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May 25, 2018

Civil rights icon and NAACP leader Lilly Carroll Jackson was born in 1889 in Baltimore.

Today in Black America - May 17

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Today in Black History: U.S. Supreme Court rules segregation in public education unconstitutional in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.

The New York Times

National

EDITORIAL: He Walked for His Right to Vote. Now He’s Running for Office


Top G.O.P. Senator Says ‘No Reason to Dispute’ That Russia Favored Trump

Call It ‘Crossfire Hurricane’: The Early Days of the Trump Inquiry

Thousands of Pages on Trump Tower Meeting Are Released

Filing Shows Trump Paid Cohen, Who Paid Stormy Daniels

Trump Rants, Calling Some Unauthorized Immigrants ‘Animals’

A Marriage on the Rocks: $700 Billion in U.S.-China Trade


University Agrees to Pay $500 Million to Larry Nassar Victims

Trying to Put a Value on the Doctor-Patient Relationship


Local


Letitia James, Weighing Political Calculus, Enters Attorney General Race


One of the Most Liberal States in the Nation: New Jersey?

Teacher Walkouts Spread to North Carolina



Philly.com

Pa, governor's race gets off to a negative start


Repairs for hazardous materials were botched over and over in Philly schools

Pa. governor's race gets off to a negative start

Sandrea Williams, 17, was just starting her life and should not be dead | Jenice Armstrong


The Detroit Free Press

Leonard Pitts: A new generation now wages war on poverty

This candidate for governor wants to be middle finger to Donald Trump

Kent State graduate celebrates by strolling campus with her AR-10


The Star-Ledger


Another N.J. public official goes off on a cop at traffic stop, calls chief a 'skinhead'

School district accused of segregating students has a $127M fix

What N.J.'s anti-Trump wave means to Democrats in 5 House races

N.J. teacher assaulted cop, had pot and sex toys in car, police say



The Chicago Tribune


1 dead, 9 wounded in shootings in Chicago

State assumes sweeping authority over CPS special education practices

Obama Foundation makes final push for support before Plan Commission meeting Thursday

DAHLEEN GLANTON: The myth of the 'welfare queen' endures, and children pay the price


The Los Angeles Times


5 guilty pleas and 17 more indicted: Pivotal moments in the Mueller investigation’s first year

Trump administration support for Israel goes beyond its predecessors and isolates U.S. internationally

Editorial: Why are so many misconduct complaints falling on deaf ears at USC?


Your guide to the 5 propositions on California’s primary ballot


Fairfield, Calif., mother accused of endangering 9 children faces new child abuse charges


The Washington Post

North Carolina schools close as teachers flock to state’s capitol


Analysis: Mueller’s Russia probe: What the special counsel is investigating

In new disclosure, Trump reports apparent payment through Cohen to Stormy Daniels


FBI said to be probing Michael Cohen’s deal with Korean firm

Critics fear Trump’s desire for a legacy-making deal eclipses substance on N. Korea


Rex Tillerson says ‘alternative realities’ are a threat to democracy

Israel’s use of fatal fire in Gaza: Excessive force or justified mob control?

Trump refers to some undocumented immigrants as 'animals' at roundtable


Union-funded super PAC backing Edwards accuses Alsobrooks of ‘pay-to-play’ politics

Former Md. State Del. Will Campos sentenced in bribery scheme

Ballot measure to end ‘tipped wage’ in D.C. opposed by mayor, majority of Council


USA Today


Trump's company earned $40M from Washington hotel in 2017, disclosure shows

Waffle House hero says phone call with President Trump 'was a little lackluster'

'A betrayal of the American people': Sen. Udall hammers EPA chief Scott Pruitt







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