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Today in Black America - October 16

POSTED: October 16, 2013, 8:30 am

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Today in Black History: Historic “Million Man March”, organized by Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, rallies Black men in Washington, D.C. in 1995.

The New York Times

Senate Leaders Restart Negotiations as Default Looms

Viewing U.S. With Fear and Dismay

G.O.P. Divide Leaves Boehner ‘Herding Cats’

Obama’s Debt Ceiling Gamble May Pay Off

Editorial: Thinking Sensibly About Charter Schools

Justices Weigh Michigan Law and Race in College Admissions

Judge in Landmark Case Disavows Support for Voter ID

As Search Goes On for Queens Boy With Autism, Adults at His School Face Questions

Panel to Investigate State Democratic Party

De Blasio, Attacking Lhota, Dominates Their First Debate

The Christian Science Monitor

Supreme Court hints at narrow ruling in Michigan affirmative action case

Landmark case? Supreme Court to review EPA regulation of greenhouse gases.

Government shutdown hurting Republicans in Virginia governor's race (+video)

With debt limit, John Boehner could be facing his defining moment (+video)

The Star Ledger

Christie, Buono trade barbs in second and final N.J. gubernatorial debate

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School creates Accountable Care Organization

West Ward killing marks Newark's fifth homicide in last 72 hours

Elizabeth, Newark pastors praise Attorney General, State Police push for minority recruits

Rutgers aims to improve graduation rates through KIPP partnership

The Detroit Free Press

Debt-ridden Detroit charter school closes amid confusion, fights

Creditors argue Michigan Constitution should block Detroit bankruptcy

Detroit CFO Jim Bonsall, under fire for racial comments, resigns

U.S. Supreme Court justices ask sharp questions in Michigan affirmative action case

Lawyer seeks probation for Bernard Kilpatrick, says he's 'too old' for prison

Ill ex-judge gets lengthy prison term

SRC gets an earful from parents

Philly-area D.A.s urge more spending on preschool

Coatesville parents tell of district bias

To Latino audience, Christie hints at backing for 'Dream Act'

The Washington Post

Effort by Republican-led House ends in failure

Who controls the House GOP? No one.

Myerson: A confederacy of zealots

As U.S. faces lower credit rating, markets flash alarm

Did Congress get exempted from Obamacare?

The one number every incumbent should know from the Pew poll

Furloughed federal workers feel pushed to the brink

D.C. charter schools’ expulsion rate drops

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland police to suspend 63 officers for roles in deadly November chase

Northeast Ohio editors bid farewell to readers as Patch cuts Ohio journalists

GreatSchools website may become main location for Cleveland school choice information

Rep. Marcia Fudge to attack food stamp cuts as farm bill negotiator

The Los Angeles Times

Supreme Court denies Brown's appeal on prison crowding

Calif. insurance exchange reports 94,500 application starts

Fraternity teaches young men to make 'no excuses'

Editorial: Getting rid of bad teachers

The Chicago Tribune

Mayor talks politics while activists rally to 'take back Chicago'

Illinoisans in House look to Senate for deal

Needy students bring in money for schools

Expert: Chicago detains arrestees longer than other cities, fails to provide medical treatment

After two years, CHA head resigns

Emanuel's gun possession law faces long odds

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Etowah High freshmen reportedly perform sex act in crowded lunchroom

Man guilty of killing Norcross teen sentenced to life in prison

Paulding boy, 12, believed beaten to death

Expert: Overall crime down, despite slight violent crime bump

USA Today

MLK's former secretary to sell historic documents

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