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The first meeting of the "Niagara Movement" that spawned the birth of the N.A.A.C.P. is held in Canada on this date in 1905.

Today in Black America - March 25

POSTED: March 25, 2014, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: "Scottsboro Boys" are arrested in Point Rock, Alabama on this date in 1931.

The New York Times

House Ethics Panel Releases Details of Charges Against 2 Republican Lawmakers

Once Intent on Bringing Down a Clinton, Now Raising Up Another

Russia Is Ousted From Group of 8 by U.S. and Allies

Obama to Call for End to N.S.A.’s Bulk Data Collection

Smoking Proves Hard to Shake Among the Poor

Amid Wave of Pro-Gun Legislation, Georgia Proposes Sweeping Law

Absence of Contention at Council Hearing Seems to Shore Up the de Blasio Effect

The Christian Science Monitor

More Americans are renting: why the cost is so high

Flood zone insurance: a reprieve but, likely, not for long (+video)

Affordable Care Act and birth control: Can corporations assert religious rights?

The Star Ledger

Jersey City drug probe yields over 5,000 bags of suspected heroin and five arrests

Sen. Lesniak's bill would kick three Christie appointees out of Port Authority

Amid protest, Trenton school board votes for a plan to redistribute kids during construction of new high school

Bill to let foreign gambling companies do business in NJ approved by Senate panel

Christie confirms cooperation on Bridgegate review by his chosen attorney

The Detroit Free Press

Herman Kiefer Health Complex in Detroit offered for new use

Job alert: Detroit bankruptcy judge seeks municipal finance expert

Detroit EM Kevyn Orr says creditors need to 'get serious' in bankruptcy talks

Councilman Cushingberry pleads guilty to speeding ticket, pays fine

Child abuse registry called unfair, Michigan's 'biggest civil rights violation'

Staffer knocked out at Bartram High

Philly in running for neighborhood improvement grant

Philly schools to bypass seniority in fall

SRC seeks to eliminate seniority, impose other changes on teachers

The Washington Post

Robinson: Paul Ryan’s cruel agenda

Misleading claims in new anti-Obamacare ad

In the Loop: A chilly war between White House and press

2014 may be a very good election for Republicans. It means nothing for 2016.

Koch brothers’ money is making its way to hyperlocal races

Report: Low-performing D.C. schools not getting attention

New Ward 8 hospital floated in upcoming Gray budget

The Chicago Tribune

Union chief: Blue Line operator 'might have dozed off' before crash

Quinn faces political peril in new budget plan, fate of tax hike

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Total number of state employees shrank again in 2013, as did wage gap between men and women

Plan to start school on Aug. 13 has public hearing with Cleveland school board Tuesday

University Hospitals, Cleveland Clinic offer rare surgery to profoundly deaf patients; auditory brainstem implant technology may have more uses in the future

The Los Angeles Times

Woman freed after serving 32 years of life term in 1981 killing

LAPD officer gets suspension over firing after lying about racial slur

Gov. Jerry Brown amasses $19.7 million for reelection bid

State to send voter registration cards to Obamacare applicants

California schools are rolling out new standardized tests

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

AJC investigation: DeKalb commissioner, aide spent $11,000 on meals

Clayton on the road to restoring transit

USA Today

Suit alleges second ignition defect in GM recall

How many hours must minimum-wage earners work to afford rent?

Obama report claims success for 'Race to the Top'

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