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Today in Black America - August 26

POSTED: August 26, 2013, 7:00 am

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Today in Black America: Pioneering artist and civil rights advocate Hale Woodruff was born in 1900 in Cairo, Illinois.

The New York Times

Court Is ‘One of Most Activist,’ Ginsburg Says, Vowing to Stay

Ignoring Qualms, Some Republicans Nurture Dreams of Impeaching Obama

Trying to Inspire a New Generation

Despite ‘Enormous Strides,’ Minorities Still Face Barriers, President Says

Public Defenders Are Tightening Belts Because of Steep Federal Budget Cuts

South Carolina City Takes Steps to Evict Homeless From Downtown

In 2000, a War Room Didn’t Fit de Blasio’s Style

Seeking Role Unknown to Many, Public Advocate Candidates Spar in Debate

City Makes Test Scores Available on the Web

The Christian Science Monitor

Trayvon Martin case: Will it be 'forgotten,' as Colin Powell says?

UPS drops health benefits for 15,000 spouses. An Obamacare bellwether?

Transgender Americans: Bradley Manning isn’t the only one

'Core' US interests now at stake in Syria, Obama says. Will he take action?

The Star Ledger

Oliver's future as Assembly speaker in doubt

Healthier housing market sparks bank layoffs by the thousands: report

Port Authority police say woman, bystander, and shooting suspect sustained injuries in PATH train shooting

New Jersey isn't 'tax friendly' for retirees, study shows

Retired Essex County College president to be honored in renaming of campus building

The Detroit Free Press

Detroiter sues 36th District Judge Wanda Evans over church speeches

Mental health courts making a difference, according to state

What will happen when several Michigan universities get new presidents?

DPS using school gardens to promote curiosity and healthy eating

Government profits to soar more than $700 million with new student loan rates

Nutter angrily rejects teacher criticism

Study faults corner store cigarette ads

District having difficulty selling off old schools

Pa., NJ among states where private lobbyists get public pensions

Packing new snacks: Finding healthier choices for students

The Washington Post

Arne Duncan: Let’s build a better education law

The Armageddon Caucus

Colin Powell calls Zimmerman verdict ‘questionable’

In 2010, the federal government spent 3.457 trillion dollars. In 2012, it will spend 3.455 trillion.

DHS employee behind racist Web site on paid leave

Veteran’s suicide sparks call for change

When civil rights activists become elected officials, they face the past

Montgomery teacher named ‘most hopeful’ in America

The Chicago Tribune

CPS' first day amid budget cuts, school closings, safety concerns

Zion cops: Landfill search over, infant's body not found

Law lowers required school age to 6 in Illinois

Illinois system fails to protect students from abuse

State website to add teacher disciplinary action

First lady will pay tribute to civil rights leader

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Editorial: Kids can't get a good head start without Congress

Ohio prison system sees spike in contraband cell phones behind bars

Ohio Gov. John Kasich appoints three Northeast Ohioans to boards

How effective is JobsOhio? Experts say private nature of Gov. John Kasich's brainchild makes evaluation tough

Cleveland school district report card still has notation of attendance "scrubbing" investigation

Northeast Ohio Media Group to donate $1 million in free advertising to area health and human service agencies

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Adults arrested after children found in filthy homes

McNair school hero honored by church

The Los Angeles Times

Jerry Brown eyes putting state guards in private prison

Legislature OKs bill to let noncitizens serve on California juries

LAUSD has deal for ad-free Bing searches

State to audit sexual assault policies at UC Berkeley

USA Today

'Grueling' hours at banks in focus after intern death

Chartered bus goes up in flames as it returns from D.C

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