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Educator Dr. Ruth Simmons, the first Black president of Brown University, was born on this date in 1945 in Grapeland, Texas.

Today in Black America - October 15

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Today in Black History: Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was founded in 1966 in Oakland, California by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale.

The New York Times

2nd Dallas Health Worker Contracts Ebola

C.D.C. Says It Should Have Acted Faster in Dallas

Ebola Facts: Why It's Hard to Contain | Is the U.S. Prepared?

Editorial: A British Message to Israel

Court Allows Texas Abortion Clinics to Remain Open

Philadelphia Teachers Hit by Latest Cuts

The Worth of Black Men, From Slavery to Ferguson

Bellevue Hospital to Be a Focus if Ebola Hits New York

Mount Vernon, N.Y., Mayor Pleads Guilty to Federal Tax Charges

The Christian Science Monitor

US rethinks Ebola response as second Dallas nurse is diagnosed

How did Senate races in Georgia, New Hampshire become too close to call? (+video)

Video of Hong Kong police beating riles protest movement

The Star Ledger

N.J.'s long-term unemployed rate worse than 48 states

Elizabeth rocked by 2 fatal shootings in 30 minutes

National Republican group brings in $90M under Chris Christie's leadership, group announces

Newark council to vote on ordinance allowing city to fine banks

The Washington Post

Hospital had to learn infection control on the fly

Liberia needs 79,940 more body bags

Poll shows Democrats hit 30-year low, Republicans more motivated to vote

Ferguson’s Democratic leaders could pay at polls for black voters’ anger

John Kasich wants to redefine the GOP

Plan to close D.C. shelter is met with doubts

Report finds disparities in local per-pupil spending

Last debates in an unsettled D.C. mayoral race

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit council leader: Cops who leave city should pay

Reality TV star postpones Cass Tech appearance

Michigan trustee wants equipment from former police

The Chicago Tribune

Quinn, Rauner clash over African-American vote during debate

Emanuel tries to curb pain in election-year budget

Campaign contribution limits off in Chicago mayor's race

Brain tumor keeps Karen Lewis out of mayor race: source

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Jury struggles in trial of DeKalb CEO Ellis

Fulton judge unlikely to let dad bring guns to children's school events

The Los Angeles Times

Texas' voter ID law is reinstated as November election nears

Kevin de León of Los Angeles elected leader of California Senate

Amid drought, Mayor Garcetti directs L.A. to cut water use 20% by 2017

Tracking system glitches affected special needs students, report says

2 lawmakers in shoot-out near Pa. Capitol

Third state official resigns over porn emails

Record number of black candidates seeking office

Teen pleads guilty in brick-bashing Temple student

USA Today

Where the jobs are: Hot prospects for college grads

Jeb Bush: 'My wife is supportive' of presidential bid

New Ebola vaccine study has begun in Maryland

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