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Shirley Anita St. Hill (later Chisholm) is born in Brooklyn, New York on this day in 1924, and would later win election to Congress.

Today in Black America - June 15

POSTED: June 15, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Says Election Offers a Clear Choice on the Economy’s Long-Term Path

With Justices Set to Rule on Health Law, 2 Parties Strategize

Holder to Comply in Part With Gun Inquiry Request

Vast Defenses Now Shielding New Orleans

Mayoral Hopes Seen as Muting Quinn's Voice

Before Retrial of Lawmaker, More Discord

The Christian Science Monitor

Recall survivor Gov. Scott Walker extends half an olive branch to unions

'Stand your ground' defense fails in Texas case. Lessons for George Zimmerman?

Obama vs. Romney in Ohio: what dueling speeches were all about (+video)

The Star Ledger

Seniority not challenged in latest version of tenure reform bill

Democratic leaders take third stab at getting millionaire's tax past Gov. Christie

N.J. Senate higher ed committee approves Rutgers-UMDNJ-Rowan merger bill

Atlantic City casino unions plan to be arrested as part of civil disobedience act

Democratic leaders move forward to overhaul N.J. public record laws; ban texting among officials during meetings

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ga. faces $300M Medicaid deficit

Panel: Bar 19 educators from teaching

Provost to leave Clark Atlanta University for new job

Carter honored for appointing women, African Americans to the federal bench

The Washington Post

Contractors run spying missions for U.S. in Africa

How Barack Obama became black

Obama offers vigorous defense of his presidency on day of dueling speeches

White House, lawmakers prepare for court ruling on health-care law

The long shadow of Watergate

A day on D.C. Council: Uproar, tears and attacks

Gray expected to reappoint District CFO

The Chicago Tribune

Mayor, top cop push strategy to stem killings

Obamas to make first joint trip to Chicago in 2 years

Pregnant woman who was shocked by police stun gun sues city

Mayor, top cop push long-term strategy to stem killings while some miss strike force

Glenbard high school district still closing gaps in minority achievement

The Detroit Free Press

DPS board votes to hire interim chief amid appeals court ruling

Lawyers make closing arguments at Ferguson's bid-rigging trial

Krystal Crittendon: Challenging Detroit's consent deal wasn't about me

Detroit City Council OKs 3 picks for financial board

Michigan top court moves up date in Judge Sylvia James hearing

The Los Angeles Times

California leads U.S. in immigrant entrepreneurship

An L.A. County court for young offenders closes

Nonprofit that tracks O.C. hate crimes may see funding cut

USA Today

Cities struggle to bring down abandoned homes

Stress levels increased since 1983, study finds

Our view: RomneyCare, the sequel, falls short

Holder to turn over Fast and Furious documents

Maryland cannibalism suspect charged in earlier attack

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Gov. John Kasich's administration releases study to help local governments share services

Gov. John Kasich's JobsOhio survives court challenge

President Barack Obama makes unscheduled stop at Boys & Girls Club: pool report (updated)

President Barack Obama's speech at Cuyahoga Community College: pool report

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