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Today in Black America - May 22

POSTED: May 22, 2015, 10:00 am

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Today In Black History: The U.S. Department of War established the Bureau of the Colored Troops in 1863, an effort to help the Union Army in the Civil War.

The New York Times


Obama Set to Strengthen Federal Role in Clean Water Regulation

More Money Considered for Health Agencies


Clinton Foundation Releases List of Speeches That Filled Its Coffers


Justice Dept. Faults Two Mississippi Jails

Senate Is Sharply Split Over Extension of N.S.A. Phone Data Collection

New York Council Speaker Raises Profile in Police Dispute With Mayor de Blasio

Hundreds of Volunteers, Armed With Fliers, Tell Nail Salon Workers of Their Rights

Family of Akai Gurley, Man Fatally Shot by Officer in Brooklyn, Sues New York City

Staten Islanders Give Mayor de Blasio Cold Shoulder in Rare Visit

Sentencing Is Delayed for Ex-Rikers Captain Convicted in Inmate’s Death


The Christian Science Monitor

Ethiopia goes to the polls: What's at stake?

Rift grows between nuclear haves, have-nots. What can be done? (+video)


The Monitor's View Nigeria's lesson in battling terrorists



The Detroit Free Press

Prison food contractor Aramark wants a raise

Evans' plan to reorganize Wayne County OK'd

Boys get insider look at business side of basketball

Warrant issued for arrest of state Sen. Bert Johnson


Detroit Police chief's contract extended 2 years


The Washington Post

Clinton charity reveals millions more in funds

Hillary Clinton sets June date for official campaign announcement rally

Civil service reform can affect millions, but draws little attention


Obama to announce pick for new GSA chief

Board shortens Common Core-aligned tests known as PARCC


The Chicago Tribune


1 dead, 16 wounded in city violence

Cop honored for disarming distraught man with knife

CPS charter schools debate smoldering in Chicago and Springfield


Epic Academy senior wins Citywide Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge


Rauner puts parts of agenda into bill form

Madigan's 'millionaire tax' question fails in House


Philly.com


Once a Nutter critic, now kinder words

SRC approves another charter school

21 indicted in $89k A.C. casino check-fraud scheme

Which local areas are growing fastest?


The Star Ledger

Thousands affected by data breach at 3 NJ hospitals, reports say


Why Nobel economists say Christie's 2016 economic plan is not much of a plan

'We will not sit down and shut up. We will stand up and fight the hike' | NJ Transit hearing

Police 'devastated' following Hackensack shooting, director says

At police award ceremony, Baraka cites department's progress since DOJ report


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland's population loss: Editorial Board Roundtable


Low judicial pay may also be depressing the quality of Ohio justice: Brent Larkin

The realities of teaching matter, in Cleveland and elsewhere: Andrew Glasier (Opinion)

McDonald's CEO proud of decision to raise wages; protesters not satisfied, want union



The Los Angeles Times

Water cuts loom even for those with senior rights

Homicide Report: Answers sought as shooting victim's family struggles to say goodbye

Officer violated policy in use of Taser on a man who then fell to his death, police panel says

California lawmakers block effort to make child death records secret


USA Today

6 Baltimore officers indicted in Freddie Gray's death

Obama tweets draw racist, hateful comments


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