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British abolitionist William Wilberforce, for whom Wilberforce University in Ohio is named, was born in Hull, England in 1759.

Today in Black America - June 4

POSTED: June 04, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Anti-Violence Effort Targets Teenagers

Contentious Hire Spotlights Black Coaches

Whose Welfare?

With Boos and Solyndra, Romney Plays Offense

Weak Economy Points to Obama’s Constraints

Slowdown in Growth Could Reshape Fight for Presidency

Rangel Attacks Process That Led to His Censure

In Lists of Best High Schools, Numbers Don’t Tell the Whole Story

With Fanfare, Ashanti People From Ghana Install Their New York Chief

Cuomo Seeks Cut in Frisk Arrests

The Christian Science Monitor

Employment solutions: Can a town’s good deeds lower unemployment?

Romney, Obama send out troops to spin the bad news on jobs

The economy and Obama's 'grumpy voter' problem

The Star Ledger

Middlesex County task force goes after long list of fugitives

Supreme court nominee Bruce Harris denied small act of mercy

Moran: Trials, triumphs and intriguing future of EPA head Lisa Jackson

Three years later, State Police admit to using unreasonable force on N.J. man's disabled son

Newark political candidate, Essex County officials differ over incident at park opening

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

300 straight Mormons join gay pride parade

"Wireside chat" about Atlanta transportation projects to be held Monday, June 4

Official, son admit to bribe scheme

The Detroit Free Press

With video: Michigan schools face deadline to adopt anti-bullying policies

In Bobby Ferguson trial, will jury see Kilpatrick texts?

Detroit will charge utilities for emergency-services costs

Detroit event at Cobo aims to make jobs available for vets

The Washington Post

In coal country, no satisfying candidate seen

Fact Checker: Obama vs. Romney on job creation

Big stakes in Wis. recall election

Obama spends the night at his Chicago home for first time in 14 months

Local school boards reset priorities

D.C. Council chief confident in face of probe

The Chicago Tribune

Pastor to walk to protest Chicago violence

Showing their skills off the court

Jabari Parker tells students to focus on education

Cook property tax bills coming in July

USA Today

GOP sees hope with Hispanics

Recall targets Wis. Gov. Walker, union rights

Conflicting accounts in Martin case

States explore new ways to tax motorists for road repair

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio public schools face tougher grading on annual report cards

Central's anti-poverty 'Promise' effort not letting lack of funding, name recognition deter it: Margaret Bernstein

Former Frank Russo employee fired amid Cuyahoga County investigation into rigging elections

The Los Angeles Times

D.A. candidates say locking up offenders isn't whole answer

Recall splits Fullerton in wake of beating

Efforts to reform L.A. County child welfare agency stall

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