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Today in Black America - December 5

POSTED: December 05, 2014, 11:30 am

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Today in Black History: The National Council of Negro Women is founded in 1935 by famed educator Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune.

The New York Times

More Jobs and Higher Wages: Recovery Starts to Hit Home

These Are the Best Jobs Numbers in Months, Maybe Years

Op-Ed: We Must Stop Police Abuse of Black Men

Editorial: It Wasn’t Just the Chokehold

New Twist in Lynch’s Confirmation After New York Grand Jury Decision

Some Conservatives Say Deadly Force Used to Subdue Garner Didn’t Fit the Crime

Big Changes in Fine Print of Some 2015 Health Plans

Sing Sing Inmates, Pursuing an Education, Take the Stage

Police Violence Seems to Result in No Punishment

Protesters Fill the Streets Across the Country Over Decision in Eric Garner Case

The Christian Science Monitor

Surprise! 321K jobs added in November is the best report in years.

Amid anger over Eric Garner, a unique moment for change in NYPD (+video)

White House summit seeks to boost college graduation rates (+video)

Meet Ted Yoho, the man leading charge to nullify Obama's immigration action (+video)

The Washington Post

Data put U.S. on track for best job growth in years

Garner grand jury case reaction unifies left and right

How a white Phoenix cop killed an unarmed black man

Holocaust survivors in U.S. to receive $60 million in French reparations

KRS-One, “Sound of Da Police“: The Week in One Song

Mixed reviews for task force leader Ramsey

Fearing violence, U.S. Jewish groups create security infrastructure

More protests underway in downtown Washington

Star Ledger

Scandal report cannot tell if Christie was involved

Sister of ex-prosecutor Minor killed in Newark hit-and-run

Students hold 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' rally at Raritan Valley Community College

Essex County millennials below state average in pay, above in poverty

The Detroit Free Press

Orr to resign next week, request exit from bankruptcy

Detroit Police smartphone app to offer crime updates

Detroit protesters: 'I can't breathe, don't shoot'

The Los Angeles Times

Millennials stand on shakier financial ground

Compton school board member ordered to stand trial on sex charge

Pentagon gives California police grenade launchers, snowshoes

LAPD chief: No new witnesses in police shooting of Ezell Ford

Fresh push to have civilian committee oversee L.A. County Sheriff Dept.

Eighth grader Mo'ne Davis makes high school varsity

Byko: Barkley in for Cosby on bad guys team

Superintendent Hite's 10% pay cut reinstated

Ex-judge Tynes sentenced to 2 years

The Chicago Tribune

More protests vowed in Chicago over no charges in police chokehold death

Monthly job gains largest in three years; wages rise

Emanuel challenger Garcia calls for graduated income tax

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

More parents think Cleveland schools are getting worse than improving, school choice survey says

Cuyahoga County might cut off cities that are late in paying bills for county services

Cleveland police too quick to use deadly force, Justice Department says

Bipartisan redistricting reform passes Ohio House: How they voted

USA Today

Family of man killed by police: Don't focus on race

Thousands across USA protest NYC chokehold death

Pastor calls for killing gays to end AIDS

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Probate judge hosts mental illness summit

New Atlanta schools superintendent’s mid-year evaluation won’t be public

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