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President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered federal troops to Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957 to desegregate Central High School.

Today in Black America - February 8

POSTED: February 08, 2018, 11:00 am

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Today in Black History: Three S.C. State College students were killed while protesting a segregated bowling alley in the "Orangeburg Massacre" in 1968.

The New York Times


National


Senate Reaches 2-Year Deal in Bid to End Fiscal Standoffs

Editorial: Trump’s Backward View of Immigration


Pelosi Holds House Floor for 8 Hours in Defense of Dreamers


Top Trump Aide Resigns After Accusations of Abuse


Muhiyidin Moye, Black Lives Matter Activist, Is Shot and Killed in New Orleans

F.B.I. Finds No Evidence of Attack in Death of Border Agent

Market Gives Millennials Crash Course on Volatility

U.S. and Turkey Head Into Tense Face-Off in Syria


Steve Wynn Has Left the Building. Is It Still as Valuable?

Public Housing Towers Were Razed, but Problems Remained


Local

Turnstile Jumping Pits de Blasio Against Police Reformers

Uncovering the Ruins of an Early Black Settlement in New York


Graduation Rate Made Little Progress, State Says



Philly.com


Instead of boycotting White House, Eagles should make the visit about social justice

Why Pa.'s gerrymandered map went too far, according to state Supreme Court


Frederick Douglass lecture series at West Chester U. begins 120 years after his last lecture


The Detroit Free Press


Is there a Democratic wave building in this year's election? Key races will tell

Gov. Rick Snyder: State to end problem-plagued privatization experiment with prison food

Drugs, alcohol and suicides contribute to alarming drop in U.S. life expectancy

Former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib to seek Conyers' seat in Congress


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

New red-light camera bill in General Assembly clears committee

Ohio congressional candidates include felon, football star and medieval reenactor

Four judges file for two Ohio Supreme Court seats


Cleveland got $12.5 million in equipment for safety forces as benefit from hosting Republican National Convention


The Chicago Tribune


Woman accuses retired Chicago cop of repeated sexual assaults decades ago


Former students, workers accuse Northwestern journalism professor of misconduct


Pritzker running mate wants to make it easier for jail inmates to vote

In test of state law, Chicago homeless couple sue city, alleging property rights violated


The Star-Ledger


Menendez slams Trump oil drilling plan as a 'nightmare' for Jersey Shore

N.J. schools should have 'Black Lives Matter' week, says teachers union


Minimum wage boosted to $15 at N.J. bank

Democrat suddenly ends bid against Republican Leonard Lance



The Los Angeles Times


Chaos erupts at emergency meeting called to quell tensions after teen killed by deputies

Supreme Court's conservatives appear set to strike down union fees on free-speech grounds

Council demands investigation of generous pension program that doubled pay of workers who went on leave

Jury convicts Inglewood man of raping and forcing 11-year-old into prostitution; deadlocks on transgender woman's murder



The Washington Post

Ben Carson, or the tale of the disappearing Cabinet secretary


The family secret that lurked in the background: Descendants come to terms with slave-trading past

Senior White House official to resign after ex-wives’ allegations of abuse


The Fix: The White House’s Porter debacle is either a sign of incompetence or hubris — or both

Pelosi gives longest continuous speech in House history in bid to force immigration votes

The Fix: The House hasn’t seen a filibuster like this in more than a century


Congress set to vote on budget deal that would add $500 billion in spending


Republicans are doing a complete reversal on the deficit


Military parades are about ego and power. Of course Trump wants one.



USA Today


George W. Bush: 'Clear evidence Russians meddled' in election

Another 'flip flop' in Congress? 2018 midterms give Democrats hope







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