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Arthur Ashe, Jr. won the men's singles tennis championship at Wimbledon in 1975, making him the first Black male to take the title.

Today in Black America - May 17

POSTED: May 17, 2013, 6:00 am

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Today in Black History: U.S. Supreme Court rules segregation in public education unconstitutional in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.

The New York Times

Editorial: Scandal Machine

G.O.P., Energized, Weighs How Far to Take Inquiries

House Votes Again to Repeal Health Law

Republican Drive to Block Cabinet Picks May Spur Change to Senate Rules

Juvenile Inmates Found to Be at No Greater Risk for Prison Rape

New Fracking Rules Proposed for U.S. Land

Silver to Seek Lopez’s Expulsion From Assembly Over Harassment Claims

Quinn Camp Excoriating Thompson on D’Amato

The Christian Science Monitor

House Republicans repeal Obamacare again. Why do they keep doing it?

Why furor over IRS tea-party scandal won't subside, despite ouster

US loses track of terrorists in witness protection: Poor data sharing blamed

The Star Ledger

Christie says residents should 'get together' to decide on buyouts in Sandy-ravaged towns

West New York schools superintendent reads damning report on mayor's actions

Newark police celebrate valor, honor fallen officers in annual award ceremony

Newark teen charged with attempted murder, shot at 2 people outside Sacred Heart Cathedral

E. Orange mayor says he can win re-election despite council's 'no confidence' vote

State awarded nearly $700 million in business incentives in 2012

The Detroit Free Press

City's new top cop has another love: Detroit metal, especially his Pontiac GTO

Detroit's pension boards spending $22,000 to send 4 trustees to Hawaii conference

Activist accuses state of improperly recruiting Detroit emergency manager

Farrakhan calls on blacks to pool together to buy up land in Detroit

Kwame Kilpatrick takes plea for bond to appeals court

The Washington Post

Did someone tar Menendez? The FBI is trying to find out.

The Post’s View: He is not a crook

Lawmakers to focus on whether IRS misled Congress in probes

Senate confirms Moniz as secretary of energy

Obama calls on Congress to fully fund his State Department budget

Advocates worry about end of affordable housing in Alexandria

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Rep. Brooks indicted on 'disappointing day'

Cobb schools budget cuts 182 teachers

Best-paying jobs are in the medical field

CDC: Mental disorders rising in children

The Chicago Tribune

Concealed carry rules face uncertain fate

Emanuel returns donation from tech firm lobbyist

Madigan says universities, community colleges willing to share pension costs

Student home from college killed in Maywood

State sets hearing dates for online school proposal

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Questions raised over Hernandez Warren interrogation

Cleveland fire chief calls indictments a sad day, vows better accountability

The Los Angeles Times

Facing strike, UC hospitals cancel some surgeries

Villaraigosa denounces ads aimed at Latinos

Jerry Brown urges UC to stress graduating students in 4 years

USA Today

U.S. soldier gets life without parole in Iraq killings

USA has the world's most extreme weather

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