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November 27, 2013

Congressman Mickey Leland, a fierce advocate for the poor, was born in 1944 in Lubbock, Texas.

Today in Black America - May 21

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The New York Times

Outside Spending Turns From Presidential Race to Congressional Contests

Political Memo: Race and Religion Rear Their Heads

The Caucus: A Drop in Fund-Raising for the Obama Campaign

‘Super PACs’ Let Strategists Off the Leash

The Beginning of the End of the Census?

Making Schools Work

Liberals Call for Cuomo to Champion Higher Wage

The Christian Science Monitor

US prison inmates returning to society: How will they be received?

Obama, G-8: Recovery takes both growth and cutting

Three lessons of Jeremiah Wright plan against Obama

The Star Ledger

Jersey City state senator says cutbacks necessary to preserve scholarship program for high-achievers

Carter: From Whitney Houston to locals, all of this Newark funeral director's clients go out in style

Newark Democrats split over South Ward control

Morris-Sussex to be without permanent assignment judge thanks to fight between Gov. Christie, Senate Dems

Why George Norcross won't back Christie for governor: 'I'm a democrat.'

Nearly a quarter of N.J. residents lived in poverty in 2010, study shows

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Honoring 'a voice for what is right'

Oprah urges Spelman grads to strive for excellence

Ex-APS testing coordinator awaits fate

The Detroit Free Press

Marvin Winans: Pastor wants his carjacking to be catalyst for change in city

Cody, Osborn principals to be honored

Push to raise kindergarten start age gains steam as curriculum gets harder

Rochelle Riley: Young leaders step up to move Detroit forward

In Detroit's distressed areas, the neighbors left, and now services disappear

It's a struggle to live in a neighborhood that's dying

The Washington Post

At the White House, no scarcity of lobbyists

What’s missing in this campaign

Newark mayor, an Obama ally, condemns anti-Romney ad

Will Romney outraise Obama?

Milwaukee newspaper backs Walker

Va. Bar Association will host Senate debate

The Chicago Tribune

Hackers take down Chicago website

NATO protest has people near it and farther away on edge

The Los Angeles Times

Registry finds 2,000 wrongly convicted, freed from prison

L.A. Unified a rare haven for health teachers

Analysis: Gays may have fastest civil rights movement

Graduating collegians cope with student debt in a weak economy

Helping an indigent parent access social service benefits

USA Today

2012 race to focus on economyicons

Analyst: JPMorgan may benefit from trading loss

USA's creaking infrastructure holds back economy

Researcher apologizes for study of gay therapy

CDC urges Boomers to get tested for hepatitis C

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio's dropout numbers jump between 2002 and 2009

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson would alter education reform bill to ease concerns of charter schools

Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court overwhelmed, causing long delays on cases

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