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Today in Black America - March 18

POSTED: March 18, 2014, 10:00 am

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Today in Black History: Civil rights pioneer Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth was born on this date in 1922 in Birmingham, Alabama.

The New York Times

Reading, Writing and Renewal (the Urban Kind)

Something Went ‘Very Wrong’ at G.M., Chief Says

Plan for Affordable Housing in Philadelphia

Where Are the People of Color in Children’s Books?


Death of Brooklyn Boy Latest in Spate as City Turns to Traffic Safety

Suit Alleges Developer Violated Civil Rights

Ex-Official Tells of Cash and Refrigerators as Bribes


The Christian Science Monitor

Sarah Palin to launch 'Rogue TV.' Is this the future of US politics?

Harlem gas explosion: How widespread is the problem? (+video)


Can military try sexual assault cases? Critics decry general's plea deal.



The Star Ledger

Emails show Christie campaign manager was kept in the loop on lane closures

3 PAPD officers claim cronyism, sue to overturn 96 promotions

Trenton council to consider no-bid contract for attorney hired to sort out election mix-up


NJ attorney general not joining group asking pharmacies to stop selling cigarettes

NJ lawmakers open debate on newest open space proposal



The Detroit Free Press

Lunch aide who paid students to beat up boy gets 7 days in jail, probation

Michigan Dems push for Terri Lynn Land to cancel fund-raiser with Chris Christie


City seeks historic designation study for Motown studio

Bond insurer says Detroit knew better when it agreed to $1.4-billion debt deal in 2005

Sports editor: Howell students' racist Twitter posts taint entire community



Philly.com


Disbarred Center City attorney pleads guilty to bilking clients out of more than $500,000

Clarke plans affordable housing in gentrifying areas


Naval Academy sexual assault case to begin Tuesday



The Washington Post

Republicans seize edge in fight for the Senate

10 numbers that explain why income inequality is a hot topic

Democrats want Holder to discuss scathing IG findings


Illinois GOP candidate wants to be the ‘first black female president’


Catania to propose sweeping special-education legislation

Prince George’s aims for science and tech jobs


The Chicago Tribune

Illinois residents head to polls to decide primary election


Head of Cook County adult probation removed


Obama manufacturing hubs face uphill struggle to create jobs


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


One keystroke, six seconds and randomized numbers determine which school children can attend


Number of gamblers seeking to avoid temptation spikes in Ohio


Richmond Heights school officials plead not guilty to extortion charges


The Los Angeles Times


4 Democrats in state, all freshman House members, facing tough elections

A setback for Jordan Downs project

Gov. Brown takes swipes at GOP, praises labor unions

Program will help cash-strapped teachers fund their projects


USA Today


Homework load little changed in 30 years, study says

Wickham: Dump Donald Trump




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