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Today in Black America - September 9

POSTED: September 09, 2015, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) is founded in 1915 by noted historian Dr. Carter G. Woodson.

The New York Times


Chicago’s Fiscal Problems Dog Rahm Emanuel’s 2nd Term as Mayor

Strike by Seattle Teachers Adds to School Turmoil in State

4 More Senators Back Iran Deal, Assuring Cushion for White House

Baltimore Announces $6.4 Million Settlement in the Death of Freddie Gray

Hillary Clinton Announces Campaign Finance Overhaul Plan

Kim Davis, Released From Kentucky Jail, Won’t Say if She Will Keep Defying Court

Jeb Bush’s First Campaign Ad Promotes Conservative Résumé


United C.E.O. Is Out Amid Inquiry at Port Authority

New York State Lawyer Shot in Head Is Praised for His Drive

Violence Casts a Shadow Over J’ouvert Celebration in Brooklyn

Mayor de Blasio Says Homeless Problem Is ‘Decades Old’

The Christian Science Monitor

The many motivations behind Obama's paid sick leave plan

How America's debate over Iran nuclear deal was shaped by Vietnam

France shifts abruptly on welcoming refugees. Why?

The Star Ledger

Christie asks for re-hearing in N.J.'s sports betting battle

United Airlines CEO resigns over Port Authority probe

N.J. court rules marijuana smell still probable cause

Booker's visit to Livingston temple brings needed civility to the Iran debate | Moran

Casino company accused of racism hires local black PR firm to polish its image

Unresolved Pa. budget looms over start of Philly schools

Ex-Philly judge faces tax fraud case

The Chicago Tribune

New details released about dismembered child found in lagoon

Emanuel announces trash pickup changes

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Charter school data excluding e-school grades was prepared to show State Supt. Ross in 2014

What's holding up charter school reform in Ohio? Here's a list of concerns from House Republicans

Cleveland and New Orleans - a tale of two cities exemplifying urban resilience: Scott Cowen (Opinion)

Kazy, Ritter have early leads in Cleveland City Council Ward 16 primary

Tougher term limits proposal clears first hurdle toward reaching voters

The Los Angeles Times

Half of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes, study finds. And that's the good news.

80,000 students' personal data is compromised in Cal State breach

California lawmakers approve ban on plastic microbeads

Tennessee mom calls Henrietta Lacks book 'pornographic', seeks to have it banned in school

Food deserts may play little role in obesity, study says

Legislators OK ban on naming streets, buildings for Confederate leaders

The Washington Post

In Michigan, Obama joins forces with another Biden to advance agenda

Bush’s bogus claim that Florida ‘led the nation in job creation’ when he was governor

Private group seeks minority actors for Trump ‘smear video’

Hillary Clinton apologizes for e-mail system: ‘I take responsibility’

Justice for one fired VA whistleblower. But exposing problems is still treacherous.

Nearly one in 10 young adults in the District is out of school and unemployed

One of nation’s largest school districts ditches high school final exams

Harvard Business School alums say top U.S. priority should be fighting inequality

Mayor, police chief urge scrutiny on repeat gun offenders driving violence

Prosecutor will not pursue charges in death of mentally ill inmate in Va.

Alexandria council votes to prohibit flying of Confederate flags by city

The Detroit Free Press

Obama to visit today, tout $175M in apprentice grants

Trinity takes over troubled Mich. prison food service

Sen. Peters 'reluctantly' supports Iran nuclear deal

Water world: Aquatic science school opens in Detroit

USA Today

European Union calls for mandatory refugee quotas

Poll: Blacks, whites agree police treat blacks differently

First rehab program house sells for minimum bid in Detroit

Deadly infections from medical scopes go unreported, raising health risks

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