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December 18, 2017

Rev. Jesse Jackson creates People United to Serve Humanity (PUSH), an offshoot of his "Operation Breadbasket," in 1971.

Today in Black America - November 6

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Today in Black History: Abolitionist, minister and AME church pioneer Absalom Jones is born in 1746.

The New York Times

National


Gunman Kills at Least 26 at Texas Church

Editorial: It’s Not Too Soon to Debate Gun Control

Gun Death Rate Rose Again in 2016, C.D.C. Says


Commerce Secretary Has Ties to Putin Allies

Wave of G.O.P. Departures Promises to Reshape House

G.O.P. Tax Plan Burdens Blue-State Republicans

Adopting Trump’s Playbook: Will It Work in Virginia?

Tax Plan Burdens Blue-State Republicans and Their Districts

Flint Mayor, Ushered in to Fix Water Crisis, Now Faces Recall

After a Tough 2016, Many Pollsters Haven’t Changed Anything


Local

De Blasio Kept Crime Down in First Term. His Next Goal: Nicer Police.

News Sites With Local Ambitions Hope to Fill Digital Void

De Blasio: 4 Years Later, Managing Expectations and Time


The Star-Ledger

Your final guide to the N.J. governor's race in the fight to succeed Chris Christie

Professor accused Muslim student of 'terrorist threat,' lawsuit says


The water systems in these 3 towns are broken. Now corporations stand to make millions

Troubled college shakes up board, plugs shortfall to try to keep accreditation


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Widespread power outages remain in NE Ohio; some schools closed for day

Akron asks voters to approve income tax increase to pay for roads, police and fire services

Former Ohio 'principal of year' accused of having sex with students

Frank Jackson hands Zack Reed a Hail Mary opportunity: Phillip Morris


The Chicago Tribune


2 dead, at least 5 wounded in Sunday shootings citywide


Amid Chicago gun violence, public campaign aims to help keep victims from bleeding to death

EDITORIALS: Challenge Illinois unions, go to jail. Seriously?

DAHLEEN GLANTON: Obama Center could shine more attention on South Side youth


The Los Angeles Times


California has yet to crack down on anti-vaccination doctors despite rise in medical exemptions

California slapping high taxes on marijuana, causing sticker shock for some


The Detroit Free Press

Metro Detroit voters asked to approve school bond, millage proposals

Detroit has a new spot for working parents to grow their children and themselves

More problems for state's prison food contractor: maggots found in chow served to inmates


Water woes bubble below the surface in Flint recall election



Philly.com

Why Philly is taking back control of its schools now

Voters Guide: 2017 Pennsylvania and New Jersey general elections

Teen shooting victim remembered: "There was nobody like him who could make your day"


Philly judge tosses murder conviction, says detective fabricated evidence



The Washington Post


Investigators hunt for motive after 26 killed in Texas church shooting

Shooting killed eight members of extended family gathered at church


Gunman was sentenced to year in military prison for assault on his wife and child


At least 9 people in Trump’s orbit had contact with Russians during campaign, transition


Commerce secretary invests in firm linked to Putin family and allies, reports say

Voters favor Democrats in 2018 House midterms by widest margin in years, Post-ABC poll shows

Injuries Sen. Rand Paul sustained in attack far more severe than initially thought


U.S. soldiers killed in Niger were targeting Islamist militants, raising questions for the Pentagon

Analysis: The Finance 202: The ticking time bomb in the House GOP tax plan

As Gillespie adopts Trumpian tactics in Virginia, Bannon credits Corey Stewart

Millions in school bonds on ballots in Northern Virginia

From the classroom to the campaign trail: Candidates push education agenda

Welcome to the D.C. suburbs, where the GOP tax plan could really hurt


USA Today


Trump: 'Mental health' is the issue behind the Texas shooting, not guns

EXPLORE THE DATA: U.S. MASS KILLINGS SINCE 2006








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