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In 1950 Dr. Ralph J. Bunche becomes the first Black awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on the Palestinian settlement.

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


Philly.com

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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