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Voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer was born in 1917 in Ruleville, in Sunflower County, Mississippi.

Today in Black America - June 13

POSTED: June 13, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

2 Campaigns Chasing Funds at Frantic Pace

Now Who's Out of Touch? Romney Tries to Turn the Tables on Obama

Christians on Right Urge Reform on Migrants

Florida’s Approach to Purging Voter Rolls of Noncitizens Prompts Federal Lawsuit

Editorial: Pink Slips

Protesting Police Tactic, in Silence

‘The Scars of Stop-and-Frisk’

Most Would-Be Successors Assail Mayor on Diversity

An Independent Monitor for the Police Is Proposed

The Christian Science Monitor

Michigan set to step in as Detroit nears financial collapse

US and Florida escalate feud over state's purge of voter rolls

Democratic strategists tell Obama to stop defending his economic record

The Star Ledger

Expensive calls: Tab for N.J. fake boat explosion response begins at $330K

Former Plainfield pastor found guilty of sexually assaulting 2 girls

Rally set for Wednesday night over planned UMDNJ merger

Johnson & Johnson becomes first N.J. company to part ways with ALEC

Outgoing Orange mayor also ousted as local Democratic committee chair

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DOT rejects KKK application

Lawyer challenges Civil Service Board's validity

Pastor sets off debate on discipline, teens

Audit: Tax districts fail to help some struggling Atlanta areas

6 APS principals sue to keep jobs

The Washington Post

Obama team’s woes concern some Democrats

Fighting a system that made her rich

Primaries in four states set key races in motion

President says GOP has simple campaign slogan: ‘It’s Obama’s fault’

Mendelson set to be interim council leader

Baker forms Pr. George’s schools panel

Senate D.C. spending bill does not include ban on city-funded abortions

The Detroit Free Press

Bing hires firm to stop city lawyer's challenge to consent deal

Editorial: Fire Crittendon or make way for EM

Signatures may prove link between Ferguson, bid-rigging scheme

State vote aims to cut the number of kids suspended from schools

Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission recommends removal of Judge Sylvia James

The Chicago Tribune

Cops release surveillance photos in mob attack

Anti-violence program fails to save young Markham man

Anti-violence effort for kids received funding cuts since last year

Settlement between Chicago, pardoned man is reached in 1951 rape conviction

Leaders of mayor's new panel talk transparency

USA Today

Should bullying be treated as crime?

Auburn killing suspect surrenders

George Zimmerman's wife charged with perjury

Evangelicals push Congress for immigration changes

The Los Angeles Times

Critics decry latest shrinkage of L.A. Unified's school year

CalPERS health premiums expected to jump average of 9.6% in 2013

Gov. Brown demands legislators make deeper budget cuts

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted eases restriction on absentee voting

Ohio lawmakers approve Mayor Jackson's Cleveland schools plan after weeks of tense negotiatons

Former youth mentor sentenced to 21 months in prison for luring woman into prostitution

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