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August 15, 2017

Civil rights leader, attorney, and presidential adviser Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., was born in 1935 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Today in Black America - April 9

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Today in Black History: Scholar, athlete, actor, singer and human rights activist Paul Robeson is born on this date in 1898 in Princeton, New Jersey.

The New York Times


National


Donald Trump’s Forever Campaign

Editorial: Judges Shouldn’t Be Partisan Punching Bags

Florida Braces for Turbulent Campaign as Scott Enters Race

Republicans Seize on Impeachment for Edge in Midterms

Top Ethics Officer Questions E.P.A. Chief’s Actions


Michigan Will Stop Giving Free Bottled Water to Flint

Trump Rollbacks Target Rules ‘Written With Human Blood’

Virginia Is Close to Expanding Medicaid After Years of Republican Opposition



Local


Congestion Pricing Plan for Manhattan Ran Into Politics. Politics Won.

After Violence, a High School Tries to Regain Its Balance


Philly.com


Cosby trial delayed as judge questions juror who said 'I just think he's guilty'

Philly's new property assessments are out - and your tax bill is likely climbing

What do Kenny's boad picks say about what he wants for Philly schools?


The Detroit Free Press


Snyder takes aim at program steering public money to private schools

Detroiters in need of affordable housing are about to lose a lifeline

Freep columnist Rochelle Riley to receive lifetime achievement award


The Star-Ledger


50 years later, has Trenton shed the scars of the MLK riots?


Principal talked sex toys, wanted me in short skirt, school official says in lawsuit

I've made a family here after the Haiti earthquake. Don't take it all away | Opinion

Rowan College at Burlington County president resigns as school probes complaint



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cuyahoga County Council wants say over reimbursements for education, travel

Cleveland Community Police Commission executive director placed on leave, report says


The Chicago Tribune

Weekend toll in Chicago: 2 killed, 23 wounded

We asked for your 1968 Chicago riot stories. You responded.


Chance the Rapper to address Dillard University's 2018 grads


The Washington Post


On a campus in chaos, this student became a viral villain. Is he a scammer or a scapegoat?

Republicans, increasingly worried about losing the House, focus on saving Senate majority


Florida Gov. Rick Scott enters Senate race, sets up marquee contest


Power Post Analysis: The Daily 202: Trump gets schooled in Syria on how much his words matter

The Fix: McCain takes his Trump criticism to a new level after Syria attack

Fact Checker Analysis: Two Trump speeches, two dozen dubious claims

The Vindication of Dennis Kucinich

Pope Francis’s new major document: Caring for migrants and the poor is just as important as preventing abortion

In the editorial pages of the Denver Post, a rebellion against its ‘vulture capitalist’ owners

After 73 years, the remains of a Tuskegee airman lost over Europe may have been found


The Los Angeles Times

When L.A. opted to fund city services over housing, did it help fuel a crisis?

An ambitious California bill would put the state in charge of controlling prices in the commercial healthcare market

Editorial: Forcing judges to meet quotas won't reduce immigration court backlogs. It will undermine due process


USA Today


Michelle Obama says Barack was like the 'good parent,' calls Trump the 'other parent'

Stormy Daniels' lawyer again seeks to depose Donald Trump and Michael Cohen








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