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Today in Black America - January 19

POSTED: January 19, 2016, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: The late John H. Johnson, founder and publisher of Ebony magazine, was born in 1918.

The New York Times


Clinton Is Set for a Long Primary Fight Against Sanders

Thousands Turn Out on King Day to Hear Bernie Sanders Speak in Alabama

Partisanship Barges In on John Lewis’s Dream

Evangelicals See Donald Trump as Man of Conviction, if Not Faith

University of Cincinnati to Pay $4.85 Million to Family of Man Killed by Officer

Case Could Widen Free-Speech Gap Between Unions and Corporations

Mississippi Fights to Keep Control of Its Beleaguered Child Welfare System

Republican National Committee Moves a February Debate to CNN From NBC


3 Dead in Murder-Suicide Near SUNY Geneseo

The Christian Science Monitor

For Black Lives Matter, MLK's kind of activism isn't the only way

In Flint and beyond, people come together to address city's water crisis

Why Hillary Clinton is in trouble in Iowa and New Hampshire (+video)

What does victory look like for armed Oregon refuge occupiers? (+video)

The Star Ledger

WATCH: 12 arrested at Newark airport MLK Day protest

Christie: Michelle Obama has no business meddling with school lunches

At MLK Day service, mother of slain Asbury Park star athlete says her son 'wanted better

9 important changes possibly coming to N.J. schools

Christie's fake bar fight with the President | Editorial

Sweeney: Bayonne opposition to Islamic center 'disgraceful'; mayor 'embarrassed'

Can Philly do anything about highly-paid pol?

Philly MLK service day shatters records

Cosby case could rise or fall on 'Bruce's word'

AC takeover plan 'Absolutely senseless'

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Activists take to Cleveland streets during MLK Day march for Tamir Rice

Shots fired at Cleveland home of Major Howard's family (video)

Ohio Senate to announce medical marijuana hearings separate from House

State wants your input as it hires a new superintendent: Survey details here

University of Cincinnati reaches $5.3 million settlement with family of driver killed by police

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit teachers weigh possibility of more sick-outs

Crowd calls for Snyder's arrest at his Ann Arbor home

Report: Snyder concedes Flint mistakes, also blames bureaucrats

Rochelle Riley: Uphold the dream every day

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago cop lies, tanks shooting case, but not charged

Jesse Jackson: Celebrate Dr. King by following his example

Every Chicago cop would get a Taser under black ald. plan

The Washington Post

The GOP debates have become like Super Bowl parties for top donors

Protesters shut down San Francisco's Bay Bridge

‘We all need to work harder’: MLK parade elicits joy and frustration

D.C. students recite MLK’s ‘I Have a Dream Speech’ on the steps of Lincoln Memorial

Acting U.S. Education Secretary: Civil rights community must be vigilant

Bernie Sanders pledges to a crowd of 7,000 in Alabama to carry on King’s legacy

Gun-rights, gun-control advocates rally on Lobby Day in Richmond

Greg Hall, community activist in Prince George’s, killed in car crash

On a frigid night, protesters stage a ‘die-in’ to push for Md. police reform

Volunteers feed the homeless at Martin Luther King Jr. Library in D.C.

The Los Angeles Times

Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith to boycott Oscars; academy responds

'Happy King Day!' L.A. turns out for parade to honor civil rights leader

Family of man killed by S.F. police demand federal civil rights investigation

Guardsmen admit selling to undercover agent guns they thought were going to cartel

Volunteers honor Martin Luther King Jr. by beautifying South L.A. schools

USA Today

'Black Lives Matter' protesters block S.F. Bay Bridge

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