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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 - May 11

POSTED: May 11, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

House Approves $310 Billion in Cuts, but Passage in the Senate Is Very Unlikely

Editorial: The Human Cost of Ideology

Bullying Story Spurs Apology From Romney

Obama Campaign Pushes the Issue of Gay Marriage

Obama's Stance Is Significant, if Not Bold Leadership

Once Hailed as Army Pioneer, Now Battling to Stay on the Job

F.D.A. Advisory Panel Backs Preventive Use of H.I.V. Drug

In Reversal, Espada Jurors Indicate a Verdict Is Near

The Christian Science Monitor

Justice Department sues Joe Arpaio for discrimination: Is he cornered? (+video)

Panetta: No hitches in military's repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'

Trayvon Martin case: Online fund for George Zimmerman now being tapped

The Star Ledger

Obama's declaration doesn't change Gov. Chris Christie's opposition to gay marriage

Grand jury in New Brunswick fatal police shooting case does not bring charges against officers

Hess power plant gets approved for Newark's Ironbound despite outcry from residents

Prominent N.J. pastor applauds Obama but stands against gay marriage

Bill offering N.J. teachers $10K loans to live in poor communities clears Assembly panel

N.J. Department of Education deems two Mercer charter school applications as qualified

The Detroit Free Press

A simple errand turns into nightmare when 6-year-old is shot in carjacking attempt

Kwame Kilpatrick will have to pay to fight new lawsuit

Michigan 8th-graders' scores improve on national science exam, but most still below average

With video: 84-year-old security guard fatally shot outside Detroit church

New Detroit CFO has expertise to help city solve problems, Mayor Dave Bing says

Detroit proposal calls for transforming health department into an institute

The Washington Post

Evolution on gay rights was long for Obama

Biden apologizes to Obama on issue

Romney’s school pranks had edge

Harvard University isn’t only employer to describe Warren as a minority

George Clooney’s $12 million Obama fundraiser to break campaign record

Reid: Lugar ‘drummed out by tea party zealots’ for willingness to cooperate

Gay marriage is tense issue for Kaine

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

More cheating teachers punished

Carters return to Haiti building projects

State board urged not to delay vote to shut down Fulton Science Academy

The Chicago Tribune

One year in: Mayor Emanuel tightens ties with business

Emanuel, suburban mayors join forces on pension reform

Chicago teachers conduct 'dry run' for strike vote

Lawmaker says he'll fight to clear name

USA Today

Groups start voter drives earlier

Texas program links veterans to jobs

National Cathedral dedicates stone carving of Rosa Parks

The Miami Herald

Embattled longtime FAMU band director resigns amid turmoil

Pressure mounting to keep FAMU band suspended

South Florida’s private sector getting less help from the public

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