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Today in Black America - December 4

POSTED: December 04, 2014, 11:30 am

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Today in Black History: The New York Amsterdam News, one of the nation's premier Black newspapers, is founded in 1909.

The New York Times


Across the City and the Nation, a Bitter Chorus: I Can’t Breathe

Grand Jury Doesn’t Indict Officer in Chokehold Case


Editorial: A Search for Justice in the Eric Garner Case


Fatal Police Encounters in New York City

Blow: Michael Brown, and Now Eric Garner

From $7.47-an-Hour Job to Living-Wage Evangelist


Reaction to Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision


Stringer Raises Equality Concerns Over New York City’s Plan for Wi-Fi Hot Spots

Study Finds Violations of Wage Law in New York and California


The Christian Science Monitor

Why 17 states are suing Obama administration over immigration action (+video)

Pregnant workers' rights: Supreme Court takes up UPS driver's case (+video)

Eric Garner case: why it might not be Ferguson all over again (+video)



The Star Ledger

Is Camden one of the most dangerous cities? Technically, no.

Fed up with violence, N.J. residents vent frustrations, offer solutions at Elizabeth hearing

At Newark town hall, Baraka calls on community to help curb siege of violence

Editorial: 'Chokehold' grand jury announcement hurts integrity of justice system


The Detroit Free Press

Michigan charter school law gets failing grade

Michigan teen charged in dog's shooting death


Local low-wage workers strike for $15 an hour

Panel OKs bill banning college athletes from unionizing


The Washington Post


What you need to know about Staten Island and Eric Garner

Robinson: The Eric Garner case’s sickening outcome


With Eric Garner, Obama’s body camera argument just took a big hit


‘Black respectability’ politics are increasingly absent from Obama’s rhetoric

‘I honestly don’t know what to say’: Jon Stewart goes serious on Eric Garner

House Republicans scramble to avoid a shutdown

Right to work legislation on agenda after GOP sweep


The who’s who -- and the public -- arrive to pay respects to Barry, D.C.’s mayor for life

Marchers protest deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner



The Chicago Tribune

Alderman's former chief of staff to plead guilty to bribery, records show

Fast-food workers march in Loop for higher minimum wage


Council workers cheat taxpayers with political work, embattled watchdog says


Quinn wants lawmakers back to pass minimum wage hike


The Los Angeles Times


Beck faults LAPD officers in killing of unarmed man


U.S. birthrate hit new low in 2013 as women delayed having kids

Officials begin clearing Silicon Valley homeless 'Jungle'


Mandatory DNA collection during arrest is unconstitutional, court says


Philly.com

Supreme Court turns deaf ear to Gosnell

Mosque leader next Philly NAACP prez?


Charter school CEO compares Temple professor to Darren Wilson


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


DOJ to reveal results of sweeping probe of Cleveland police at 1:15 p.m.

Missouri police remove Facebook post about Tamir Rice shooting

Tamir Rice shooting should be rallying point for real community policing: Mark Naymik


Municipal income tax overhaul passes Ohio Senate

Cleveland to spend $100 million on neighborhoods, roads, playgrounds


USA Today


Unarmed black man killed by white Phoenix officer

Charles Barkley doesn't think Eric Garner's death was a homicide

White ex-cop charged in 2011 death of black S.C. man










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