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Today in Black America - September 15

POSTED: September 15, 2015, 10:00 am

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Today in Black History: Four Black girls are killed in the bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church by white supremacists in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963.

The New York Times

National

Editorial: How Segregation Destroys Black Wealth

Report Details Economic Hardships for Inmate Families

In New Poll, Carson Pulls Nearly Even With Trump


Shannon Lamb, Suspect in 2 Mississippi Killings, Kills Himself


The Lobbyist With a Six-Figure Government Job

Now, Obama and Education Secretary Push for College Saving Plan

Martin O’Malley Calls for Reduction in Availability of Guns



Local

5 From Baruch College Face Murder Charges in 2013 Fraternity Hazing

Sheldon Silver, Former Assembly Speaker, Helped Developer Block Methadone Clinic’s Relocation, U.S. Says

William Scarborough, Ex-New York Assemblyman, Is Sentenced to 13 Months



The Christian Science Monitor

Why Bernie Sanders spoke at conservative Liberty University (+video)


Challenging anti-foreign violence, South African farm offers haven to migrants

Why is Germany embracing refugees? It's not simply post-Nazi guilt (+video)


Philly.com

City's payroll: Top-earning jobs & who has them

Federal judge rules in favor of Pa. police officer in gun suit

Judge's ruling good news for Cosby

Taxpayers on the hook for nearly $500 million

Wolf explains budget bill priorities


The Star Ledger

How much does college cost in N.J.? 4-year schools raise tuition

N.J. county colleges: 10 unique programs of study

What they're saying across the nation about Christie and his 2016 run

Baraka calls for 'Urban Marshall Plan' to help Newark, other struggling cities

Booker's bipartisan push to 'ban the box' | Editorial


The Detroit Free Press

Grosse Pointers want to form an NAACP chapter


Bubonic plague case confirmed in Michigan


Prosecutor: Send Kilpatrick pal away for at least 15 years


Flint asks Gov. Snyder for $30M to upgrade water system


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Runaway teen girl shot twice on Cleveland's West Side

Cleveland RTA to release details of police pepper spray investigation (live coverage)

Central State University graduates have the most debt of Ohio's public colleges: College Scorecard

Miami University students have best earning power of Ohio's public colleges: College Scorecard

State school board members walk out of private discussion of Superintendent Richard Ross and charter schools

U.S. Marshals arrest man accused of shooting at Cleveland police


The Chicago Tribune

Teen girls among 10 wounded in city shootings

Former challenger Garcia calls on Emanuel to meet Dyett protesters

In Chicago, Cheney rips Obama on Iran, mum on Trump


The Los Angeles Times


New L.A. police commissioner – the board's only black man – has a to-do list

California voters sharply disagree on low-cost healthcare for immigrants

What two Los Angeles moms want to see in their kids' schools

Two L.A. County supervisors want exemptions added to $15 minimum wage plan



The Washington Post

Zimbabwe seized land from whites. Now black farmers are reaching out to them.

Trump’s secret to political success: Short sentences with a pop?

A simple guide to what Ben Carson actually believes

Ben Carson’s poll surge is starting to look like Donald Trump’s

Fatal shooting of professor at Mississippi college might be linked to earlier homicide

Sanders highlights economic ‘injustice’ in Liberty University speech


Clinton’s support erodes sharply among Democratic women

Mom found pushing her dead toddler on swing is charged with manslaughter

Lowest-performing D.C. public schools should become charters, report says

A third redistricting lawsuit targets Va. elections map

D.C. mayor launches new initiatives that include training for inmates


USA Today

37 fraternity members charged in hazing death of pledge

Poll: Trump retains lead, but Carson edges closer








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