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Today in Black America - June 10

POSTED: June 10, 2013, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: Actress Hattie McDaniel, the first Black to win an Academy Award for her role in "Gone with the Wind," was born in 1895 in Wichita, Kansas.

The New York Times

Ex-Worker at C.I.A. Says He Leaked Data on Surveillance

Conservatives as Defenders of the Media

On the Sunday Morning Talk Shows, a Rather Familiar Cast of Characters


Richard A. Viguerie: A Conservative Case for Prison Reform


Grouping Students by Ability Regains Favor in Classroom

Weiner Criticizes Police Stops, but Offers No Alternative



The Christian Science Monitor


How do Americans feel about NSA surveillance? Ambivalent


Toronto mayor's other 'crack' scandal: dividing urban-suburban residents

Santa Monica shootings: Were gun control laws powerless to stop suspect? (+video)



The Star Ledger


Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver joins U.S. Senate race

Mother of slain East Orange prom queen says she lived in fear of her ex-boyfriend

Hudson hospitals launch emergency departments for expectant mothers

Jersey City Mayor-elect Steven Fulop seeks to solidify control of City Council


Moran: For Barbara Buono, going from bad to worse, with her party's help



The Detroit Free Press


Watch live 9:30 a.m.: Testimony to continue in trial regarding death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones

Michigan grads could tax credit for loans if they stay in state


Detroit wades into uncharted territory with possibility of bankruptcy

A city in the balance: Kevyn Orr must satisfy creditors without ruining Detroit


Homeless teens, young adults get prom on Detroit River


The Washington Post

Booz Allen contractor: ‘I’m not going to hide’

The Post’s View: We still need a grand bargain

Report: Rise in carbon dioxide emissions may be ‘a disaster for all’

Why the NSA surveillance controversy isn't likely to make waves like Benghazi and the IRS

Pr. George’s cabbies say Gaylord hotel pushing them out for ‘black car’ service


The Chicago Tribune

4 charged in 1999 kidnapping, slaying of store owner


Attorney, former McHenry County elected official committed misconduct, regulators say

State review called for after study of sex assaults in Illinois youth prisons

Illinois governor hopefuls start their engines

Chicago students, affected by their community's violence, return from visit with first lady


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Ex-cons learn culinary arts while feeding the poor

Editorial: Double voting isn't necessarily fraud



The Los Angeles Times


California tops list of states with water infrastructure needs


Family of slain father, daughter speaks out

Inglewood schools' slide steepens despite state takeover


USA Today


Auto industry poised for big hiring spree

Mandela still in hospital in serious condition


Kids with previous concussions take longer to recover

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