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Today in Black America - October 13

POSTED: October 13, 2015, 8:30 am

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Today in Black History: Meharry Medical College was founded in 1876 in Nashville, TN and continues to serve as a leading source of Black physicians in the nation.

The New York Times


Confrontation With Black Partygoers Leads to Gang Charges for White Group

CNN Sees Smaller Field, With Greater Focus, as Lure for Democratic Debate

Candidates Seek Unity at Nonpartisan Event, With Mixed Results

Latest Unease on Right: Ryan Is Too Far Left

Filing Deadlines Add to Pressure on Biden

Fox Business Network and The Wall Street Journal to Sponsor G.O.P. Debate in Milwaukee on Nov. 10

Makeover Coming for


On Columbus Day in New York City, the Party Is No Longer Just for Him

Village Voice Sold to Peter Barbey, Owner of a Pennsylvania Newspaper

The Christian Science Monitor

Why religion still matters

What Carly Fiorina's time as CEO says about how she might govern

Democratic debate: Can anyone disrupt the Hillary vs. Bernie show?

The Star Ledger

Christie's N.J. ratings hover at historic lows, poll finds

Slaying at Newark housing project marks city's 80th of 2015

Christie: Sweeney grandstanding for higher office on gun bill veto override

Kean says he will propose N.J. gun control bill compromise this week

Christie would shoot down Russian planes, commit U.S. troops vs. ISIS in Syria

Few fireworks at 2nd mayoral debate

Arrest in transgender woman's slaying

Substitute company falls short again

Rating schools on more than test scores

A long-standing passion for Camden and its schools

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Whose pension changes under Ohio's new charter school reform law? Details are emerging

City of Cleveland to hire armed security guards to patrol West Side Market parking lots

Cuyahoga County prosecutor responds to criticism over reports calling Tamir Rice shooting 'reasonable'

Cleveland Foundation appoints Leon Wilson as chief IT officer and adds new roles for Kuri and Perez

The Chicago Sun-Times

Six hurt in shootings Monday across Chicago

School district fights feds on transgender student’s locker room access

Emanuel stands behind claim about 'YouTube effect' on policing

Byrd-Bennett back in spotlight Tuesday — for expected guilty plea

The Los Angeles Times

Religious pregnancy centers sue Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris on free speech grounds

USC football program reeling after firing of Steve Sarkisian

Vaccines required for daycare workers under new California law

Former training officer of Christopher Dorner accuses LAPD of racial discrimination

Microaggression, macro harm

The Washington Post

Paul Ryan seems to be prioritizing his family. That’s unusual for male lawmakers.

Mills regrets how Clinton's e-mail was handled

Clinton aide at State Dept. also had a job negotiating with Abu Dhabi

Confederate flag supporters face terror charges after disrupting black child’s party

Candidates from both parties come together, and spar, at ‘No Labels’ event

Liberal ‘Warren wing’ groups urge Democratic candidates to push economic populism at debate

Sanders gets a pre-debate boost with a second congressional endorsement

The new number that drives home Bernie Sanders’s black voter problem

Congressman threatens to strip HUD of $104 million because of public housing tenants who make too much

Pastor Solomon speaks of higher unity at Washington Prayer Gathering

Montgomery County school enrollment sets new record

USA Today

Dutch investigators say Buk missile downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and rest of 2016 Dems set for first debate

Survey: Millennials seriously can't wait to wipe out debt

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