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E. Frederic Morrow becomes the first Black to serve in the Executive Office of the President in 1955, appointed by President Eisenhower.

Today in Black America - March 10

POSTED: March 10, 2014, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: The first National Black Political Convention is held in Gary, Indiana on this date in 1972, with the rallying cry "It's Nation Time!."

The New York Times

Little-Known Health Act Fact: Inmates Are Signing Up

Editorial: A Sentencing Commission for California

Paul Krugman: Liberty, Equality, Efficiency

Jackson Mourns Mayor With Militant Past Who Won Over Skeptics

Use of Public Transit in U.S. Reaches Highest Level Since 1956, Advocates Report

In Rent Plan for Charters, Mayor Faces a Hard Road

Bridge Scandal Relegates ‘Traffic Study’ to Punch Line

The Christian Science Monitor

Next fracking controversy: In the Midwest, a storm brews over 'frac sand' (+video)

How teachers bring women’s history and women’s rights to life (+video)

Is military better handling its sexual assault problem? Congress is watching. (+video)

The Star Ledger

Essex County authorities' mistake puts innocent man in jail for 27 days

Property tax battle: Deadline looms on expiration of key law

Christie's comeback town halls held in Republican territory: The Auditor

In bridge scandal, state prosecutors rankled as feds take the lead

Former Trenton Mayor Tony Mack asks judge to set aside guilty verdict, grant new trial

The Detroit Free Press

Michigan House, Senate at odds over supplemental budget

Battle brewing to restore money for DMC's infant mortality efforts

Duggan, Snyder: William Clay Ford Sr. was champion for Detroit, state

Rochelle Riley: Mayor Mike Duggan building relationships to rebuild Detroit

Hearings to review proposed changes to Michigan's rules on special-ed students

Nutter and council not quite 'working together'

Open for risky business: Phila.'s vacant properties

The man who will save Philly's crumbling school system?

The Washington Post

In the Hot Seat: Cabinet members face Congress

States finding ways around cuts in food stamps

The Republican Party’s young-people problem

Timeline of major changes to the Affordable Care Act

Changes to health-care law add to consumers’ confusion

D.C. mayoral candidates fight to stay plausible

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago State president's salary reduced

Basketball star among 6 shot at West Side party

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio teens can now take driver education courses online

The Los Angeles Times

Kansas illegally underfunds poorer school districts, court rules

State Democrats' meeting ends on fractious note

Candidates vying to lead UTLA reflect recent teacher woes

System would change how L.A. County inmates get early release

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Mount Vernon congregation takes flight so Falcons can land

Many children’s deaths get little scrutiny as Georgia’s review process falters

USA Today

Holder urges use of drug to help in heroin ODs

Thousands march in remembrance of 'Bloody Sunday'

New SAT part of a changing admissions process

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