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Congressman Mickey Leland, a fierce advocate for the poor, was born in 1944 in Lubbock, Texas.

Today in Black America - November 3

POSTED: November 03, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Fed Lowers Its Forecast for Growth, but Takes No Steps

Cain Says Perry Is Orchestrating a Smear Campaign

Accuser of Cain Won’t Go Public, Lawyer Says

Cain to Review Links to a Nonprofit

New Hampshire Claims Its Usual Early Spot on the Republican Primary Calendar

Arizona Senate, at Governor’s Urging, Ousts Chief of Redistricting Panel

Oakland’s Port Shuts Down as Protesters March on Waterfront

Experts Say N.Y. Police Dept. Isn’t Policing Itself

In Local Races, Cuomo Lends a Hand, and a Face and a Voice

The Christian Science Monitor

Fed's Ben Bernanke 'dissatisfied' with economy, unemployment rate

Ricin plot: Target list includes judges, IRS agents, Atlanta, and Washington

Phew! Employers cut fewer jobs in October than expected.

Why 1,900 crack cocaine users and dealers are getting out of prison early

The Star Ledger

Report: N.J. residents worse off money-wise in 2010 than 2000

Gov. Christie to permit partial privatization of operations at state parks

Mayor Booker, Assemblyman Bramnick invite either party to hold 2016 national convention in Newark

The Washington Post

Some in GOP signal openness to new revenue

Study: Big corporations use loopholes, dodge taxes

Obama rips Boehner over jobs bill

Romney’s work with liberals offers insight into his changing ideology

Affluent families no longer snub attending community colleges

Md. Sen. Currie’s public corruption trial nears end

GOP official quits over controversy

'Effective’ D.C. teachers aren’t safe

Landover church members are waging their own seven-day battle of Jericho

The Detroit Free Press

Mayor Dave Bing: Detroit may need emergency manager

Bing's office pledges better oversight after millions in grants returned

Anti-bullying legislation passes state Senate

State House votes to repeal motorcycle helmet law

Arthur Johnson, a civil rights icon and comrade of Martin Luther King Jr., dies at 85

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fake racial incident used to dupe store

5 Atlanta schools under state control

City: Protests cost nearly $452K

Grady gets more help recouping indigent care costs

The Chicago Tribune

Occupy Chicago protesters march in solidarity with Oakland in the Loop

Quinn wants tax relief for poor tied to business tax break

Ex-Mayor Richard Daley can be sued in Burge case, judge reaffirms in ruling

Father calls for state's attorney to prosecute officer who shot his son

The Los Angeles Times

Oakland riot police reportedly fire tear gas

UCLA relocates planned hotel and conference center

USA Today

Physical inactivity linked to breast, colon cancer

Oakland takes center stage in Occupy protests

Pressure rises on Cain amid allegations

Obama regains title as world's most powerful person

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Brookings report finds poverty-stricken neighborhoods jump dramatically in Cleveland area

Prescription drug collection nets more than 8,700 pounds in Cleveland area

Ohio House Republicans plan Thursday vote on new congressional map without deal with Democrats

Small-town Ohio mayors call on Congress to pass infrastructure portion of Obama jobs plan

U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge to dine on food stamp budget for week

The Houston Chronicle

More live in poor parts of Houston

Protesters target Perry, TCEQ over tax break

Outrage over video of judge beating daughter

The Baltimore Sun

Electricity cut off to Occupy Baltimore protesters

22 charged in indictment of Maryland-bred prison gang

Executive: 600 jobs would be cut in Constellation merger

Grand Prix 'struggling' financially, facing suits over unpaid bills

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