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Today in Black America - September 10

POSTED: September 10, 2014, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: In 1971, 1,300 prisoners took over Attica Prison in Western New York, leaving 43 people, including 10 hostages, dead in the aftermath.

The New York Times

Calls for Change During Ferguson Council Meeting


In Many Cities, Police Struggle for Diversity


Editorial: A Step Toward Fairness in Ferguson

After Ferguson Unrest, Senate Reviews Use of Military-Style Gear by Police

Detroit Clears Crucial Hurdle on Bankruptcy

Seeing Abuse, and a Pattern Too Familiar

In Atlanta, Debating Race and Sports

Democrats Reject Indicted State Senator in Queens but Renominate One in Brooklyn



The Christian Science Monitor

Ferguson announces changes to policing, courts 'to improve trust' (+video)


The strange saga of Jose Padilla: Judge adds four years (+video)

Congressional leaders express 'support' for fight against Islamic State (+video)


The Star Ledger

N.J. budget shortfall was $275 million worse than Christie thought, document shows

Cory Booker leads Jeff Bell by 13 points in N.J. Senate race, poll finds


Ray Rice case: N.J. lawmakers question prosecutor's decision, but experts say it's common

15-year-old boy pleads guilty to fatally shooting three teens on Newark street

Atlantic City job fair aims to ease laid off casino workers



Philly.com

Silent epidemic: domestic abuse by cops

Judge: Girls like 'pack of predators' in brick attack


The Detroit Free Press


Why Detroit-Windsor Tunnel plays key role in big Detroit bankruptcy deal


Detroit police cars were 'probably the worst I had ever seen,' chief testifies

Firm shaves $40M off price in pitch to finish Wayne County jail


No delay in Detroit cop's manslaughter trial in death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones

Detroit Schools hosting event to hike enrollment

Group announces $4 million in grants to support Head Start programs



The Washington Post

Editorial: Ebola’s death march

NFL commissioner under fire for his handling of the Ray Rice investigation

The case for extending health coverage to temporary feds

Mo. shooting stirs debate in Ferguson, Congress


Rep. Maxine Waters proposes overhaul of credit report law


Common Core 2.0: Common Core by another name

A stunning lack of humanity in Md. courtroom



The Chicago Tribune


Single-room occupancy hotels, tanker car rules on tap at today's Chicago City Council meeting

Man sues Chicago cop accused of putting gun in his mouth


Quinn, Rauner clash during Tribune endorsement session


City may borrow money to cover police back pay

City watchdog may get oversight of public buildings panel


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Senate ethics allegations stir prosecutor's interest

David Pepper criticizes 'unconstitutional' school funding system but vows to defend it as attorney general

Recent violence against women to be subject of live panel discussion at Northeast Ohio Media Group


The Los  Angeles Times


Prosecutors ask judge to sentence former L.A. councilman to 180 days in jail

Sign-ups for big L.A. health clinic for uninsured fall short


Cal State trustees raise scenario of transfer-only university system

Pension 'spiking' to cost CalPERS nearly $800 million, controller says


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Torpy: Racial dialogue? Not likely

Atlanta auditor slams Watershed in new report; 10,000 meters missing

Cobb hires firm to oversee stadium construction

Jury selection in Atlanta schools test-cheating trial



USA Today

Some question Atlanta's land deal with Tyler Perry

'Mighty Arab' takes its place at Calif. high school






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