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Oscar De Priest, the first Black to serve in Congress in the 20th century, was born in Florence, Alabama in 1871.

Today in Black America - June 6

POSTED: June 06, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Walker Survives Wisconsin Recall Vote

Voters in California Appear to Approve Pension Cuts

Senate Republicans Again Block Pay Equity Bill

Biden and College Presidents Talk About Paying the Bills

Cost of Prekindergarten Special Education Is Soaring

Complaints Flying Before Councilman’s Retrial

Rap Music Figure Convicted of Running Multimillion-Dollar Cocaine Ring

The Christian Science Monitor

In defeat of Paycheck Fairness Act, Senate goes into deep campaign mode

Bath salts: Gruesome Miami attack adds to drug's bizarre history

Wisconsin recall: Why stakes for Obama are lower than you think

CBO report: US could be the next Greece – in 2037

Nigerian plane was faulty, airline official says

The Star Ledger

Bill Pascrell, Donald Payne Jr. win key races in highly contested N.J. Congressional primaries

Group of N.J. Muslims to file lawsuit against NYPD over surveillance operation

N.J. AG: Probe into state police troopers' beating mentally disabled man was overdue

N.J. Democrats negotiating on a budget compromise that includes millionaire's tax

UMDNJ will not protest merger with Rutgers University

The Detroit Free Press

Lawyer's tally of debt Michigan owes Detroit now includes unpaid tickets, lighting bill

With video: Inmates give their ideas for a safer Detroit at forum

Judge fires back in Rosa Parks estate dispute

Charter empowers Detroit's top lawyer to sue state

Michigan's economy grew 2.3% in 2011

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Dad to 911: My girls are dead

Audit: ‘Egregious' charter school conduct

Glover's AHA salary comes into federal focus

‘It’s a new day’ for pre-k oversight

The Washington Post

Walker survives recall attempt in Wisconsin

On recall night, Obama outpolls Romney in Wis.

Appeals court won’t reconsider Prop 8

Sens. Boxer, Inhofe unite to deliver transportation proposal to House

CBO: Taxmageddon would bring pain, debt relief

Changes fuel speculation about Kwame Brown

Council member Michael Brown to oversee economic development

Rushern Baker names five to public arts panel

The Chicago Tribune

Aldermen rate mayor-council relations

City Council backs Emanuel in first year

Special help starts as early as grade school — but only for select students

City owes $11 million for wrongful arrests in 2003 Iraq War protest

USA Today

Most state economies still recovering after recession

Study eyes vocational certificates' rewards

Miami police chief raps 36 officers for off-duty speeding

The Los Angeles Times

Lacey leads D.A. race, Trutanich may miss runoff

Lifespan gap shrinks between whites, blacks

California voters OK changes to term limits for state legislators

Judge delays ruling on suit targeting LAUSD teacher evaluations

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio's teen drivers would be safer with stricter licensing, study says

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