Monolithic Tea Party Just Wasn’t There

Somalis Waste Away as Insurgents Block Escape From Famine

The Racist Scourge

Developers of Islamic Center Try a New Strategy

Review Aims to Avert Cheating on State Tests

The Detroit Free Press

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to leave jail today

Release of Kwame Kilpatrick's memoirs delayed

Latinos, advocates blast immigration agency for dismissing profiling allegations

New state office to help biggest cities attract young, old

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS accreditation review set

SCLC convention to go on, despite loss of leader

Services set for SCLC leader

Rally to celebrate Atlanta Public Schools

APS faces $10M in cuts

The Baltimore Sun

Councilwoman Conaway drops $21M lawsuit vs. blogger

Baltimore Co. Council hears concerns on redistricting

City police investigating fatal shootings of two boys, 15

City turns attention to elementary science education

University of Baltimore president responds to ousted law dean

The Chicago Tribune

CPS, unions meet over raise cuts

Rich and famous funnel millions to 'super PACs'

Quinn signs Illinois DREAM Act

Emanuel vows no tax hikes to bridge $635.7 million budget gap

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County child welfare chief quits

LAPD officers expand community policing

Back to School: Hazards of the blackboard jungle

The Christian Science Monitor

Debt-ceiling bill clears House. Now, hopes that Round 2 will be better.

Save Our Schools March: a teacher revolt against Obama education reform

Ethiopia plans ambitious resettlement of people buffeted by East Africa drought

Norway attacks: Was Breivik a Christian terrorist?

The Washington Post

Senate set to take up debt-ceiling measure

What debt debate means for 2012

Angry liberals seek silver lining

Perry ‘poised to enter’ presidential race

What causes segregation patterns in housing?

Keeping watch over D.C.’s streets

Schools chief takes a measured start

Friends say Jericho founder questioned son’s readiness to head ministry in Landover

The Star Ledger

N.J. Supreme Court accepts committee's recommendation on retired judge's censure

Reward offered in case of teacher fatally shot in Newark

Braun: Newark's violence points to cop layoffs, breakdown in values

Former Plainfield street gang leader admits he distributed crack cocaine

N.J. Lottery to crack down on youth gambling

USA Today

Richer minorities seen living in poorer areas

Spending cuts could hurt economy

Cleveland Plain Dealer

10% of Ohio's judges will be forced to retire in next 6 years if Issue 1 fails this fall

Related References