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New York Supreme Court Judge, the late Bruce H. Wright, author of "Black Robes, White Justice," is born in 1918 in Princeton, New Jersey.

Today in Black America - September 12

POSTED: September 12, 2014, 9:00 am

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Today in History: Dr. Mae C. Jemison becomes the first Black woman astronaut on a space mission in the history of the U.S. space program in 1992.

The New York Times

On 9/11 Anniversary, Looking Back and Ahead

Americans Weary of War, but Favoring Airstrike Plan

Capturing Apartheid’s Daily Indignity

Opinion: How to Diversify Teaching

Republicans Lead Most Governor’s Races, but Margins Are Small

Government’s Threat of Daily Fine for Yahoo Shows Aggressive Push for Data

North Carolina Cuts Jail Time for Probation Violators, and Costs

Budget Cuts Reshape New York’s Public Housing

The Christian Science Monitor

Pentagon to send 500 more troops to Iraq, prepare for 'direct action' in Syria (+video)

Three reasons Republicans may not want to capture the Senate

With Ray Rice video, a shift in how America views domestic violence (+video)

Video evidence emerges in Michael Brown shooting. How important?

The Star Ledger

N.J. pension funds were improperly invested with political donors, union says

Nancy Pelosi, Gov. Christie to be there when Jersey City opens prisoner re-entry center

Tofu for teens? Bill advances to require schools consider student cultural food preferences

D.A.'s office probes misuse of $210,000

In Camden, two schools, one building

Voters won't see SRC-abolish measure

Montco forum on police-public relations to be held

The Detroit Free Press

Tech experts offer to replace Detroit firefighters pop can alert system

Cold realities of new water authority deal sink in for Detroit suburbs

Cabbies cry foul over body odor test, claiming ethnic discrimination

Michigan governor's race a toss-up, new poll finds

The Washington Post

Global aid effort on Ebola marked by confusion, lack of coordination

Navy Yard shooter’s sister: ‘There’s a tremendous amount of grief and pain’

Voters are turning on two of this fall’s most costly ballot measures, poll shows

New accounts also have Mo. teen’s hands in the air

Video: Ted Cruz booed at Christian event for comments on Israel

College dropout donates $31 million to University of Md.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald puts brakes on $6.1 million building sale, upsetting would-be buyer

Is an outside group tied to Gov. John Kasich planting seeds for his possible White House bid?

Opportunity Corridor historic pact sets aside 20 percent of contract dollars for minority-owned firms

Cleveland City Council's contract review committee expected to release findings next month

The Chicago Tribune

U. of I. trustees vote 8-1 to reject appointment of controversial professor

Chicago ethics board chief takes issue with City Council watchdog

Alderman calls for hearings on teen sleep deprivation

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Hear it yourself: Danny Ferry's racial comment

Fulton County school board members to hold community meetings

Defendant in Atlanta cheating trial carried out on stretcher

NAACP, others protest state’s inquiry over voter registration fraud

Clark Atlanta sues city of Atlanta over disputed Morris Brown property

The Los Angeles Times

Ferguson plan for police oversight board is derided as 'insulting'

LAUSD's Deasy seeks records of board members' tech-firm contacts

Mayor Garcetti says L.A. discussing ballot measure on business tax

USA Today

Army commanders: White men lead a diverse force

The NFL's domestic violence issue isn't leaving prime time soon

S.C. pastor serving jail time for noisy church

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