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Arthur Ashe, Jr. won the men's singles tennis championship at Wimbledon in 1975, making him the first Black male to take the title.

Today in Black America - January 23

POSTED: January 23, 2015, 9:30 am

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Today in Black History: Human rights advocate, entertainer, lawyer, star athlete and scholar Paul Robeson died on this date in 1976.

The New York Times

An Albany Powerhouse on the Edge of a Volcano

Complaint Details How Silver Earned Millions From Obscure Legal Work

Many Errors, and a Dead Child in Cleveland

In Iowa, a Platform for Possible G.O.P. Candidates in 2016

Nigerians Look to Ex-Leader to Loosen Grip of Boko Haram

Race for Boxer’s Senate Seat Loses a High-Profile Hopeful

Obama Proposes Expansion of Program Providing Subsidies for Child Care

Gross Incompetence Cited in Rikers Island Death

The Star Ledger

Free community college deserves a chance: Editorial

Is this Christie's last bet on Atlantic City before 2016?

Liberty Science Center announces $230M expansion

N.J. child welfare system 'light years' better than a decade ago, judge says

Carpenters union official tapped for Camden County Freeholder seat

Ex-contractor for Newark Watershed Corp. pleads guilty in $500K kickback scheme

Gov. Wolf fires open records director

Pa.'s high court temporarily bars charges for Kane

West Point grad, and football star, saluted by Council

Court: SRC can't nix teachers' contract

Council leader wants more university aid to city schools

The Washington Post

Ex-athletes sue NCAA, UNC in ‘paper class’ scandal

Abortion bill episode reveals Republican rift

This chart should make Mitt Romney think twice about 2016

High court protects federal whistleblowers

What Bridgegate did to Chris Christie, in 1 chart

Meet Ben Carson’s colorful campaign chief, a.k.a. Richard Pryor’s attorney

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit councilman apologizes at drunken-driving sentencing

New paramedics to help Detroit improve 911 response time

Suburbs warned: Double-digit water rate hikes possible

Detroit school coalition holds parent meetings

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams says he needs to rid force of bad cops on '60 Minutes' Sunday

Case Western Reserve University and Ohio State University will survey students about sexual assaults

Hearing scheduled for Friday morning in Tamir Rice lawsuit against city of Cleveland

Ohio law changes to yield lower bills, bigger refunds for many taxpayers

Cleveland State University to cut academic programs and invest in others

The Chicago Tribune

Gov. Bruce Rauner still talking about Illinois' problems, not solutions

RTA report: Metra, Pace, CTA falling behind in funding for equipment

Emanuel calls on opponents to release tax returns

The Los Angeles Times

Teacher says students in alleged sex abuse should have kept 'stupid mouths shut'

California billionaire Tom Steyer says he won't run for Senate

UC regents table proposal to link coaches' bonuses to athletes' grades

Disneyland measles outbreak: Cases not limited to the unvaccinated

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ex-Atlanta fire chief files discrimination complaint against City

King lawsuit settlement spurs hopes for family peace talks

USA Today

Will California and N.Y. pave the way for state action on campus sexual assault?

Dad speaks out about racist, bullying videos sent to his daughter

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