Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum Under Scrutiny

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Jean Marie Brown
March 2, 2012

The Huffington Post has an extensive report on Newt Gingrich’s financial history . . . The site also asks if Rick Santorum used tax dollars to underwrite homeschooling his children . . . Ann Romney is going after Bill Clinton for channeling George Romney . . . 

On The Daily Beast: Don’t hold out hope for Jeb Bush . . . Did the media diminish Mitt Romney’s Michigan win? . . . So how does Romney feel about birth control? . . . 

Salon asks, is college really elitist? . . .  The racial history of the Church of Latter Day Saints is in the news . . .

Slate links to The Root’s coverage of how the President can woo Latino support

 In other news . . .

The Princess of Thailand is fêted at fashion week   . . . What tribe is creating those tribal prints we’re seeing everywhere? . . . How did Jeremy Lin end up playing for Harvard? . . . Poverty in America is generational  . . .  Skin color is considered in Bill Duke’s “Dark Girls.”

Another point of view . . . 

Nick Cannon has an autoimmune disease . . . Lack of internet access is hurting the job hunting of low-income people . . . A Connecticut mom was sentenced to five years in prison for enrolling her daughter in a school outside of her home district . . . Justice Clarence Thomas is color blind. . . Federal judges are holding off ruling on Alabama and Georgia immigration laws until there’s  a ruling on Arizona’s statues . . . Is the economic recovery bypassing Latinos?

Affirmative Action is revisited . . . Ruby Bridges is 57 years old. The Root look at blacks who came of age during the Civil Rights Movement . . . Jeremy Lin rose above stereotypes . . . Remembering Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game . . . Late-life pregnancies might be a possibility for more women . . . Transgendered women are the focus of an Ebony magazine article . . . http://www.thegrio.com/news/chicago-family-buys-from-only-african-americ... " target=_blank>A Chicago family patronized black businesses exclusively for a year. . . 

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