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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

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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