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Author Richard Wright ("Native Son") is awarded the NAACP Spingarn Medal on this date in 1941.

Today in Black America - October 14

POSTED: October 14, 2015, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: St. Augustine’s College was founded in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1867, one of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities
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The New York Times

National

Bystander Who Fired at a Fleeing Shoplifter’s Vehicle Is Charged in Michigan

Officials in Texas Grapple With Police Decision to Use Taser on City Council Member

Two Officers Were Shot; Wisconsin Store Liable for Gun Sale

Justices Question Florida’s Death Penalty System

Jeb Bush Offers Health Plan That Would Undo Affordable Care Act

Hillary Clinton Turns Up Heat on Bernie Sanders in a Sharp Debate


Ben Carson in Tie With Donald Trump in New Poll


Carly Fiorina Raised $6.8 Million This Summer, Topping Previous Fund-Raising


Local


Parents Accused of Killing Son at Upstate New York Church

Lawsuit Over New York Police Surveillance of Muslims Is Revived

Ex-Rikers Guard Sentenced to Prison for Smuggling and Selling Drugs


The Christian Science Monitor

Cleveland case shows how body cameras can help police (+video)

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

In post-Ebola Sierra Leone, aid is needed, but not all is helpful


THE MONITOR'S VIEW Outlook brightens for a new generation of women at work


The Star Ledger

N.J. Attorney General's Office will examine new Horizon insurance plan

Christie falls in Fox poll showing Carson and Trump neck and neck

N.J. violence commission report puts spotlight on mental illness, gun violence

Decision to arm Princeton Univ. officers in gun emergencies evolved over months

N.J. teacher receives $25K national award for health care teaching


Philly.com

Sources: Ramsey to announce retirement

Juvenile Law Center turns 40, takes on biggest case yet


Baer: It's time to judge the judges

How does your school rate?

Armstrong: Being black at a Sanders debate-watch party


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


John Kasich will lay the framework for his first 100 days as president this week. Here's a preview.

Akron cop sues police chief, claims retaliation over use-of-force article

County Executive Armond Budish proposes $10M infusion into Cuyahoga County pre-K program

Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish proposes budget cuts to MetroHealth and mental health board and more money to pre-kindergarten and job creation

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson leaves council meeting during introduction of 10-year-old gunshot victim (Video)



The Detroit Free Press


Michigan to launch lead education effort statewide

Chemical testing could have predicted Flint's water crisis

Michigan Senate panel OKs concealed weapons in schools

Detroit Water Dept. layoffs prompt pollution concerns


The Chicago Sun-Times

Byrd-Bennett: Top educator now high-profile felon

Claypool outlines steps to prevent another Byrd-Bennett scandal

Automatic voter registration bill could add 2.3 million voters


The Los Angeles Times

Board members criticize LAUSD's rehiring of lawyer in sex assault case


County to pay $2.5 million over shooting by off-duty sheriff's deputy

'Redskins' ban angers fans of California schools still using the mascot


The Washington Post

Clinton, Sanders clash in first Democratic debate

Democrats propose tuition-free public college, vow to lower student debt

Self-assured performance for front-runner Clinton

On a national stage, Sanders is largely under assault

Watch the spread of million-dollar homes consume a city

Where kindergartners can be suspended for calling out an answer in class

In some Texas dorms, Nerf guns will be banned while real ones are allowed

Detention of black teens by police outside D.C. bank sparks protests

Montgomery’s Hispanic student enrollment surges in early grades


USA Today

Social media posts from constituents grab Congress's attention, report says

More evidence children harmed by lead near Philadelphia 'Ghost Factory'

'Ballot selfie law' faces scrutiny from federal judge


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