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Today in Black America - May 19

POSTED: May 19, 2015, 9:00 am

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Today in Black History: Black nationalist El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X) was born in Omaha, Nebraska on this date in 1925

The New York Times

Rise in Suicide by Black Children Surprises Researchers

Connecting the Dots, Part II

State Department Proposes January Release of Hillary Clinton Emails

First Draft Focus: Easing Tensions

Obama Puts Focus on Police Success in Struggling City in New Jersey

Supreme Court Ruling Altered Civil Suits, to Detriment of Individuals

Many on Wall Street Say It Remains Untamed

Maryland: Judge Asked to Rein In Officers’ Lawyers

Mayor de Blasio’s Public Housing Plan to Seek City Aid and More Money From Tenants

Ex-Captain at Rikers Island Deserves ‘Substantial’ Prison Term, U.S. Says

The Christian Science Monitor

Waco shootout: How pervasive are motorcycle gangs in the US? (+video)

Obama moves to curb ‘militarization’ of police: A shift in law enforcement's role? (+video)

Can Camden, N.J., serve as a model for police across US?

First-in-nation lawsuit in California: Must schools address student trauma?

The Star Ledger

Christie: Jersey loves me too much to let me go as president

N.J. still has fewer jobs, fewer businesses than before recession

Commuters lash into NJ Transit at first hike meeting

N.J. one of top states in placing foster children with families, report says

PARCC: Five testing bills clear N.J. Senate panel

It's Primary Day in Pa.: Polls are open

Daily News Voter's Guide

Philly votes for mayor, council; elections set for across region

Judge: $318,520 for whistle-blower

Abu-Jamal's wife, lawyers seek access

The Detroit Free Press

Forecast: White Mich. 4th-graders' scores may trail nation

Michigan House bill prohibits local wage, benefit laws

Sending fewer to prison is 'smart justice,' Snyder says

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland's preparations for Brelo verdict include motorcycle clubs, sports coaches

Cleveland opens healthcare benefits to all city workers on domestic partnership registry, eliminates deadline

Judge to hold hearing on whether Tamir Rice lawsuit will be halted during criminal investigation

The Washington Post

Voters who lost jobs to trade deals wary of more promises

Clinton paid $3.2 million by tech companies

Hillary Clinton has better numbers on race than Obama. Now what?

Skyrocketing prison costs have states targeting recidivism, sentencing practices

Police militarization becomes issue in Maryland Senate race

Supreme Court: Maryland has been wrongly double-taxing residents who pay income tax to other states

Pr. George’s business group calls for slicing Baker’s tax increase in half

Racial makeup of Leesburg diversity commission sparks debate

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. lawmakers poised to vote on hiking minimum wage to $15

L.A. voters to decide one council, three school races

Court ruling allows police to be held liable in withholding evidence

Court refuses to shield names of donors to political advocacy groups

L.A. employers are optimistic, but investing more in technology than hiring, survey finds

USA Today

Tim Cook, tech CEOs tout social activism to graduates

Bulletin warned of potential 'war' between biker gangs

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