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E. Frederic Morrow becomes the first Black to serve in the Executive Office of the President in 1955, appointed by President Eisenhower.

Today in Black America - February 18

POSTED: February 18, 2015, 8:30 am

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Today in Black History: Morehouse College was founded on this date in 1867, originally as the Augusta Institute and later as the Atlanta Baptist College.

The New York Times

Veterans in Congress Bring Perspective to Authorizing War

Paul Looks to April to Announce Presidential Run

The Promise and Failure of Community Colleges

Rahm Emanuel’s Campaign Worries How He Will Fare With Black Voters

Obama Cites Health Plan Tally of 11.4 Million

Editorial: A Judge’s Assault on Immigration

After Public Acrimony, Quieter Steps by Mayor de Blasio and Police to Mend Rift

Head of New York’s Top Court Says Judges Should Oversee Grand Juries in Deaths Involving Police

The Christian Science Monitor

'Lone wolves' spotlighted in the fight against violent extremism

To attract more women, cybersecurity industry could drop macho jargon

The Detroit Free Press

Oxygen's 'Preachers' offers message of hope for Detroit

Detroit council picks union leader Ayers to fill seat

DPS: Teen 'invited' sexting from former councilman Pugh

James Robertson, others receive Spirit of Detroit Awards

Jail fiasco inhumane on many levels

The Star Ledger

Newark student activists 'occupy' district offices

Ousted Newark corporation counsel rescinds request for hearing before City Council: source

Christie: New Hampshire governor trying to 'increase her own visibility and run for the next job'

Camden, state announce new job training programs for residents

6th student victim ID'd before Maplewood teacher indicted on sex assault charges

The Washington Post

Much of Obama’s legacy now hangs on court rulings

Editorial: Our immigration policy is in limbo

Opinion: Why coding schools may be the next law schools

Opinion: For Muslims, it’s harder to prove a hate crime

To buy drones, allies must accept U.S. monitoring how they’re used

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Gov. Kasich's budget would send nearly $1 billion to charter schools: How is your district affected? (chart)

Kent State University organizations to hold memorial for North Carolina students

Cleveland civil rights attorney pleads not guilty to gun charge

The Chicago Tribune

President Obama to speak at Brooks Academy during Chicago visit

ECC honors society opens food pantry for fellow students

Garcia suggests teachers will strike again if Emanuel re-elected

UK Krispy Kreme store scrubs 'KKK Wednesday' promotion

The Los Angeles Times

Obama to make WWII internment camp in Hawaii a national monument

Immigrants urged to continue application process for Obama programs

Cal State's African American enrollment down despite years of outreach

More high school seniors taking early admissions to college

USA Today

Off-duty deputy pulls gun on group in movie theater

Trial in Ellen Pao suit could air Valley's dirty laundry

Rizzo son-in-law gets 20 months for running gambling ring

Center City housing boom continues

In mayor's race, all but one want charter-school applications nixed

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