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Today in Black America - November 18

POSTED: November 18, 2013, 7:00 am

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Today in History: Isabella Baumfree, who took on the name Sojourner Truth and was a fearless abolitionist, was born into slavery in 1797 in Swartekill, NY.

The New York Times

Editorial: The Shame of American Health Care

Washington Insurance Official Is Ousted

Lesson Is Seen in Failure of 1989 Law on Medicare


Blow: Disrespect, Race and Obama

Caught in a Revolving Door of Unemployment

At Forums, New York State Education Commissioner Faces a Barrage of Complaints


The Christian Science Monitor

Smoking gun? Critics cite evidence Obama knew Americans would lose coverage (+video)

Obamas, Clintons to visit JFK grave. Is Kennedy legacy still potent politics?

Michigan shooting: Reasonable self-defense or second-degree murder? (+video)



The Star Ledger

League of Municipalities conference returns to Atlantic City after Hurricane Sandy

Union County prosecutor outlines latest trends in juvenile drug use, bullying, school safety

Obamacare tax pitfalls: Two scenarios for those whose income changes

East Orange city administrator resigns, set to join Perth Amboy mayor's administration

Jevon Tyree's mother to Rutgers AD Julie Hermann: "Produce phone records"


The Detroit Free Press

Health care deductibles a shock to Michigan consumers

Michigan bill forces disclosure of health care law's effect on premiums

Why Detroit's lights went out, and how the city plans to get them back on


Rochelle Riley: For Tuskegee airman, a time of honor

Michigan would-be teachers' scores on tougher math, writing tests take a dive


Philly.com


How did teen suffer grotesque wounds?

Did Philly School district violate Sunshine Act over key hires?

Two North Philly ex-offenders spend golden years wiping other slates clean

Camden drill team leader up for national award



The Washington Post

Top 2012 donor seeks to ban online gambling

In most states, the income gap continued to widen through the recovery

All-male public schools aim to help at-risk boys

In 2012, more than $120 million in campaign contributions came from this one Nevada County

Yellen likely to tackle unemployment as Fed chair

How to get rich in the new Washington

Montgomery parents argue that school upgrades can’t wait


Maryland jurisdictions tackle the minimum wage


Cardin expected to endorse Brown for Maryland governor


The Chicago Tribune


6 killed as tornadoes hit Illinois

Little Village family loses 2nd son to gunfire

Illinois child deaths linked to neglect, abuse at 30-year high


Emanuel makes police a contract offer


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Is Walmart's request of associates to help provide Thanksgiving dinner for co-workers proof of low wages?


New law gives third parties in Ohio easier route to the ballot: Ohion Sen. Bill Seitz

Courts should reject new law governing third parties in Ohio: Aaron Keith Harris with Libertarian Party of Ohio

Cuyahoga County Inspector General clears company with ties to corruption probe for work on county projects



The Los Angeles Times


Suicide risk higher for teens tied to multiple deployments


San Francisco seeks changes to state law on 'no-fault' evictions

Nonprofits tied to legislators collect cash out of public view

Stop comparing the Obamacare rollout to Hurricane Katrina!


UC regents approve budget after warning from Brown



USA Today


Agreed: The GOP needs to do something. But what?

Double standard seen when boys abused by women

After Obamacare fix, consumers remain uncertain














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