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The National Council of Negro Women is founded in 1935 by famed educator Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune.

Today in Black America - November 26

POSTED: November 26, 2013, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: The National Negro Medical Association, now known as the National Medical Association, was founded in 1895.

The New York Times

Obama Signals a Shift From Military Might to Diplomacy

U.S. and Saudis in Growing Rift as Power Shifts

ID Verification Lagging on Health Care Website

Florida Congressman Is Urged to Quit Over Cocaine Conviction

Rev. T. J. Jemison, Civil Rights Leader Who Organized Early Boycott, Dies at 95

Conservative Leads Effort to Raise Minimum Wage in California

Officers Are Told Race Can Be a Factor in Street Stops, but Not the Only One

In Campaign, Cash Flowed Circuitously


The Christian Science Monitor


Obama tells heckler he can't halt deportations unilaterally. Is that true?


Steubenville rape: New indictments send message on adult responsibility

Rebecca Sedwick suicide: Mother vows to 'crusade' for tougher bullying laws (+video)


The Star Ledger


CDC says Princeton University students are safe to travel home for Thanksgiving holiday

Chris Christie OK with Dream Act, but will not sign N.J. Senate version

Sweeney on Christie's Dream Act slap: 'Gov. never misses an opportunity to disappoint'

N.J. clears 6 casinos to open up online gambling sites to public

N.J. lawmaker introduces bill allowing medical marijuana patients to buy from other state programs

Newark mayoral hopeful Anibal Ramos lands endorsements from 3 party chairs



The Detroit Free Press


Tom Walsh: Billionaire investor Buffett brings Michigan $20M for small businesses

Seeking Detroit's voice: Lack of message lets others shape the narrative


Michigan moves closer to requiring women to buy abortion insurance separately


Dr. Hayward C. Maben Jr.: Detroiter overcame racism to become surgeon


Program allows DPS kids, reading tutors to connect via Internet



Philly.com

The Common Core and the grassy knoll

Murder charges in fatal building collapse

Report shows child-poverty rate highest in Delaware County

2 new principals already removed from schools


Nutter denounces attacks, gives warning


The Washington Post


Iran deal further tests Obama’s credibility

Obama responds to heckler on immigration reform

No, immigration reform isn’t happening this Congress


Far-sighted policymaking is hard. Here’s how to make it easier.

Montgomery County is set to vote on minimum-wage hike

Elections board: Herring wins Va. attorney general race

In Fairfax, a lengthy battle over school funding

D.C. Council committee approves school-funding bill



The Chicago Tribune

Chicago police detective charged in fatal 2012 shooting

New U.S. attorney officially in top spot

Emanuel scales back cigarette tax hike proposal


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Professor says Rob Portman was off base with his criticism of her study

Cleveland City Council approves financing for upgrades to FirstEnergy Stadium


State defends Controlling Board decision to allow use of federal money for Medicaid expansion


College graduation rates remain flat, according to survey: Higher Education Roundup

City releases names of 12 Cleveland firefighters facing discipline over urinal prank


The Los Angeles Times


Obama uses heckler to make point on immigration

Column: 'Knockout game' is a myth that demonizes black youths


Judge accuses UCLA police of brutality

Gov. Jerry Brown's not saying whether he'll seek fourth term



USA Today


Reports: Alleged trend of 'Knockout Game' a myth

Fla. special election may showcase 'Obamacare' effect


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Plan for benefits to Falcons stadium communities moves ahead


Barge wants focus on education spending, not money for new sports stadiums




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