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Legendary Harlem congressman and minister Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. was born in New Haven, Connecticut in 1908.

Today in Black America - February 8

POSTED: February 08, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Another Twist for G.O.P. as Santorum Fares Well

A Turn in the Winner’s Circle, With an Uncertain Effect on a Shifting Race

Gingrich Focuses on Ohio, Hoping for Eventual Payoff on Super Tuesday

Unleashed, Democrats Hunt for ‘Super PAC’ Donors

Media Decoder Blog: For Campaign News, Viewers Tune to Cable

After Outcry, a Senior Official Resigns at Komen

Talks Stall on How to Pay for Extending Payroll Tax Cut

Radical U.S. Muslims Little Threat, Study Says

Bruised Feelings or No, Chairman Applies Jolt to Housing Authority

Port Authority Called ‘Dysfunctional’ as Trade Center Costs Rise

The Christian Science Monitor

Why Obama’s flip-flop on super PACs won’t matter

Indiana 'right to work' law: what it means for the pro-union Rust Belt

Why Obama’s flip-flop on super PACs won’t matter

Could Rick Santorum put Newt Gingrich in the rearview mirror Tuesday?

The Star Ledger

Dozens take to streets to protest New Brunswick police shooting

N.J. senators demand probe into how personal info of Christie court nominees was leaked to press

2 years before contract expires, Montclair schools superintendent announces resignation

Judge voids Morris County freeholder's election, orders her removed from office

Pearson Education announces 900 jobs coming to Hoboken

Christ Hospital in Jersey City files for bankruptcy, pledges to remain part of community

The Detroit Free Press

MSU is requiring freshmen to have health insurance or join its plan

Foster care gap: State will tap federal funds to aid youths ages 18-21

Michigan Prisoner Re-Entry program keeping more parolees out, audit finds

Pete Hoekstra defends Super Bowl ad featuring Chinese woman amid claims of racial insensitivity

Do Good Detroit: Free Press, Detroit Media Partnership seek grant applicants in education, literacy

The Washington Post

Santorum revives his campaign with wins in Colo., Missouri, Minn.

The Fix: Minn. deals Romney his biggest blow

Romney’s unremarkable record on jobs

Lawmakers help institutions tied to family

Federal judges: California same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional

Madame Tussauds adds wax Harriet Tubman

DCPS talented-and-gifted pilot revives old idea

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

GOP, Dems offer charter school amendments

Barbecue restaurants donate to family of Atlanta police officer

Atlanta OKs truancy ordinance

The Chicago Tribune

Student debt pushes more toward bankruptcy

City seeking public input on cultural plan

New Chicago city sticker is under review for possible gang signs

Teen dies day after he and his father are shot in car at Southwest Side intersection

Chicago Archdiocese unveils 2-parish plan for the Rev. Michael Pfleger

Emanuel, Preckwinkle tout dividends of city-county collaboration

The Los Angeles Times

Landmark day in battle over gay-marriage

Gavin Newsom, who initiated California gay marriage, hails ruling

Divided court rejects Proposition 8

Proposal to establish rights for domestic workers splits lawmakers

LAUSD fires two teachers accused of sex abuse

USA Today

Job openings jump to near a 3-year high

Presidential historian stole valuable docs

New surveys: Catholics want birth control coverage

White House to address controversial birth control policy

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Zelma Watson George was actress, U.N. ambassador: Black History Month

Ohio Gov. John Kasich declares Ohio is 'alive again' in his second State of the State speech

National decisions impact Planned Parenthood, Susan G. Komen in Northeast Ohio

Vice President Joe Biden to address Ohio newspaper convention Thursday

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