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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

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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