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Today in Black America - January 28

POSTED: January 28, 2016, 11:00 am

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Today in Black History: John Brown organized raid on the military arsenal at Harper's Ferry in 1858.

The New York Times


3 Arrests in Oregon as Protest Leader Says ‘Go Home’

Zika Virus Is ‘Spreading Explosively,’ W.H.O. Says

Short Answers to Hard Questions About Zika Virus

Scrutiny on Colleges That Ask Applicants About Arrests

Opinion: Reparations and Radicalism

Blow: Hillary Clinton’s Crucible

What to Look For in a Republican Debate Without Donald Trump

Ben Carson’s Campaign Beset With Frustration, Disappointment and Grief

Graphic: 2016 Primary Calendar and Results

Black Drivers in Florida Face Far Stricter Seatbelt Enforcement, Report Says

Department of Justice Reaches Agreement With Ferguson


Water Pollution in Hoosick Falls Prompts Action by New York State

New York Will Shed Clock for Some Statewide Tests

New York Arts Organizations Lack the Diversity of Their City

The Christian Science Monitor

Oregon arrests reveal promise, and pitfalls, of FBI's handling of extremists (+video)

Seattle's homeless crisis: Can other cities offer a path forward?

How new federal rules on solitary confinement could be just the start

How technology that detects gunfire is helping Pittsburgh police

The Star-Ledger

Inside the N.J. town with a heroin death-rate 25 times the national average

Newark official fires back at councilman who called for his job

Bamboozled: A free weapon to fight predatory auto-renewals - but no laws yet

N.J. should be 'embarrassed' by high poverty rate, Assembly speaker says

Did controversial investments bail out N.J. public pensions last year?

The Detroit Free Press

State panel to consider Snyder recall petitions today

Dearborn police kill woman after chase

Pistons owner Gores to raise $10M for Flint crisis

Denise Page Hood is new chief federal judge in Detroit

Feds: Ex-Philly official used clinic as slush fund

Flint's lead contamination debate flows into Phila.

Senate panel urges vote to remove Kane

A first: 2 black women top Philly judges

The Washington Post

Oregon standoff shows troubling signs of a movement on the offensive

WHO: Zika virus ‘spreading explosively,’ ‘level of alarm extremely high’

Legislators organize blitz of equal pay legislation in nearly half the states

Many uninsured Americans seem oblivious as ACA enrollment deadline nears

Michigan governor appoints Flint whistleblowers to remedy water crisis

Three predictions about the future of higher education

Walton family steps up support for school choice with $1 billion pledge

Study: HIV can hide and grow in ‘sanctuaries’ in body after it’s undetectable in blood

D.C. Council says no to higher penalties for crimes committed on Metro

Maryland Democrats push labor bills they say will help working women

Jury finds D.C. sports bar Redline discriminated against black bartender

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Sen. Tom Patton suggests opponent shouldn't run because she's a young mother

Cuyahoga County Council's proposed pay hike makes no sense: editorial

Cleveland police firings tied to hail of 137 police rounds that killed Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell send a needed message: editorial

Same shooting, different outcomes: Why some Cleveland officers were fired and others weren't in 137 shots case

Here's who John Kasich is sending to speak on his behalf at the Iowa caucuses

The Chicago Sun-Times

Mitchell: Job creation should start at home

Missing mics, other snafus plague dashcam systems

The Los Angeles Times

How a South L.A. supermarket proposal fell apart, after a decade of effort

USA Today

Duke 'partially lifts' suspension of 10 sororities after rush incident

How water crisis in Flint, Mich., became federal state of emergency

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