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Today in Black America - November 10

POSTED: November 10, 2015, 7:30 am

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Today in Black History: Charlie Sifford becomes the first Black golfer to win a professional tournament when he captures the Long Beach Open in 1957.

The New York Times

National

2 University of Missouri Leaders Step Aside Amid Protests

Racial Tension and Campus Protests Across the Country

Sports Business: Realm of Power for Young Minorities

3 Alabama Officers Suspended Over Use of Force in Ending Party

Democratic Group Called iVote Pushes Automatic Voter Registration

Conference Seeks to Prompt Candidates to Discuss Education


Ben Carson Moves Into a Tie With Donald Trump in South Carolina Poll

Martin O’Malley Receives Support From Obama’s Finance Circle

Appeals Court Deals Blow to Obama’s Immigration Plans


Local


Criticism and Litigation Over Renewal Clause in Rent-Freeze Program for Older New Yorkers

Sheldon Silver’s Grants Suppressed in Budget Reports, Official Testifies in Corruption Trial

Skelos Case Hearing Offers Hint of Possible Defense Strategy


The Christian Science Monitor

University of Missouri president resigns amid growing activism, on and off the field

For black Millennials, a determined hope tempered by frustration

How Democrats could win the South. Why they probably won't.

Supreme Court case: Can government freeze money needed to pay a lawyer?


The Star Ledger

The grades are in: Christie runs a moral dead zone | Editorial


House transportation bill strips $50 million from NJ Transit

Majority of N.J. voters say Christie should drop 2016 bid, poll finds

Bankrupt N.J. hospital accepts $62.2M purchase offer from for-profit Prime

Christie OKs medical marijuana oil at school for special ed students

Christie won't withhold funding over PARCC opt-outs


Philly.com

A breakthrough in Pa.'s budget stalemate?

DRPA cop goes viral for the best reason possible

School apologizes for Halloween costume

Probe investigates sleeping Philly cops

Rutgers-Camden to host discussion on 'Black Lives Matter'


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Attorneys for Tamir Rice estate blast prosecutor McGinty's comment about family's 'economic' motives

Patrolling protests of Brelo verdict cost Cleveland $1.8 million in police overtime

Ohio school boards want to ban ads for bad charter schools

Cleveland father charged with lying about who shot toddler


The Los Angeles Times

California colleges step up efforts to help students in mental distress

UC seeks to boost Californians' enrollment by 10,000 by 2018

Half of immigrants in state illegally could be eligible for Medi-Cal expansion, study finds

In L.A. Unified, restorative justice has been slow to take hold


The Detroit Free Press


Jury awards $250K to Charles Pugh's accuser in sex case

Ex-Inkster police chief back on stand in trial today

Karen Weaver takes oath as Flint's first woman mayor

Metro Detroit students experience Mizzou racial crisis


The Chicago Sun-Times

Lisa Madigan wants investigation of Peoples Gas program

Editorial: Can you trust the City Council? Here's a test

Preckwinkle: I've got the votes for hotel tax hike


The Washington Post

Millennials actually like government work, and other myths about them

The nation’s high school dropout rate has fallen, study says


Appeals court says last ‘Angola 3′ prisoner can be tried a third time

U. Missouri president, chancellor resign over handling of racial incidents

Hundreds march at Yale in solidarity with minority students

‘Justice is worth fighting for': A Q&A with the graduate student whose hunger strike has upended the University of Missouri

Van of 16 headed to worship in Prince George’s encountered tragedy en route

In the name of statehood, D.C. joins obscure international group

Baltimore civic groups work to restore image of city



USA Today

How the Missouri football boycott could become a catalyst for more

Class action disputes flooding Supreme Court





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