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September 28, 2020

New York Supreme Court Judge, the late Bruce H. Wright, author of "Black Robes, White Justice," is born in 1918 in Princeton, New Jersey.

Today in Black America - February 13

POSTED: February 13, 2015, 9:00 am

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Today in Black History: Joseph L. Searles becomes the first Black member of the New York Stock Exchange in 1970.

The New York Times

F.B.I. Director Speaks Out on Race and Police Bias

Senate Gives Approval for Defense Secretary, if Not His Boss’s Policies

Missouri House Passes ‘Right to Work’ Bill, Ignoring Threat of a Veto

G.O.P. Consultant Pleads Guilty in PAC Case

Obama Signs Suicide Prevention for Veterans Act Into Law

At Rail Crossings in New York Area, Where Train and Tragedy Are Likely to Intersect

Newtown Panel’s Report Aims to Improve Safety

The Christian Science Monitor

How shock over murder of Muslim-Americans could counter creeping Islamophobia

With Ebola cases down dramatically, US military ends mission in West Africa (+video)

Glimmer of hope in eight-year battle to replace No Child Left Behind

The Star Ledger

PARCC tests would not be used to measure students, teachers under Assembly bill

Kinder, more gentle Christie tries to woo Republicans in Illinois

All-time low: Christie now viewed unfavorably by majority of N.J. voters

A.C. casinos' luck may be changing as 2015 starts with big bump in revenue

Politician was drunk, had red hands when arrested, cops say

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit, Wayne County need strong leaders

Magic's team plans stores, more at old fairgrounds

Damon Keith: 'Important that we recognize blacks who have done well'

The Washington Post

FBI director: ‘Hard truths’ to confront on race, policing

Robinson: Obama’s confusing war plan

A 'megadrought' will grip U.S. in the coming decades, NASA researchers say

Alabama police officer arrested after Indian grandfather left partially paralyzed

Rubio distances himself from Jeb Bush

Postal unions, advocacy groups join forces to “save” USPS

Is having a college degree a presidential prerequisite?

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

John Kasich's presidential ambitions: How the Ohio governor got from 'not interested' to maybe

Gov. Kasich's worthy higher-ed proposal could help corral student debt and costs: editorial

How much money should schools get from the state? Democrats and Governor's office spar over funding plans

The Los Angeles Times

Teen's mistaken shooting shows real danger of toy guns, LAPD says

Note-taking dispute reportedly put audit of DWP trusts on hold

California attorney general rolls out plan to target foster care abuse

USA Today

FBI to investigate killings of 3 Muslims in N.C.

Work begins on privately-funded Bible museum in US capital

The Chicago Tribune

Jackie Robinson West enlists lawyers over scandal that cost title

Minister discusses sex trafficking in Chicago suburbs

Mayor decries 'old school politics,' Garcia hits him for crime in rival ads

Man sues police for barrage of gunfire that hit him after he delivered burger

The biology crisis at Overbrook High

Getting DNC is another feather in Philly's cap

Over 100 sickened at Pa. college

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