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Today in Black America - Januaury 20

POSTED: January 20, 2016, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: On this day in 2009 Barack Obama took the oath of office as the nation's first Black President.

The New York Times


Governor Says of Flint Water Crisis, ‘I Let You Down’

’90s Scandals Weigh on Clinton’s Support Among Women

For Now, Tech’s ‘Frightful 5’ Will Dominate Digital Life

Bruni: Rethinking College Admissions

Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Obama Immigration Actions

Standoff on Oregon Land Inspires a Counterprotest

Sarah Palin Endorses Donald Trump, Which Could Bolster Him in Iowa

Alarmed Clinton Supporters Begin Focusing on Sanders’s Socialist Edge

Law Enforcement Officials Urge Congress to Act on Criminal Justice Overhaul

Ta-Nehisi Coates Criticizes Bernie Sanders Over His Opposition to Reparations


Bronx School Embraces a New Tool in Counseling: Hip-Hop

Friend Gave to de Blasio Just as Client Won Permit to Stage Festival

Mayor de Blasio’s Poll Ratings Rise as He Adjusts His Image

In Albany, Those Who Might Address Ethics Meet Rarely and Offer Less

The Christian Science Monitor

Federal deficits are back, big time. Here's what D.C. can do.

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

Trial begins for New York cop in shooting of unarmed black man (+video)

The Star Ledger

Bayonne Zoning Board postpones vote on Muslim community center after protests

New Essex chief of detectives is first black woman to lead county police operations

Homegrown terrorists still the biggest threat to N.J., report says

Welfare still off-limits for drug offenders with no kids, Christie says

N.J. school changes: What did Christie approve, reject?

Records: 2 more justices got offensive emails

City Commissioner Clark shows up to work

Kenney: More $ on early childhood, less on prisons

Wolf targets 'balance billing'

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Clergy remember Tamir Rice and criticize Prosecutor McGinty on MLK holiday (video)

New Ohio guidelines on opioids for acute pain encourage alternative treatments, limited prescriptions

Ohio lawmakers propose $3.5M in state funding for Public Square renovations

Cleveland police officer charged with drunken driving

The Detroit Free Press

Obama meets Flint mayor, responds to lead crisis

Lansing, we have a problem — and business as usual is over

Patterson suggests Flint water crisis may be overblown

New DPS teacher sick-out looms; 5 schools already shut

The Chicago Sun-Times

GOP to move for state takeover of CPS — Rahm '100 percent opposed'

Mihalopoulos: Honoring King by promising teens, ‘We’ve got your backs’

CPS says class of 2015 won almost $1 billion in scholarships

The Washington Post

Palin’s endorsement the latest prize as Trump, Cruz battle for conservatives

Obama visit aims to highlight resurgence of Detroit

Supreme Court to review Obama’s power on deportation policy

University president allegedly says struggling freshmen are bunnies that should be drowned

Environmental toxin linked to dementia, study shows

Police investigate threats against schools in six states

Unequal cities are also more expensive for the poor

Poll finds tight race for Senate seat in Maryland

Audit finds lax controls at D.C. Dept. of Youth Rehabilitation Services

Maryland Democrats say they will take up bills that deal with overtesting

McAuliffe awards millions for affordable housing in Virginia

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County jail abuse trial starts off with vastly different accounts of what happened

L.A. to pay $24 million to two men imprisoned for decades after wrongful convictions

L.A. council may tighten penalties for LAX taxi drivers who show racial bias

California to investigate whether Exxon Mobil lied about climate-change risks

New fellowship will help L.A. County fill shortage of HIV-trained doctors

DWP board approves power rate hike to raise $720 million

USA Today

Poll: Bernie Sanders is walloping Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire

FBI official: 'Perfect storm' imperiling gun background checks

Obama's Iran pardons have unusual conditions

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