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April 24, 2017

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) was incorporated on this date in 1927 with 27 member colleges.

Today in Black America - March 29

POSTED: March 29, 2018, 10:00 am

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Today in Black America: Football great Emlen Tunnell, the first Black player inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame was born on this date in 1925 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.


The New York Times

National


Trump Lawyer Broached Idea of Pardons for 2 Top Ex-Aides

Trump Aide Spoke in ’16 to Person Tied to Russia Intelligence

Blow: Character Should Still Matter

Veterans Affairs Chief Is Out, as Trump’s Shake-Up Continues


Carson Scales Back HUD’s Fair Housing Enforcement

A Report of Vandalism, a Police Shooting and Fresh Rage

‘Kiss Up, Kick Down’: Those Recalling Bolton’s U.N. Confirmation Process Say He Hasn’t Changed

Heineken Pulls ‘Lighter Is Better’ Ad After Outcry Over Racism


66 Environmental Rules on the Way Out Under Trump

Can a Lawyer Work Too Hard to Defend a Client?



Local


New York Has 7 Billion Reasons to Worry About a Census Question

We Interrupt These Budget Talks for a Reporter’s Arrest and a Coyote

After a Year of Turmoil, Menendez Announces He Is Seeking Re-Election

Stringer to Back 2 Candidates Challenging Breakaway Democrats in Albany


Philly.com


New Temple University details aim at calming community uproar

New Pa. poll finds positive signs for Gov. Wolf, Democratic U.S. House candidates

Judge rules Lt. Gov. Stack can list Philly as his home on primary ballot

In GOP governor's race.Laura Ellsworth seeks to strike a different tone


The Detroit Press

Federal judge dismisses complaint to hold earlier elections to replace Conyers

Lawsuit: Detroit councilman Gabe Leland extorted $15K for favor


Former Detroit WXYZ-TV anchor Stephen Clark lands morning show on WOMC


Scholars: Detroit house puts Rosa Parks history in a different light

Case dropped against Detroit man after 45 years in prison


The Chicago Tribune


Shootout at West Side church wounds security guard, armed robber


Longtime Berrios foe wants his job as Cook County Democratic Party chairman

DAHLEEN GLANTON: Yes, white ‘privilege’ is still the problem

Many Chicago businesses would have to offer sexual harassment training under alderman's plan


The Star-Ledger


Hate crime complaints are up in N.J. after going down for years

Trump tax law slams N.J. harder than any other state


Auction of 100 properties around Atlantic City casinos brings in just $570K

Why N.J. gun sales are rising again after the 'Trump slump'


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Former U.S. watchdog says Trump administration a 'crisis,' marks ethical low point


Cleveland church's attempt to sell vacant houses, land prompts anxiety in Clark-Fulton neigborhood

Rock Hall receives $4.1 million PNC Bank sponsorship to expand education and community programming

Former Cuyahoga County officials say safeguards can prevent corruption, if conflicts are disclosed

Muslims' plan for North Ridgeville mosque adds to suburb's 'Middle American' authenticity: Mark Naymik



The Washington Post


Trump taps his doctor to replace Shulkin at Veterans Affairs


Graphic: Key firings and resignations in the turnover-heavy White House

GOP considers balanced-budget amendment after adding more than $1 trillion to the deficit


Stormy Daniels’s lawyer pushes to depose Trump, saying Americans have been told ‘a bucket of lies’


As Daniels tells her story, conservative Americans debate Trump as a role model

Kellyanne Conway is one of Trump’s top aides. Now her husband is trolling her boss.


Laura Ingraham savaged for taunting Parkland activist over college rejections


U.S. judges for now decline to lift injunctions against Trump transgender troop ban

A grocery that was more than a store


Maryland General Assembly moves to give flexibility to local school districts creating school calendars

Former Charles County coach, school aide sentenced to 105 years in federal prison



The Los Angeles Times


Lincoln Heights used to be the neighborhood immigrants got their start. Not anymore

Heist of 31 guns from Compton city vault is the latest problem in a scandal-plagued city

An L.A. school task force calls for more accountability — starting with school report cards

L.A. councilman wants city to boycott companies with NRA ties

At $75,560, housing a prisoner on California now costs more than a year at Harvard


USA Today


The Witness: Clara Ester, the Lorraine Motel and the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

For those who were at the Lorraine Motel, what does it mean to be a witness to martyrdom?









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