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November 30, 2015

Shirley Anita St. Hill (later Chisholm) is born in Brooklyn, New York on this day in 1924, and would later win election to Congress.

Today in Black America - May 4

POSTED: May 04, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

4 Years Later, Race Is Still Issue for Some Voters

After Primary Losses, Legacies of Debt and Strained Reputations

Tired of ‘Tainted’ Image, Lobbyists Try Makeover

Vigilante Leader Was Among Five Shot Dead in Arizona

Methodists Keep Stricture on Homosexuality

Settlement in Payroll Scandal Gives Mayor’s Budget a Lift

Will Kelly Run for Mayor? One Candidate Tires of Talk

The Miami Herald

Poll: Florida up for grabs in November election

The Christian Science Monitor

On National Day of Prayer, plenty of politics

Rupert Murdoch deemed 'not fit' to lead media in Britain. What about US?

Why Mitt Romney is rebounding in two key battlegrounds, Florida and Ohio

The Star Ledger

Rutgers trustees overwhelmingly reject merger that would lose university's Camden campus

Gov. Christie nominates former chief of staff for commissioner at Port Authority

N.J. Senate minority leader introduces bill to expand pay-to-play to labor unions

Family leave law praised by Democrats, labor leaders on its fourth anniversary

Gov. Christie: NJEA leaders are 'bullies' that use a '$130 million slushfund'

Getting students out of failing public schools is Gov. Christie's top priority, he says

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Disband FAMU's Marching 100, drum major's parents say

The Detroit Free Press

Coalition appeals to Michigan court to get state's emergency manager law on November ballot

Rochelle Riley: Detroit voters must look beyond race

City in talks with carrier that wants to restore passenger service to Detroit

Snyder, Flanagan vow to enforce bill to expand number of charter schools

State Democrats will make Obama nomination official on Saturday

The Washington Post

Romney has narrow path to victory in Nov.

Poll: Obama has 7-point lead over Romney in Virginia

North Carolina primary may reveal if conservative strategy is working

Gray: ‘Heart’ goes out to Thomas family

Man who bribed Jack Johnson gets 18 months

Ex-prosecutor admits withholding evidence in ’84 D.C. homicide case

The Chicago Tribune

Kent State survivors seek new probe of 1970 shootings

Metra delays rail contract as congressmen blast minority role

Illinois Senate cuts scholarship program

CPS reaches a contract agreement with lunch workers

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County D.A. candidates square off in forum

Displaced Miramonte teachers recount their hurt and anger

USA Today

Hazing victim's family wants FAMU band split up

Obama stumps on campuses to reclaim support

N.Y. pension funds urge vote against Wal-Mart CEO, directors

Another suspect in custody in FAMU hazing death

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Panel urges Cleveland to take action on obesity

May 4th wounded from Kent State shootings want independent review of new evidence

Low-income youth in Cuyahoga County will be able to apply for one of 2,000 summer jobs

Cincinnati to offer benefits to unmarried domestic partners

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