today in black history

October 31, 2014

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 - March 12

POSTED: March 12, 2012, 12:00 am

  • POST
    • Add to Mixx!
  • SEND TO FRIEND
  • Text Size
  • TEXT SIZE
  • CLEARPRINT
  • PDF

The New York Times

Tight G.O.P. Primaries Suggest Less-Predictable South

Rivals Call Romney a Weak Choice for G.O.P. Nomination

Labor Leaders Plan to Apply New Clout in Effort for Obama

Centrist Women Tell of Disenchantment With Republicans


Health Care Act Offers Roberts a Signature Case


Use of Public Transit Grew in 2011, Report Indicates


Nonfiction Curriculum Enhanced Reading Skills, Study Finds

Wall Street Protesters Complain of Police Surveillance


The Christian Science Monitor

Gun nation: Inside America's gun-carry culture

GOP presidential race seems close, but Mitt Romney has the numbers

As Republican candidates pummel each other, Obama can only smile

In South Carolina, Republicans play hard, fall hard. Consider Ken Ard.

7 stories on Africa this week, other than Kony2012



The Star Ledger

Late U.S. Rep. Donald Payne to be honored over 3-day period

Jersey City parking agency signs off on 12 percent pay hike for executive director; mayor says contract 'not tenable'

Push in Jersey City to declare Diwali, India's 'festival of lights,' a school holiday


6 months into N.J. law to halt bullying, a survey takes a look at how it's working

Unemployed Newark residents get help from online program, Jobs Connect

Cranford police chief's old phone call sparks questions, apology


The Detroit Free Press

Hate crime frightens former Detroit couple, even after tormentor's conviction


Obama campaign courts young voters as way to recapture energy of '08


Storied Brewster-Douglass housing projects in Detroit may soon be demolished


Secretary of State Ruth Johnson: In pursuit of greater transparency


The Washington Post

As gasoline prices rise, Obama’s ratings fall


GOP candidates struggle to connect with conservative Southern voters

The right of protection


New HUD rule aims to cut discrimination


For D.C. mayor, engaging public is worth the cost

Pr. William religious leaders want answers from GE on housing



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

More time for sewer upgrades?

Occupy protesters arraigned


The Chicago Tribune


FEMA denies aid for towns hit by tornado

Food vendor's gifts to CPS worker prompts ethics probe


Quinn endorses Jackson over primary challenger Halvorson for 2nd District seat



The Los Angeles Times

Student anger puts heat on lawmakers to restore funding

Drug users' union in San Francisco part of growing movement

Minority students as targets?



USA Today

Texas law bars funding for Planned Parenthood

Investing in energy innovation

Puerto Rico's exodus is all about jobs


Bus, train, subway use up in 2011



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Mayor Frank Jackson's plan to revamp Cleveland schools still needs legislative support


Legal Aid Society of Cleveland must cut $1.4 million from budget

Mitt Romney won Ohio, but he faces challenges in the state against President Obama






Related References