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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.

Today in Black America - May 7

POSTED: May 07, 2018, 12:00 pm

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Today in Black History: Alabama A&M University is founded as Huntsville Normal School in 1875, led by a former slave, Dr. William Hooper Councill.


The New York Times


National


Editorial: ‘I Did You a Great Favor When I Fired This Guy’

26 Years Later, Justice for Men Falsely Convicted of Rape

Low-Level Gun Offenders Are New Target by Justice Dept.

Kellyanne Conway’s Husband Takes White House to Task

Trump Could Defy a Mueller Subpoena, Giuliani Says

How Michael Cohen Built a Shadowy Business Empire

California G.O.P. Faces Prospect of No Statewide Candidate

Can a ‘Policy Nerd’ Economist Win Over Republicans in Ohio?

Trump’s Nominee for C.I.A. Director Offered to Withdraw



Local


M.T.A. Struggles to Deliver New Subway Cars and Signals

Saga of the Toxic Ball Fields

Prior Arrests and Lost Jobs, Yet Still Hired as Correction Officers



Philly.com


Toxic City: Philly kids face dangerous, 'frightening' conditions in schools

Is the mortgage industry heading down the same path that led to the Great Recession?

Temple student found dead in off-campus apartment from multiple gunshot wounds

How could a disruptive white man remain in the theater when black men get arrested at Starbucks for no reason?


The Detroit Free Press


Schools put technology, safety projects on the line in Tuesday election


NAACP to hold 2019 national convention in Detroit

Detroit Red Wings prospect Givani Smith a victim of racism



The Chicago Tribune


Several rural Illinois counties declare themselves a 'sanctuary' for gun owners

Big demand for city's new ID cards surprises officials

He was a Walter Payton senior with college dreams. Two years after being paralyzed by gunfire, Jonathan Annicks pushes forward.


The Star-Ledger

Woman killed near downtown Newark


Missing mom's body, car must have been moved recently, family says

Ex-state claims investigator gets 3 years in prison for $78K fraud scheme

Editorial: O'Keefe may be a fifth-rate attack schnauzer, but his NJEA footage demands scrutiny


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Where clean water comes from: Garrett A. Morgan Water Treatment Plant open for tours May 12 (photos)

Cleveland leaders say there have been no talks with the Browns about a new stadium



The Washington Post


Once-safe GOP lawmakers are struggling for a survival strategy


Trump urges voters to reject Blankenship in West Virginia race

Giuliani is repeating mistakes that brought down previous Trump advisers


Trump stands by CIA nominee, dismissing questions over role in interrogation program

Southern Baptist women denounce leader’s ‘objectifying’ comments, advice to abused women


As gentrification escalates in Calif., people wonder: Where can the homeless go?

After Native American bias incident, college says those against diversity can go ‘elsewhere’


Lawyers seek to ban ‘particularly offensive’ evidence in slaying of black student at U-Md.


‘Heinous and violent’: MS-13’s appeal to girls grows as gang becomes ‘Americanized’


The Los Angeles Times


Children likely to be separated from parents under new border enforcement policy

In his bid to be California's next governor, John Chiang touts his battles with a previous one

STDs in L.A. County are skyrocketing. Officials think racism and stigma may be to blame

L.A. Unified school bus drivers and teacher assistants are planning a daylong strike



USA Today


UF president apologizes for 'aggressive' ushering during graduation

Rudy Giuliani's flubs may let Stormy Daniels take down President Trump








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