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The National Council of Negro Women is founded in 1935 by famed educator Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune.

Today in Black America - March 18

POSTED: March 18, 2015, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: Civil rights pioneer Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth was born on this date in 1922 in Birmingham, Alabama
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The New York Times


Letter Bound for White House Tests Positive for Cyanide


Republicans Propose Budget With Deep Cuts to Welfare


More Nigerian-Americans Reach Highest Levels of Sports

A More Public Option for Investigating Shootings by Police Officers

Missouri Executes Killer Who Had Brain Injury


After 4 Years, Florida Police Are Cleared in Shooting

Part of New Jersey’s Bias-Intimidation Law Is Ruled Unconstitutional


Cuomo Gains Support for Ethics Policies


Commutes in New York Are the Longest Among Major Cities, Report Says



The Christian Science Monitor


For Nigeria's president, a future deeply tied to Boko Haram fight (+video)


Behind landmark sex-trafficking bills, resolve of 20 women senators



The Detroit Free Press


SMART lets discrimination battle end with ex-mechanic

U-M fraternity permanently dissolved for ski-resort rampage

Detroit council salary resolution pulled from agenda


The Washington Post


Rep. Schock’s self-destructive mania

This time it's Kappa Delta Rho at Penn State

Starbucks CEO’s terrible idea to fix race relations

Obama heads to Cleveland to pitch economic recovery

Senate debate on human trafficking will continue, leaving Lynch in limbo

D.C. Mayor Bowser launches effort to connect with 83,000 residents


Graduation rates up in D.C. public schools, down for charter schools


Bowser, Baker, Leggett sign joint compact to fight homelessness


The Star Ledger


N.J. shutting down arts charter school with 'dismal' academic results

Newark mayor to Christie: 'We need your help'


FEMA official to Sandy victims: 'I want to get you the money you're entitled to' (VIDEO)

Courts strike down parts of NJ bias law; significant impact on Ravi case expected

Newark's former emergency head sues Baraka, says he was fired for 'political reasons'


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Gunfire wounds girl, 17, near Cleveland's Glenville Recreation Center

President Obama will announce new investments in manufacturing while in Cleveland

Deadline approaching to appeal Cuyahoga County property values


Philly.com

Cause of blaze that killed Philly firefighter 'undetermined'

Candidate Williams' grade as school founder: incomplete

SEPTA cops: Stop using us to scare your kids


Jury: Phila. district violated free speech


Diaz offers plan on school funding


The Los Angeles Times


LAPD officer sought in fatal Pomona shooting is fired

Why bother voting in city elections? Here's why

S.F. police shoot, kill woman who drove car into 'multiple' vehicles


USA Today

Ferguson protest a defining moment for Chad Golden

Umaara Elliott: Oppression has many faces

Three Football Players Stabbed on College Campus














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