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October 22, 2017

Some 3,000 Blacks march in Philadelphia in 1906 to protest a theatrical production of "The Clansman" and 62 are reported lynched.

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Today in Black History: On this date in 1843 in Buffalo, New York, Blacks participated in a national political convention for the first time.

The New York Times

National

A Lynching Memorial Forces a Reckoning for a Nation, and a Newspaper


Texas’ Voter ID Law Does Not Discriminate and Can Stand, Appeals Panel Rules

Detroit Was Crumbling. Here’s How It’s Reviving.

U.S. Allies Brace for Trade War as Talks on Trump Tariffs Stall


Pompeo, in Israel, Bypasses Palestinians Amid Gaza Crisis

Kim Says He’ll Give Up Nuclear Weapons if U.S. Won’t Invade

Sprint and T-Mobile Agree to Merge. Will the F.C.C. Allow It?


How Would a Merger Affect Your Cellphone Bill?

In Battle to Be Ohio Governor Candidate, It’s Left vs. Left


What to Keep in Mind About the Midterm Elections


Correspondents’ Dinner Routine Sets Off Furor

RETRO REPORT: Do Stronger Gun Laws Stand a Chance?


Local

The Sheldon Silver Trial: Take Two


They Revealed Harassment Claims Against a Professor, and Were Disciplined

3 G.O.P. State Senators to Retire, Raising Democrats’ Hopes



Philly.com


Pennsylvania's gerrymandering surprise co-conspirators: Democrats

Cosby juror: I was convinced by comedy icon's own words

On immigration, guns, and racial equality, Camden's bishop is a progressive voice for change

Philly sheriff cited for operating illegal triplex in North Philly


The Detroit Free Press


Metro Detroit's poverty gets worse despite city's comeback

Crews begin first of 3 street sweeping cycles in Detroit

Detroit to show off progress to nation's city builders at annual meeting

More than a headscarf: Forum takes aim at misconceptions about Muslims


The Star-Ledger


A veteran from N.J. says the FBI is targeting him. Is he one of many?


Did Republicans just wave the white flag in this N.J. House race?


Heartbreak after college student stabbed to death in Montclair



The Chicago Tribune

Massive gang database kept by Chicago police under fire as inaccurate, outdated

On way to park, family stunned as 5-year-old girl is wounded by gunfire in front of Albany Park home

Man killed in South Austin among 8 shot in Chicago on Sunday


University of Chicago's new trauma center opens, with cautious optimism

EDITORIALS: The threat of a graduated income tax



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County youth program faces uncertain future with Ohio Medicaid changes

Ohio governor Kasich wants Republican Party to 'come home'

Dear Cleveland: We're ready to talk, will you take us seriously?

Dear Cleveland: Training with police gave us a new perspective, but we still have questions


Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice founder says there's "power" in hearing young voices


The Los Angeles Times


After decades of coping, survivors of Golden State Killer feel relief upon suspect's arrest

L.A. County officials considering property tax for stormwater measures


Police seek public's help in locating gunman who fatally shot teenage girl at South Los Angeles hamburger stand

Andrés Alonso withdraws from consideration for L.A. schools job



The Washington Post


‘Ready, shoot, aim’: Trump’s loyalty tests cause hiring headaches


This little-known megadonor is pouring money into GOP candidates — and setting the tone for the primaries

Gubernatorial primaries emerge as battleground for the soul of the Democratic Party


The NRA said guns will be banned during a Pence speech. School shooting survivors see hypocrisy.


Comey calls House Intelligence Committee’s Russia investigation ‘a wreck’

Southern Baptist leader pushes back after comments leak urging abused women to pray and avoid divorce

Investigation at dead end in American University hate crime

Howard faculty council calls on university leaders to resign


They thought Georgetown University’s missing slaves were ‘lost.’ The truth was closer to home than anyone knew.


D.C. schools could face sharp dip in graduation rate after scandal



USA Today


Student loans: Court fight looms over debts of former Corinthian Colleges students

Sajid Javid replaces Amber Rudd as U.K. home minister amid immigration scandal











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