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Dr. Franz O. Fanon, Algerian author and political leader, dies in 1961.

Today in Black America - February 4

POSTED: February 04, 2014, 7:30 am

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Today in Black History: Rosa Parks, the "mother" of the civil rights movement, was born on this date in 1913 in Montgomery, Alabama.

The New York Times

Preschool Push Is Moving Ahead in Many States

Obama Moves to the Right in a Partisan War of Words

Lawmaker Says Colleges Are Misleading on Aid Letter


Editorial: The Mayor and the Unions

Former Aide to Christie Invokes Fifth Amendment Right

Second U.S. Bribery Trial Begins for Brooklyn Assemblyman

Helping to Build a School for the Poor, by Selling One in a Wealthier Area


The Christian Science Monitor

Oh no! US is near debt ceiling again. So why isn't anyone panicking?

Evidence-tampering suspected at crime lab; Florida reviews drug cases

Bridge-gate: Why conservatives are now embracing Chris Christie

Michael Dunn trial starts in Florida: How similar to Trayvon Martin case?



The Star Ledger

Bridge scandal: Bridget Kelly refuses to turn over documents subpoenaed by legislative committee

Governor's office receives subpoena in bridge scandal

Cory Booker dedicates first Senate floor speech to unemployment insurance

Port Authority to unveil 10-year capital plan on Tuesday


The Detroit Free Press

Detroit council votes today on arena deal; Ilitches to get land for $1


Editorial: Deal for new Detroit hockey arena should come with stipulations

Catherine Blackwell: Advocate and teacher of African culture in Detroit


Interfaith leaders come together with goal of strengthening Detroit


City wants bankruptcy judge to disband creditors committee



Philly.com

Tears, bewilderment after fatal robbery

Trader Joe's drops Ore. store plan for black community

'Going Black' tells story of Philly Soul radio

Gov. Corbett's $2 billion elephant

Bright Hope pastor won't run for mayor

Obama's Mumia-linked pick slammed


The Washington Post

Farm bill in sight of passage after years of talks

Sen. Scott’s fuzzy math on the medical device tax

Most states aren’t very good at planning for the future


How Chris Christie is screwing this up

Former Post owner hoping to send ‘dreamers’ to college

Lawmaker says colleges mislead students on financial aid



The Chicago Tribune

For two GOP rivals, first direct confrontation over allegations

Mayor seeks to borrow up to $900 million more

Experts: Moving new Medicaid patients out of ER will take time

Ebony and Jet parent aims to act like a startup



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Rep. Marcy Kaptur attributes hub closure to 'Walmart-ization' of airlines

Cleveland Director of Port Control: United's service reduction at Hopkins means better service for local customers

United's timing is 'absolutely horrible," UH chief medical officer says

Rep. Marcia Fudge disappointed by airport service cuts, hopes United Airlines will reconsider

Ohio State University President Dr. Michael Drake to earn $1 million a year


The Los Angeles Times

Hilda Solis won't say if she advised Obama about FBI inquiry

FBI talked with Solis about Obama fundraiser, consultant says


UC Irvine chancellor takes top job at Ohio State


USA Today

Ex-Christie aide invokes the Fifth in bridge probe

Freedom Summer of 1964 was mission in hostile territory

















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