today in black history

December 06, 2019

Dr. Franz O. Fanon, Algerian author and political leader, dies in 1961.

Today in Black America - July 24

POSTED: July 24, 2014, 7:00 am

  • POST
    • Add to Mixx!
  • SEND TO FRIEND
  • Text Size
  • TEXT SIZE
  • CLEARPRINT
  • PDF

Today in Black History: Pioneering psychologist Kenneth Bancroft Clark was born in 1914, and would go on to play a prominent role in the struggle for civil rights.

The New York Times

Editorial: Gov. Cuomo’s Broken Promises

Civilians as Shields? Gaza War Intensifies Debate

Ruling on Health Care Subsidies Puts Coverage at Risk

Arizona Takes Nearly 2 Hours to Execute Inmate

Blow: Paul Ryan and His Poverty Prophet


Florida: Groups Seek to Delay Elections

At Funeral, Rallying Cry for a Symbol of a Divide


Quick Action in Chokehold Case Has Shielded de Blasio From Ire, for Now

New York City Asks Cultural Groups to Help Enhance Municipal IDs


The Washington Post

U.S.-Israel ties help and hinder cease-fire efforts


House members may decide control of Senate

Has President Obama hit his low point?

Blacks in Seattle disproportionately fined for using pot in public

BYU grads basically run Utah’s government

Common Core might be the most important issue in the 2016 Republican presidential race. Here’s what you need to know about it.

D.C. students ‘meet Washington’ to learn about careers


The Star Ledger


2 school bus drivers among 14 charged in child porn sweep, authorities say


Newark activist Fredrica Bey agrees to $125K settlement of federal lawsuit


6 potential buyers for Revel casino, Atlantic City mayor says

Sweeney defends his consideration of casinos in north Jersey


Newark parents cheer federal investigation into controversial school plan



Philly.com

Turmoil in Israel spurs huge Philly rally

Job-hunting grads: Use personal touch in technological age

Sweeney idea: A nonprofit board to rebuild Atlantic City

New plan on student-loan defaults eases repayment



The Detroit Free Press


Michiganders getting $13.1 million in health insurance refunds

Creditor: Detroit pensioners may pay 'consequences' of Kilpatrick deal


Second day of testimony in Dearborn Heights porch shooting trial today


Detroit Public Schools plans new high school in southwest Detroit



The Chicago Tribune


Chicago School Board approves $5.8B budget

Man freed after acquitted in retrial for a murder for which he spent 20 years in prison


The Los Angeles Times


FBI kept L.A. County jail probe secret from Baca and aides, files show


80-year-old man says he shot, killed pregnant woman trying to rob him

Gov. Jerry Brown resists unzipping school construction wallet


California inmates win class-action status over race-based treatment

Judges rule against letting public see LAUSD teachers' performance


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Ballot error fixed; Georgia election to be certified by next week



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Bureau of Workers' Compensation will pay $420 million for charging excessive insurance premiums


Cleveland Councilman Zack Reed proposes instituting version of 'stop and frisk' policy in Cleveland police

Cuyahoga County Council considers 40-year hotel tax extension



The Christian Science Monitor

Trial begins in shooting of Renisha McBride. Does 'Castle Doctrine' apply?


Fraudalent applications for Obamacare subsidies succeeding, audit finds (+video)

Why the White House thinks it will win latest Obamacare legal battle (+video)


USA Today

Reporter describes gruesome scene of Ariz. execution


Video surfaces of new chokehold incident

After much pressure, Twitter releases its diversity figures


















Some clips might require your registering for the paper's website. Sites like The Chicago Tribune are free while The New York Times and others have a pay wall that will allow you to see a specific number of articles per month for free and require a paid subscription for further reading.

Related References