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Today in Black America - May 28

POSTED: May 28, 2015, 12:00 pm

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Today in Black History: Educator and health advocate Betty Shabazz, wife of Malcolm X, was born on this date in 1936 in Detroit, Michigan

The New York Times

Editorial: The Death Penalty Ends in Nebraska

Blow: Social Liberalism and G.O.P. Resistance

You Draw It: How Family Income Affects College Chances

Sanders Is a Hit With One Age Group: His Own

Pataki Announces Run for the Republican Nomination

A Crisis of Funding on New Jersey’s Roads and Rails

Plan to Build Tower at Grand Central in Exchange for Transit Upgrades Is Approved

The Christian Science Monitor

Cleveland police reform: What can feds do that local police couldn't?

With Common Core tests, a lot at stake for first-year principal

The Washington Post

George Pataki officially launches his 2016 candidacy for president

Rick Santorum announces second presidential bid

Liberal Jewish group weighs in on Maryland’s U.S. Senate race

NBA players are the most political in pro sports. Here’s why.

O’Malley backers launch super PAC ahead of Democrat’s presidential bid

This vote could determine whether Prince Georgians pay more in taxes

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County wins grant to reduce jail population

Feds order pipeline company to clean up Santa Barbara coastline

L.A. mayor: Minimum wage exemption for unionized firms needs study

Advocates seek to end solitary confinement options for young offenders

The Chicago Tribune

Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 U.S. cities stack up

Rand Paul in Chicago: Crime 'not a racial thing, it is a spiritual problem'

Ex-aide to Ald. Brookins gets 15 months in prison for bribery

Illinois House approves heroin treatment measure

The Detroit Free Press

Inkster, Floyd Dent agree to nearly $1.4M settlement

Bankruptcy judge to decide Detroit spousal health care

Heads of academics, operations out at DPS

The Star Ledger

N.J. grads still facing tough time in job market, report says

500 jobs on chopping block with planned closing of N.J. distribution centers

Cumberland County denied law firm access to documents in excessive force claims, attorney says

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Akron City Councilman Mike Williams directs focus on neighborhoods in mayoral campaign

Cleveland police union says Justice Department reforms would endanger police

Consent decree offers Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson unprecedented leverage over the police – and a way to alter his legacy: Mark Naymik

Man, 23, admits killing over backpack

School exec. indicted over $900K deal

Frat's national office accepts penalty

USA Today

Trumka: Disappointment with Obama, a warning for Hillary

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