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Today in Black America - June 6

POSTED: June 06, 2013, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: First annual "People of Color" convention is held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1831.

The New York Times

U.S. Is Secretly Collecting Records of Verizon Calls

Editorial: The Split Between the States

Charles Blow: Trayvon Martin

In Appointments, Obama Takes Assertive Tack


Thomas B. Edsall: Is Virginia for Haters?

Panel Says Better Data Is Needed on Gun Issues

Voters Think Silver Should Resign, Poll Finds

Jury Convicts Harlem Man in Killing of a High School Basketball Star


2 Hosts of Self-Help Program Kill Themselves in Brooklyn



The Christian Science Monitor

Susan Rice to top foreign policy post in Obama power play (+video)

IRS controversies boost chances for tax reform, key Republican says

Was Venezuela's release of US filmmaker Timothy Tracy an olive branch?

East Africans told to resettle: Are these 'land grabs' or progress?


The Star Ledger

East Orange girl, 17, found shot dead in her bedroom

6 confirmed dead, 13 injured in Philadelphia building collapse

East Orange residents mixed on 4-term Mayor Bowser's defeat

Booker collecting signatures for U.S. Senate special election

If Gov. Christie wants October election, Senate Democrat proposes giving him two


The Detroit Free Press


As $300M Wayne County jail project runs into trouble, board in charge seldom meets

Snyder recruited Orr as EM before financial emergency declared in Detroit

Sergeant gives emotional testimony about the night 7-year-old Aiyana died

Michigan Senate bans cities from requiring sick leave



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Nonprofit files second petition to block stadium financing


The Washington Post

Security team shuffle may signal more activist stance at White House

It wasn't always this bad. The growth of political polarization, in 1 chart.


The Fact Checker: Is the D.C. Circuit last in ‘almost every category’?

Jail scandal stings Md. Gov. O’Malley


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Senate set to vote on its version of Kasich's budget

City-county agreement over next wave of downtown projects is a big step for Cleveland's public realm

Cleveland Convention Center and Global Center for Health Innovation can be renamed - for a price


The Los Angeles Times


Newcomer Aja Brown wins Compton mayoral runoff


LAUSD offers to settle 40 Miramonte claims

New leader for Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's schools

Charles R. Drew University receives $1-million donation


The Chicago Tribune


'Mommy, I'm shot': Boy, 9, among victims in violent night


Harper High students get bonus on White House tour: Oval Office

CPS releases individual schools' 2013-14 budgets

White supremacist sentenced to 10 years for setting fire to black neighbors' home


USA Today


One dead, 13 hurt in Philadelphia building collapse

Judge orders dying Pa. girl put on transplant list


Police sergeant fights tears in describing girl's death




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