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NAACP attorney and Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first Black to serve on the Supreme Court, is born in 1908 in Baltimore.

Today in Black America - January 26

POSTED: January 26, 2015, 4:00 pm

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Today in Black History: Political activist and college professor Angela Davis is born on this date in 1944.

The New York Times

Middle Class Shrinks as the Bottom Falls Out

Government Worker Crashes Drone at White House

Cuomo Criticizes Assembly Speaker’s Plan to Retain Post

Sheldon Silver to Temporarily Relinquish Speaker Duties

Jorge Ramos, Voice of Latino Voters on Univision, Sends Shiver Through G.O.P.

Romney’s Consideration of Candidacy Is Closely Tied to His Faith, Allies Say

Travel Bans in Place as Northeast Braces for Blizzard

The Christian Science Monitor

Chris Christie takes big 2016 step. How has that process reshaped him?

Change Agent 'Rebranding' views of young black males

Africa's quiet solar revolution

The Star Ledger

N.J. parents want kids tested less, NJEA poll says

As Christie moves toward presidential run, Democratic group says campaign is 'already dead'

Pa. GOP files suit to reinstate open records director

Kane investigation keeps mystifying state's legal community

City to handle Phila. school district fraud

The Detroit Free Press

Kevyn Orr: Detroit water deal still makes sense

Judge Rhodes: Detroit deserved a second chance

No more chances after this for Detroit councilman

Detroit council candidates grilled in public interviews

The Washington Post

Paid parental leave for federal workers proposed

What, exactly, is Hillary Clinton’s strategy to get voters excited about her candidacy?

GOP’s presidential race grows ever more packed

Obama officials speaking more openly on racial tensions, reform

GOP drops ‘civil rights and human rights’ from subcommittee name

McAuliffe’s gun control efforts die in Virginia Senate

Superintendent writes ‘warning’ letter on PARCC Common Core test

Teacher to legislators: Here’s how your decisions impact my students every single day

The Chicago Tribune

CBO: Deficit to shrink to lowest level of Obama presidency

Obama endorses Emanuel in radio ad

Documents: Quinn got recommendations on pot licenses but didn't act

Rauner keeps human rights chief under Blagojevich, Quinn

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Forcing Change: A decade of civil rights lawsuits against Cleveland police preceded U.S. Justice Department investigation

Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger says he won't press to repeal Medicaid expansion

Rep. Jim Jordan to co-found new GOP "House Freedom Caucus"

The Los Angeles Times

Income gap a top concern of high-net-worth individuals, survey finds

Federal deficit lowest since Great Recession amid solid economic growth

More homeless camps are appearing beyond downtown L.A.'s skid row

USA Today

Big-time Hollywood exec joins Cosby accuser list

Koch brothers group sets $889 million budget for 2016

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