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Today in Black America - December 3

POSTED: December 03, 2014, 9:00 am

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Today in Black History: Frederick Douglass and Martin R. Delaney start the North Star anti-slavery newspaper in 1847.

The New York Times

Editorial: Lessons From a Stairwell Shooting

House Republicans Ready Plan to Avoid a Government Shutdown

Past Remarks by Loretta Lynch, Attorney General Nominee, Offer Insight on Race Issues

Retro Report: Long After an ’80s Scare, Suspicion of Power Lines Prevails

As National Guard Prepares to Leave Ferguson, Michael Brown’s Stepfather Faces Investigation


Middle-Class Pay Elusive for Teachers, Report Says


Grand Jury in Chokehold Death of Eric Garner Could Vote This Week on Charges



The Christian Science Monitor

With Ferguson plan, Obama seeks to tip balance for police reform (+video)

Could you pass a citizenship test? States may make it graduation requirement.

Can Giving Tuesday counterbalance holiday commercialism? (+video)

Power slowly returns to Detroit after massive power failure (+video)



The Washington Post


Police turning to body cameras to restore trust

Clinton camp says long-shot candidates pose real threat

The Fix: 5 reasons she won’t run

The saga of Shawn Parcells, the uncredited forensics ‘expert’ in the Michael Brown case

Former congressional aide pleads guilty in sex assaults

Charles Barkley is a conservative black hero. But almost everything he says is wrong.


Mo. governor cancels special session on Ferguson

D.C. middle school students see boost from extra funding


Pr. George’s Franklin reelected as County Council chair


The Star Ledger


Fellow WPU students stand by 5 freshmen accused in rape


Bill aims to end Christie's battles with N.J. Legislature over revenue projections


NJ surveillance camera bill's sponsor, ACLU see different approaches to helping police


Baraka calls for state intervention at Barringer schools


New trial date set for Army major and wife accused of abusing adopted children



The Detroit Free Press


Orr proud Detroit held together as it faced EM change


Was Detroit's power outage last stand for dysfunction?



The Los Angeles Times


White House's college ratings system controversial even before completion

Former sheriff's deputy gets prison for sexual relationship with teen


City attorney needs more staff for 8,800 new Prop. 47 misdemeanors


Truvada, a pill to fight HIV, stirs controversy among gays


O.C. school greeters aim to steer kids away from gangs



The Chicago Tribune

Emanuel challenger gets $250,000 from health care union

Feds pressure ex-state health chief, an Obama friend, in grant scam case


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta teachers earn more in a lifetime than many other teachers


Grady no longer accepting major insurer

Former Lithonia school custodian accused of child molestation


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cops and body cameras represent the type of paparazzi that can lead to change: Phillip Morris

Police procedure experts question tactics of officers involved in Tamir Rice shooting


What would improve Akron's quality of life? Leadership Akron has $10,000 available

Judge Angela Stokes says calls for her suspension are unsupported


Philly.com


Ex-Judge football player, another teen held for trial in girl's slaying


A public school in Chestnut Hill courts the locals

Camden High is promised $50 million for renovations

Lawmakers seek support for $29M emergency aid for A.C.


USA Today


Latest Cosby accuser claims he molested her at 15

Charles Barkley speaks out on Ferguson

Ferguson activist disappointed by visit with Obama









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