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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 3

POSTED: February 03, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

S.E.C. Spares Large Banks From Tough Sanctions

Outcry Grows After Funding Cut by Cancer Group

Editorial: A Betrayal

A Symbol of Democracy Is Criticized as Undemocratic

Romney’s Tough Immigration View Is at Odds With His Church

Through a Web Site Under Construction, a Secret Donor Is Revealed

In Post-Earmark Era, Small Cities Step Up Lobbying to Fight for Federal Grants

As Fiscal Cloud Lifts, Mayor Offers a Budget Free of Tax Increases or Broad Layoffs


Mayor to Give $250,000 to Planned Parenthood


The Christian Science Monitor


'Soul Train' icon Don Cornelius changed the beat of the nation

Does it matter whom Donald Trump endorses?

Lesson of L.A. teacher sex-crime case: Heed children who report abuse


Money pours into Planned Parenthood. Was Susan G. Komen misunderstood?


The Star Ledger

Newark superintendent to announce closing of 7 failing schools, new charter school rules

N.J. Assembly committee advances bill to allow gay marriage


Ex-MF Global risk chief said warnings likely played into his firing


N.J. Assembly panel approves bill raising minimum school dropout age to 18


Newark city councilman announces bid for U.S. Congress



The Detroit Free Press


Arrest warrant in 12-year-old girl's shooting death reviewed

Tentative deal with unions may not be enough to stop state takeover of Detroit


Statement from Mayor Dave Bing and union coalition

Rochelle Riley: College student candidates want to put returning veterans, small business on Michigan's agenda

City of Detroit promises unions it'll crack down on delinquent taxes, unpaid tickets


The Washington Post


Obama blends faith, electoral politics at annual National Prayer Breakfast

Conflicted American electorate has Republicans on a roller coaster

Robinson: Romney clueless about poverty

Obama to announce Veterans Job Corps

Gingrich to contest Fla. delegate rules

Civil Rights organizer Ruskin remembered



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

State incentives for high-paying jobs?

Vote gives OK to constitutional amendment helping charter schools

Parents express dissatisfaction with APS redistricting plans


The Chicago Tribune

Women file sex-bias claims against Wal-mart with EEOC

Chicago nonprofit Operation Homelink is among first lady Michelle Obama's finalists for supporters of troops and families

State high court reaffirms ban on confessions obtained through torture

O'Hare bookstore firings renew living wage push for Chicago airports


Star retired for officer who 'died doing what he wanted to'


In Haiti's complicated recovery, local efforts shine


The Los Angeles Times


Smugglers thought black drivers would avoid suspicion


Accused teacher Berndt was target of 1994 investigation

L.A. Unified seeks dismissal of music teacher in abuse case


California lawmakers keep school buses rolling



USA Today

Tough times for Freedom Center

N.Y. police document: Focus on Shiite mosques


Obama's day: A new unemployment rate


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Marcus Garvey Academy, a Cleveland charter school, will close Feb. 20

Virgil E. Brown Sr., blazed trail in Ohio politics in elected, appointed posts: Black History Month


Cuts in Ohio's state budget could make Northeast Ohio communities consider combining services



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