today in black history

December 10, 2019

In 1950 Dr. Ralph J. Bunche becomes the first Black awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on the Palestinian settlement.

Today in Black America - September 8

POSTED: September 08, 2014, 8:30 am

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

Today in Black History: Civil Rights pioneer and NAACP Executive Director Roy Wilkins died in on this date in 1981.

The New York Times

Blow: Crime, Bias and Statistics

Editorial: Voter ID on Trial in Texas

Political Shift Stalls Efforts to Overhaul Immigration

Foreign Powers Buy Influence at Think Tanks

Virginians, Surprised by Ex-Governor’s Conviction, Ponder the Fallout

As Two Men Go Free, a Dogged Ex-Prosecutor Digs In

Hong Kong Group to Give Harvard’s School of Public Health $350 Million


Council Members, at Hearing, Will Question Bratton About Police Retraining After Chokehold Case


The Christian Science Monitor

Obama immigration delay: Was it 'raw politics' or principle? Both, maybe. (+video)


Obama's broken pledge: How election politics made 'pawns' out of illegal immigrants

How big a threat does Islamic State pose to the US homeland?


The Star Ledger


Common Core controversy continues in N.J. and across nation

Former Irvington detectives say the chief ordered them to trump up charges against their colleagues

N.J. Politics Roundup: Christie bridge scandal anniversary; state debt downgraded again

Christie's 2016 bid still affected by bridge scandal, a year after traffic jam

Christie bridge scandal: A timeline of events


Philly.com

Doors open at Philly schools

As school begins, a year of challenges ahead

Ex-Nutter, Rendell aide wants to be Philly's next mayor

Nutter to tour new high school during 'education week'


The Detroit Free Press


ACCESS human services agency gets $12M education grant

Brian Dickerson: How the tea party is muddying Michigan's road debate

Judge asserts control as bankruptcy trial gets under way


5 things to watch for as Congress returns to work today


The Washington Post

U.S. military to help fight Ebola epidemic in Africa

Balko: How a Missouri county profits from poverty

Survey shows confidence in federal workers


Grand jury in Ferguson shooting gets full measure of case

Black unemployment is always much worse than white unemployment. But the gap depends on where you live.

What The Economist could have read before suggesting that U.S. slavery wasn’t all bad

Virginia man’s claim on African land is unlikely to pass test

At D.C. program that funds legal aid, revenue is down


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Students at new Bard College high school in Cleveland are "pioneers," on a mission to learn and succeed

Teenagers need to be treated better, Bard College president tells Cleveland audience, for them to love learning


Cleveland's red light cameras put to the test, councilman plans crash data analysis

Ohio executions will resume next February with Akron killer Ronald Phillips

Minority businesses offered help in getting bigger share of state contracts


The Chicago Tribune

Health management plans underused at city schools


Scene of the crime: Three shot in Lawndale


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb CEO Ellis goes on trial

Atlanta leaders react to Hawks owner’s exit over email

Ethics chief clings to job amid chaos

Ex-daycare CEO gets prison time for stealing $1.9 million



The Los Angeles Times


Metrolink squeezed by plunge in riders and revenue

Bank clients of Middle Eastern descent want answers on closed accounts


America's tolerance dilemma


USA Today


Immigrants feel frustrated, betrayed by Obama delay






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