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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 - January 17

POSTED: January 17, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Discord in G.O.P. as Conservatives Air Differences

Romney Is Opponents’ Main Target in G.O.P. Debate

Editorial: Taxes and Transparency

Black Voters Are Wary as Hopefuls Seek Kinship

Four Evangelical Leaders Reaffirm Support for Gingrich

Invoking King, Cuomo and Bloomberg Stoke Fight on Teacher Review Impasse

Split by Race and Wealth, but Discovering Similarities as They Study Steinbeck

Despite Long Slide by Kodak, Company Town Avoids Decay

The Christian Science Monitor

Martin Luther King, Jr. and the decline in what younger generations know about him

Martin Luther King, Jr.: How would American life be different without him?

'Occupy Congress' attempts to get lawmakers' attention

Occupy Nigeria victory: president to cut fuel prices

The Star Ledger

Newark police arrest 6 in connection to weekend crimes, confiscate guns and drugs

Jersey City assemblyman apologizes for Facebook post calling Philadelphia Eagles 'gaybirds'

Citing Martin Luther King, North Jersey officials, clergy and community leaders issue joint statement on Jewish temple attacks

Braun: Menendez judge flap brings to light intriguing legal question

Trenton teacher takes legal battle to state court

For Martin Luther King Jr. Day, civil rights activists take to Newark to call for economic justice

The Detroit Free Press

Controversial Mayor Janice Daniels thrusts Troy into national spotlight

'Pretend that you are a slave' assignment angers Melvindale parent

Detroiters remember King, share his message

Democrat to challenge Patterson

'3 evils' of poverty, racism, militarism must be toppled, says Snyder on MLK Day

Michigan's public universities see 24% increase in 'unrestricted' net assets

State program reaches out to keep kids in school

The Washington Post

Romney widens distance from GOP pack

Poll finds 84 percent of Americans disapprove of job Congress is doing

How the rich got richer

Crowds flock to King Memorial on day honoring the slain civil rights leader

MLK Day parade in D.C. returns to national holiday

Robinson: The myth of no-fault capitalism

In D.C. loan program, mortgage defaults abound

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

King Day commemorated by dreamers and doers

Ebenezer pastor criticizes Gingrich

200,000 MLK documents go online

Classmates remember King

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to visit China in trade mission in March

The Chicago Tribune

King holiday marked by march for 'education justice'

On MLK Day, teens hear black veteran's memories of racism

Glanton: The 'angry black woman' stereotype

Religious leaders, Occupy Chicago celebrate King

Trice: Timuel Black Jr.'s memorabilia is rare glimpse into black Chicago

The Los Angeles Times

Honoring King by sprucing up school

Homeless make up growing number of Calif. welfare recipients

Voters need facts, not myths

Tenured UC Riverside professor faces rare firing discussions

Budget plan would raise the bar for Cal Grant financial aid

USA Today

Experts: More schools likely to lose accreditation

Nation honors King's legacy, breakthroughs

Polls: Job approval for Congress sinks lower

Cincinnati holds gun buyback on King holiday

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Panels, prayers, arts mark MLK Day

Clarence Bozeman of Maple Heights was driver for Martin Luther King Jr. (video)

Getting students ready for college is shared goal of Ohio Board of Regents, Department of Education

Foreclosure prevention changes may help Ohioans

Ohio has 840,000 students getting school lunch aid

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