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Today in Black America - March 26

POSTED: March 26, 2015, 10:00 am

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Today in Black History: Black abolitionist and businessman George DeBaptiste was born on this date in 1815 in Virginia.

The New York Times

Editorial: Deadly Force in Philadelphia

From Microsoft, a Novel Way to Mandate Sick Leave

Unhappy With a Moderate Jeb Bush, Conservatives Aim to Unite Behind an Alternative

In Menendez Inquiry, Government Renews Push for Friend’s Cooperation

Increased Military Spending Wins Out After Dueling Budget Votes in House

Justices Side With Black Lawmakers in Alabama

Supreme Court Seems Split on What Is ‘Appropriate’ in Setting Clean Air Costs

California Seeks to Head Off Initiative to Execute Gays

Chirlane McCray, in Evolving Role and in Song, Finds Her Voice

Familiar Face Is Hired to Steer New York City’s Housing Agency

New York Police to Use Social Media to Connect With Residents

The Christian Science Monitor

Education funding gaps: Which states are hitting, missing the mark?

Supreme Court sends key voting rights case back to Alabama

The Star Ledger

N.J. Assembly to consider PARCC opt-out bill today

Racial bias, cronyism tearing apart N.J. National Guard, senior officers allege

N.J. slashes prescription costs for retired public workers

Christie's office lacking in reforms in wake of bridge scandal, report says

The Washington Post

Indiana is battling the worst HIV outbreak in its history

'I never thought of myself as a racist,' says apologetic frat chanter

Opinion: Ted Cruz’s Obamacare hypocrisy

Editorial: Haiti’s expiring democracy

Which Clinton, Bush or Obama Cabinet nominee waited longest to be confirmed? Soon it will be Loretta Lynch.

Nation’s largest labor union: We want 2016 hopefuls talking about schools

McAuliffe orders Va. ABC officers to be retrained in use of force, diversity

Walter Fauntroy’s friends appeal for financial help for him and his wife

The Detroit Free Press

Video shows police beating man during traffic stop

Mom was babysitting when frozen bodies discovered

Detroit charter schools show gains, but lag behind state

Wayne County bleeds population, Oakland and Macomb gain

The Los Angeles Times

Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris seeks court order to stop anti-gay initiative

Mayor faces fire over who benefits as S.F. booms

Win or lose, discrimination suit affects Silicon Valley

Pasadena police union has shooting report sealed after releasing excerpts

The Chicago Tribune

Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves prison for halfway house

Father: Jesse Jackson Jr.'s impending prison release will be 'day of joy'

Mr. Cub's case: Battle over Ernie Banks' estate resumes Thursday in court

Chicago early voting turnout high; new suburban sticker unveiled

Philly school honors slain student

Tollefson gets 2-4 years for fraud, theft

Gelles: Is Comcast survey too bad to release?

Milton Street stays on ballot

'Overwhelming' evidence to be presented at accused cop killers' preliminary hearing

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

College students often attend many institutions before graduating, report says

Cleveland Council President Kevin Kelley rejects councilmen's 'nay' votes on 2015 budget, 'vote stands 17-0'

Bill to extend statute of limitations for rape cases clears Ohio Senate

USA Today

Indiana to declare health emergency over HIV outbreak

Outside groups making big push in Ferguson election

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