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Today in Black America - February 18

POSTED: February 18, 2014, 11:30 am

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Today in Black History: Morehouse College was founded on this date in 1867, originally as the Augusta Institute and later as the Atlanta Baptist College.

The New York Times

Financier Plans Big Ad Campaign on Climate Change

On Health Act, Democrats Run in Fix-It Mode

Retreat on Debt Fight Seen as G.O.P. Campaign Salvo

A Picture of Detroit Ruin, Street by Forlorn Street

School’s Arab Mascot Draws Fire in California Valley That Prizes Dates

An Affordable Housing Project Faces Opposition in Wealthy Chappaqua

The Christian Science Monitor

Dunn ‘loud music’ verdict: Does ‘stand your ground’ ask the impossible?

Obama stimulus: On 5th anniversary, White House touts millions of jobs created

European boycotts begin to bite, catching Israel's attention (+video)

The Star Ledger

Fort Lee mayor won't cooperate with Chris Christie lawyers

Racist photo prompts Phillipsburg H.S. investigation of students

Newark mayoral candidate Baraka hosts education forum at Rutgers

The Detroit Free Press

Michigan Senate mulls $100 million proposal to boost state, local road funds

Kwame Kilpatrick wants $24K in public money to pay for appeal

Students unhappy about U-M's racial climate

Lawmakers seek more training for security guards in wake of Northland mall death

An addendum to the Handbook for Raising Black Sons

Deadline here for Philly's homeowner tax-relief program

Controversial ex-cop wants his badge back

The Washington Post

Growing student debt may hurt housing recovery

Robinson: Congress’s inaction has hurt millions

How Obama secretly became the anti-poverty president

Republicans focused on calming divided ranks

Study: Repealing Missouri’s background check law associated with a murder spike

Once home to civil rights pioneer, historic house is now worst on the block in LeDroit

D.C. vexed by exodus from middle schools

Va. man tries to recover from stolen adolescence

The D.C. mayoral race as seen through the stained glass

The Chicago Tribune

Ex-Illinois congressman Reynolds arrested in Zimbabwe

Editorial: A mysterious choice to lead DCFS

State budget battles taking shape

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Less than two thirds of Cleveland parents have met their kids' teacher this school year

Cleveland patrolmen's union spars with McGinty over investigation into chase, shooting

'Forgotten survivor' of 1963 Birmingham church bombing will tell her story at Tri-C

The Los Angeles Times

Officers exposed to more scrutiny when 'deadly force' is exercised

USA Today

Missouri Senate bows to NRA pressure, changes bill

States sued over education funding

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