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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 - April 2

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Today in Black History: "What's Goin' On!" - Legendary Motown soul music singer and songwriter Marvin Gaye was born in 1939 in Washington, D.C.

The New York Times

National

Opinion: A New Black American Dream

George Wallace Tapped Into Racial Fear. Decades Later, Its Force Remains Potent.

Blow: Stephon Clark: Rhythms of Tragedy

Woman Injured by Sacramento Sheriff’s Vehicle at Stephon Clark Protest

Gun Culture Is My Culture. And I Fear How It Has Shifted.

Trump Says DACA Is ‘Dead,’ and Calls for Action by Mexico

Jerry Brown Pardons 5 Ex-Convicts Facing Deportation, Provoking Trump


Kushners Saw Hope in White House, but It Was a Mirage

Sinclair Made Dozens of Local News Anchors Recite the Same Script


Local


Remington’s Bankruptcy Stalls Ruling in Sandy Hook Families’ Suit


New York Crafts Loophole to Protect Property Tax Deductions. But the I.R.S. Could Close It.

In a Changing South Bronx, Residents See New Jail as Step Backward


School Suspensions in New York Rose 21 Percent During Last Months of 2017

Seeking Control, Investigation Chief Fires Schools’ Special Commissioner


Philly.com

After uproar, Abington reverses plan to rename high school after billionaire

The FBI says Bob Brady and Marjorie Margolies conspired to violate election laws. Why weren't they charged?

Most Pa. voting machines are old, hackable, and will likely be used to count the 2020 votes


The Detroit Free Press


Sources: Sex, lies, videotape — How WXYZ's Malcom Maddox got away with it all

Racist posts prompt Michigan State University response to student body


More Michigan schools are failing: Most are charters

Teachers, students want answers after Old Redford Academy dismissals


The Star-Ledger


Trump trashes Jersey again, this time with the Census | Editorial

Progressive black women overlooked in Democrats' push to win N.J. races in Trump midterm

Why N.J.'s gun reforms are not just 'feel good' bills | Editorial



The Chicago Tribune'


50 years ago, Chicago’s West Side burned after MLK’s death. Some neighborhoods never recovered.

They were there: Police officers, students, an activist and a rioter remember what they went through in 1968


Trump defends Sinclair broadcasting after video shows anchors reading same script on 'fake' news


6 witnesses said Chicago man wasn’t the shooter. 16 years later, inmate pins hope of freedom on DNA results.


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


2 Cuyahoga County employees named in subpoenas from corruption investigators now on unpaid leave

Scheduled To Die: 26 Ohio death-row inmates await their execution


Congolese part of new tapestry of immigration to Cleveland


Portrait of Louis Stokes and Stephanie Tubbs Jones unveiled, will be displayed at Cleveland library


The Washington Post

Anti-apartheid activist and former wife of Nelson Mandela dies at 81

Fed up with school spending cuts, Oklahoma teachers walk out


Tweets on DACA speak volumes about Trump’s presidency

The Fix: Trump’s DACA tweets are likely to hurt him — and the GOP — further with Latino voters


The Fix: Trump’s attempt to blame Democrats for ending DACA is falling flat

As Sinclair draws criticism for ‘fake news’ promos, Trump praises the largest owner of local TV stations

Russian bots are tweeting support for Fox News host Laura Ingraham

Facebook post claiming guns could have prevented the Holocaust met with backlash

Will Democrats’ Pennsylvania playbook work elsewhere? This Indiana primary could tell the tale.


Analysis: Chris Christie betrays Trump defenders’ remarkably dim view of the president’s intellect


Latest federal diversity report from OPM shows little or no progress and some regression

Here’s why cybersecurity experts say Maryland’s ballot delivery system is a target for hackers


The Los Angeles Times

Dow drops nearly 700 points as trade-war fears intensify

California Supreme Court upholds controversial law allowing DNA collection upon arrest


So who could be the next Los Angeles schools superintendent?

With signs, Northern California county declares it has 'no room for racism.' Reality is more complicated


USA Today


'Tired of begging': Teacher rebellion shuts down Okla., Kentucky schools

'Affluenza teen' Ethan Couch who killed four people in crash released after serving two years

Historic Memphis church bell set to ring again to honor Martin Luther King Jr.













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