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Today in Black America - May 30

POSTED: May 30, 2013, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: African American Episcopal Zion (A.M.E.Z.)Bishop James W. Hood, a fierce advocate for Blacks' rights, was born in 1831.

The New York Times

Holder Faces New Round of Criticism After Leak Inquiries

Former Bush Official Said to Be Obama Pick to Lead F.B.I.

Joblessness Is Seen Shortening Lifespan for Some

Thomas B. Edsall: Why Can’t America Be Sweden?

Rhode Island’s Chafee to Join Democratic Party

Bachmann, Facing Inquiries, Will Not Seek Re-election in 2014

Thompson Sees No Need to Bar a Police Tactic

In Feud, Working Families Party Turns Tables on Prosecutor

A Second Democrat Calls for Silver to Resign

The Christian Science Monitor

Why Pentagon has doubts about no-fly zone over Syria (+video)

Redskins name change: Will Congress make team act?

In Bangladesh factory aftermath, US and European firms take different paths

The Star Ledger

More than 5,000 Sandy-slammed homeowners apply for federal funds

E-mails reveal discord within Rutgers over hiring of Hermann

Julie Hermann abuse allegations: Barbara Buono responds to Chris Christie's stance

State orders Meadowlands Hospital in Secaucus to hire financial monitor

Sierra Club endorses Buono, bashes Christie on environment

The Detroit Free Press

Motorcycle injuries in Michigan worsen with weaker helmet law

Napoleon has slight lead over Duggan in Detroit mayoral race, poll shows

Candidates for Detroit mayor

Gov. Snyder: Detroit EM must consider everything — even DIA, Belle Isle — to fix city's finances

Judge compares alleged profiling of Muslims at border with NYC's stop-and-frisk program

The Chicago Tribune

Effort to pull controversial election authority from local officials stalled

Obama returns to Chicago for fundraising pitch

Teachers union files suit to halt closings

City to put $1.8M toward new domestic violence shelter

The Washington Post

In shift, high-tech firms look to add factory jobs in U.S.

Man who knew Boston suspect was unarmed when shot, officials say

Another tea party voice heads for sidelines

Holder, news executives to meet in wake of leak-probe controversy

Sequester cuts work-study

She said: Michele Bachmann, affirmative action and a frustrated GOP doctor

Pioneering colonel honored at graveside ceremony in Arlington

Baker: No regrets on Pr. George’s schools plan

McDonnell to restore rights for non-violent felons

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Editorial: With one month until deadline, reflections on Ohio's pending budget

Powell Caesar's funeral will take place Saturday, June 1

The Los Angeles Times

Tax breaks benefit rich households most, report finds

Counties getting welcome revenue boosts

Calif. lawmakers aprove a dozen gun bills

Brown: Reducing prison crowding is up to Legislature

Driver in fatal O.C. car crash was unlicensed

USA Today

Universities bolster MOOCs for online learning

HCA hospitals find optimal way to cut blood infections

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Hall County teacher accused of exposing himself turns self in

Hispanic enrollment surges in metro schools

Mounting legal woes spurred Democratic leader’s resignation

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