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Human rights activist Ella Baker is born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1903.

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


Philly.com

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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