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Today in Black America - December 24

POSTED: December 24, 2015, 9:00 am

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Today in Black History: The United Nations voted to make Libya an independent state in 1951.

The New York Times

National

Editorial: The Republican Fear of Facts on Guns

Blow: The Top Social Justice Stories of 2015

Americans Held in Iran Win Compensation, 36 Years Later


Tamir Rice’s Family Clashes With Prosecutor Over Police Killing

‘Black Lives Matter’ Protesters Gather; Mall Is Shut in Response

Opinion:  The Supreme Court’s Diversity Dilemma

The Las Vegas Review-Journal Is in Upheaval After a Sale to Adelson

Ted Cruz Cartoon Is Pulled by Washington Post

Donald Trump Is Atop New Poll, Outpacing Nearest Three Challengers Combined


Local

Inquiry Shows Struggles of Disabled New York Students and Their Families

New Jersey School District Rejects Claim of Anti-Muslim Firing

New York Officer Is Charged in Arrest of Man Who Tried to Film Him


The Christian Science Monitor

Mall of America protest: why bid to stop Black Lives Matter won't work (+video)


What's wrong with the new economy – and how it could be fixed

Meet the people who think more drones are a really good idea


The Star Ledger

Jersey City teacher's aide springs into action to save choking pre-K student

Interim NJ Transit boss confirmed, search firm hired to find a permanent director

Legal rep under scrutiny for Newark cop charged with pulling gun in road rage incident


Philly.com


HIV-positive Pa. man sent to prison for unprotected sex

Court OKs 3 life sentences for inmate from Philly who raped prison clerk

Capitol empties as Pa. budget deal flops

Eastwick sees end of largest urban-renewal deal in U.S. history


Philly stepping up to save oldest African-American bookstore


Former prosecutor now studies why young carry guns



The Chicago Sun-Times


Sneed: Joakim Noah to appear in Spike Lee-directed anti-violence ad

Chicago rapper King Louie shot in Ashburn

Bernie Sanders distances himself from Emanuel, outlines criminal justice revamp


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Donna Dabbs helps create Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival: Smart Creatives 2016


Killing in Euclid senior complex was payback for drug case, court records say

Ohio picks charter school rating plan that will likely "hurt" weak sponsors and schools

First aid training complete for Cleveland police officers


The Detroit Free Press


State's handling of Flint water samples delayed action

36th District Court to waive fees on traffic tickets

Daisy Elliott, Michigan civil rights activist, dies


Police: Dearborn officer fatally shoots unarmed man


The Los Angeles Times

For the 50th year, the Christmas spirit of F. Ruth Moore soars in South L.A.

Former L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling drops suit against V. Stiviano

Black Lives Matter activists shut down 405 Freeway in Westchester


The Washington Post


‘It was devastating’: A hard blow for inmates who waited in vain for clemency from Obama

U.S. plans raids to deport families who surged across border

A big hint about why so many people support Donald Trump might come from Germany

New infrared video reveals growing environmental disaster in L.A. gas leak


Before Donald Trump, there were the shock jocks


Kentucky’s new governor reverses executive order that restored voting rights for felons

Shatter, a super-high-potency marijuana, is appearing on the East Coast

Virginia’s struggle with guns


USA Today

'Help me, Ma!' boy screamed as dogs attacked

GoFundMe campaign backfires on cancer patient's mom









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