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Today in Black America - December 22

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Today in Black History: Dr. Chancellor Williams, historian and author of "The Destruction of Black Civilization" is born in 1898 in Bennetsville, South Carolina.

The New York Times

G.O.P. Hopes for Unity May Be Upset by Ben Carson


Editorial: Prosecute Torturers and Their Bosses

Edith Ramirez Is Raising F.T.C.'s Voice, Softly

Christie Wants Obama to Push Cuba to Return New Jersey Trooper’s Killer

St. Louis County Prosecutor Says Actions on Ferguson Were Correct

A Widening Rift Between de Blasio and the New York City Police Is Savagely Ripped Open

At Demonstrations, a Change in Tone After Officers Are Killed


New York Officers’ Killer, Adrift and Ill, Had a Plan


The Christian Science Monitor


Hillary Clinton slips in presidential poll: Was 2014 a bad year for her? (+video)


Killing of NYPD officers: Retaliation for Michael Brown, Eric Garner? (+video)

North Korea boycotts UN Security Council and threatens US



The Star Ledger

Commissioner: Fixing transportation trust fund means bringing the public on board

Urban Enterprise Zone legislation to keep revenue in communities goes to Christie for approval

Baraka postpones press conference on Newark police reforms after killing of NYC officers

Christie calls on Obama to demand Cuba return cop killer Joanne Chesimard



Philly.com

Case against Fattah could be difficult

School leaders eager for Tilden redesign

What happens after Camden razes homes?

What happens to building when charter goes under?


The Detroit Free Press

Albom: Sick, weary, Diane Bailey endures to help others


Pistons owner donates 2,100 bikes through Toys for Tots


Tent city sprouts in shadow of downtown Detroit


The Chicago Tribune

With thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations, what will become of wanted fugitive Assata Shakur

Mayoral challengers call for suspension of red light camera program

Jury duty pay increase coming next year



The Los Angeles Times


'Interview' fallout no laughing matter in comedy world


Wrongfully convicted inmates fight for compensation


In Texas, exonerated former inmates network to help others like them

2-year colleges will get chance to offer baccalaureates in some areas

LACER Afterschool Programs give students a reason to go to class


The Washington Post

With Cuba deal, U.S. aims to influence events in island’s post-Castro future

Racial concerns approach highest point since Civil Rights era

Mayor de Blasio faces crisis, resentment by city’s police

N.Y. officer arrested after being videotaped assaulting teen

President Obama’s last press conference of the year was his best press conference of the year

As term ends, Gray reflects on successes and struggles

Faith groups pressure Bowser to act against D.C.’s surge in homelessness


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Rep. Marcia Fudge enjoyed chairing the Congressional Black Caucus but is eager to move on

Tanisha Anderson family to speak about Cleveland police officer's use of force (live coverage)


Middleburg Heights Motel 6 manager accused of attacking protesters also used racial slurs during incident, police say

Day of protests over Tamir Rice shooting ends after 10 hours with no arrests

Cleveland police union defends fired cop, saying others did far worse



USA Today

NYPD chief backs mayor as tensions rise after slayings

Del. capital plan calls for cadets to patrol with Tasers


Compare arrest rates



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Early signs the Republican Senate could embrace Sally Quillian Yates at DOJ




















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