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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


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


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

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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