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Singer and Academy Award nominated actress Ethel Waters, a winner of the NY Drama Critics Award, was born in 1896 in Chester, PA.

Today in Black America - February 2

POSTED: February 02, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Secrecy Shrouds ‘Super PAC’ Funds in Latest Filings

‘Poor’ Quote by Romney Joins a List Critics Love

Gingrich Awaits a Flashy New Endorsement

Obama’s Oblique Attacks Hint at Romney as Expected Rival

Indiana Governor Signs a Law Creating a ‘Right to Work’ State

Uproar as Breast Cancer Group Ends Partnership With Planned Parenthood


With Data Backing Smaller High Schools, City’s Larger Ones Fret Over Their Fate


Quinn’s Friendship With Lobbyist May Pose Test in Mayor Bid

Separate Public Schools From Churches


The Christian Science Monitor

Obama plan to lower mortgage payments could help, but how much?

Super PACs: FEC report sheds light on powerful influence of a few big donors

Mitt Romney's 'poor' choice of words: Who's really struggling in America?


Why Ron Paul could rally in February caucuses



The Detroit Free Press


Neighbor: Slain Detroit 12-year-old had a 'beautiful' spirit; charges pending in her death

Don Cornelius took 'Soul Train' on pioneering trip

Judge reappoints co-trustees of Rosa Parks estate


Poli-Bytes: Snyder welcomed to Congress with an appeal not to appoint manager for Detroit

Lawyer for ex-lawmaker snared in drug-ring bust: This is out of character

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, unions reach tentative deals



The Star Ledger

Man shot by New Brunswick cops is in critical condition

Rutgers University faculty calls for cuts to athletic department subsidies

Trenton killings, violence prompts meeting with AG officials about State Police intervention

N.J. Sen. Kyrillos talks fiscal responsibility in launch of U.S. Senate campaign


Former top-level N.J. Department of Corrections official admits extorting money from employee

Despite aid cuts, N.J. students improved test scores in 2010-11 school year


The Washington Post

Romney funds rely on the super-rich

For Romney and Paul, a strategic alliance

Obama announces mortgage help

What the housing proposal means for you

Planned Parenthood donations spike

Jobless rate in Washington region falls in Dec.


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Bill discussed banning students who haze from Ga. schools

Man with HIV should get hearing over rejection to join Atlanta police force

City reaches deal with concessionaire for disclosure of documents


The Chicago Tribune

Quinn shoves aside state's budget woes

Chicago student takes 90-day technology break

Don Cornelius: A pioneer of street style


Marv Dyson: 'Hard to understand' Cornelius death

Experts: State wards fare better, but still struggle, by staying in system longer



The Los Angeles Times

A wealthy few use 'super-PACs' to wield new clout

Ruling on redistricting a wake-up call for California GOP


Gov. Brown names panel to dismantle L.A. redevelopment agency


Don Cornelius dies at 75; creator of 'Soul Train'


USA Today

Pockets of prosperity in USA escaped recession

Racial 'opportunity gap' lowest in South, West


N.J. governor apologizes for civil rights remark

'Soul Train' host Don Cornelius found dead



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's budget cushioned by downtown construction projects

Cleveland's John Marshall High School to be razed, rebuilt at current site


Robert Madison, leads architecture firm: Black History Month



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