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November 29, 2013

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

Today in Black America - May 29

POSTED: May 29, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Begins Commemoration of Vietnam Era

In Massachusetts Senate Race, Top Democrat Has Rival

Billionaire Finds New Role in Effort to Defeat Obama

U.S. Winds Down Longer Benefits for the Unemployed

A Tough Judge’s Proposal for Fairer Sentencing

Money From Colleagues Buoys Rangel Campaign

The Christian Science Monitor

This Memorial Day, many Vietnam vets, long silent, are finding a voice

Romney has big lead over Obama among military veterans

Typical CEO made $9.6 million last year

The Star Ledger

Cory Booker tells Oprah Winfrey he can't visualize running for president

Trenton police director's plan for repromotions, rehiring has union backing

Fontoura faces 3 challengers for Essex sheriff's post

Ronald C. Rice the best pick for Donald Payne Sr.'s Congressional seat

The Detroit Free Press

Legislation could help fix streetlights in Detroit

State plans to step up inspections of migrant worker living conditions

More kids vulnerable to sexual exploits online

University of Michigan wants to join federal lawsuit on GSRA unionization

Inkster woman, 113, is one of the world's oldest living people

Rochelle Riley: There's no time to waste; more cops needed on Detroit streets

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Gone and almost forgotten -- slave graves along I-75

Citizen Review Board under scrutiny

‘Pioneers’ helped break
 Marines’ color barrier

The Washington Post

Plagued by gun crime, Prince George’s considers making offenders register

Debt without the degree: Number of college dropouts with loans is rising

Texas-style redistricting vexes voters, puts map lines in perpetual motion

Program recruits older vets for job training

Marion Barry: ‘Should have said Polish’

The Chicago Tribune

Pension reform hits snag in Springfield

City to open 2 veterans offices next month

USA Today

Fewer Americans draw on federal relief programs

Mosque projects are sometimes controversial

Kansas governor signs measure blocking Islamic law

Illegal immigrants find paths to college, careers

The Los Angeles Times

Students may lose summer school option

6 candidates vie to succeed Cooley as L.A. County D.A.

Epithet that divides Mexicans is banned by Oxnard school district

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland settles suit with former prison guard for $900,000

Nonprofits can transform society but first they must transform themselves: Margaret Bernstein

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