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Today in Black America - November 21

POSTED: November 21, 2014, 10:30 am

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Today in Black History: Inventor Granville T. Woods patented the Electric Railway Conduit in 1893.

The New York Times

Obama, Daring Congress, Acts to Overhaul Immigration

Action Has Precedent, but May Also Set One

Some Republicans Fear Alienating Hispanic Voters

Undocumented Immigrants Tune In as Obama Makes Long-Awaited Pledge

Editorial: Attorneys General for Sale

Activists Wield Search Data to Challenge and Change Police Policy

Ferguson Looks to Holiday Shopping Rush With Unease

Mayor de Blasio Urges ‘Culture Change’ at Rikers Island


Bill de Blasio Defends Al Sharpton After Report on Tax Woes

New York City’s Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest Level in Six Years


The Christian Science Monitor


Obama immigration action: Is it about people, or process?

Could Jeb Bush's support for Common Core hurt his chance at 2016 nomination? (+video)

How differently do blacks and whites view Ferguson? Here are the numbers.


Jim Webb all but launches presidential bid. Does he have a chance? (+video)


Is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict dissolving into a religious war?


The Washington Post


Overhaul shields 4 million from deportation


Immigration plan’s winners and losers


Conservatives rebel against donor Sheldon Adelson’s gambling agenda

As Ferguson decision nears, St. Louis area teens fear eruption of civil unrest

Holder announces guidance ahead of decision


Bill Cosby’s interview with AP shows power and privilege in operation

N.C. fires Gruber after Obamacare comments

Vigil planned for Md. mailman who was slain last year


The Star Ledger

Immigration order 'historic step forward' says Menendez

Teen's family sues school over alleged harassment from teachers


Newark facility starts distributing heroin overdose antidote, faces funding challenges

Trenton residents question how Study Commission on Violence will help make a difference in their city



The Detroit Free Press

Armed Mt. Morris woman arrested at White House

No-bid riverfront city property sale to UAW proposed

Democrats once pulled the same electoral college stunt


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio's unemployment rate 5.3%, but state only gained 1,000 jobs

Ricky Jackson expected to be released today after serving more than 39 years in prison


Ohio Republicans are skeptical of President Obama's immigration actions; Democrats applaud them

Ohio House passes bill to limit state testing of students



The Los Angeles Times

Football rally bonfire is non-fire as UCLA students decry tuition hikes

UCLA adopts diversity class requirement for undergraduates


Charter schools break law by making parents volunteer, report says


In L.A., relief and joy greet Obama's immigration plan


The Chicago Tribune

Bruce Rauner says he hopes Illinois Supreme Court gives clue on pension law


Illinois Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Chicago's red light cameras


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Metro civil rights leaders, cops partner to avoid ‘Ferguson’ trouble

City of Atlanta to pursue annexation of Emory University, CDC


Philly.com

Charter debate rages at SRC meeting

Paper's story helps clear teen in beating


China to sink $1B in Chester schools?


Next to join mayor's race: Dwight Evans?


USA Today

Teacher faces charge over allegedly forcing student into pool

School administrator defends racial retweet

School official apologizes for racially insensitive retweet






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