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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 - May 25

POSTED: May 25, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Takes Early Leap Into Campaign Fray

Romney's Massachusetts Woes: A Bad Omen?

Both Campaigns Seize on Romney’s Years at Bain

Primary Election Challenge to Rangel Turns Into a War of Dueling Endorsements

Number of Ailing Banks Falls as Earnings Reach 5-Year High, F.D.I.C. Says

Wesley Brown, Pioneer as Black Naval Graduate, Dies at 85

Hal Jackson, 96, New York Broadcaster Who Broke Racial Barriers in Radio, Dies

Christie Accepts Monitoring of Muslims

Cuomo Says His Record Will Help Elect Democrats Across New York

The Christian Science Monitor

Israel, land of Jewish refugees, riled by influx of Africans

Psst, students. Still hope for low-rate student loans, despite Senate balking

Despite ancestry controversy, Elizabeth Warren tied with Sen. Scott Brown

The Star Ledger

Carter: St. Joseph student leaves high school with a perfect record

Senate President Sweeney pushes N.J. Democrats to support Christie tax-cut compromise

10th District congressional candidates debate military spending, same-sex marriage, war on drugs

Irvington police chief suspended with pay after apparent disagreement with police director

Three black steel workers at Hamilton Siemans facility accuse company of racial discrimination

N.J. Assembly votes to increase minimum wage to $8.50

The Detroit Free Press

7-year-old's suicide shocks Detroit community

Police: 7-year-old Detroit boy was depressed, bullied before suicide

Detroit councilwoman decries bullying, 7-year-old's death

Detroit City Council OKs $1.12B budget with severe cuts to firefighters, EMS, jobs, parks, many services

Graphic: Breakdown of Detroit's 2012-13 city budget

Detroit Public Schools suspends 18 employees over suspected unemployment fraud

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Lowery: Whites replacing black judges

Hall a no-show at cheating tribunal

FAMU victim's horrifying final night

The Chicago Tribune

Cook County hunts for private money

When it came to pensions, state officials looked out for No. 1

USA Today

Obama: This will be a close election

Ky. tests find toxic soil near homes

Motions: Limit public information in Trayvon Martin case

Flock stands by pastor who calls for eliminating gays

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's education plan does not get legislative approval, but deal is made to pass it soon

Warming climate, aging population, poverty could prompt spike in heat deaths, study says

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