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July 09, 2020

E. Frederic Morrow becomes the first Black to serve in the Executive Office of the President in 1955, appointed by President Eisenhower.

Today in Black America - Februaury 1

POSTED: February 01, 2016, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: Four North Carolina A&T students stage a sit-in at Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1960.

The New York Times


Hundreds of images from black history have been buried in the archives of The Times, until now.

Rival Factions of Top Donors Get Behind Rubio and Cruz

In Iowa, Voters on the Edges May Set Tone for Primaries

Our Man in Iowa: Polls Point to Donald Trump, as Do Odd Indicators

It’s Been 10 Years. Would Clarence Thomas Like to Add Anything?

New Technologies Give Government Ample Means to Track Suspects, Study Finds

Ted Cruz’s Evangelical Gamble

Report Describes Lawyers’ Advice on Moving Suspect Funds Into U.S.

The New Student Activists


New York Today: Celebrating Black History

Man, 28, Is Found Hanged in Brooklyn Police Station

For Victims, an Overloaded Court System Brings Pain and Delays

Special Election Is Set for April to Fill Seats Left Vacant in Albany

The Christian Science Monitor

Four ways Iowa could make Election 2016 clearer

Why America might elect a president it doesn't like

Will Donald Trump turn out millions of 'missing' white voters?

The Star-Ledger

Protesters denounce immigration raids in New Brunswick

Newark double homicide victims identified

3 young children were home at time of double homicide in Newark

Will casino expansion kill Atlantic City, or those who beat it at its own game?

Can Philly afford Kenney's pricey pre-K plan?

Investment losses hurt Philly's future

Sandusky cover-up ruling gives Kane complex choices

Welcome to Black History Month in Pa., where rules can be ignored

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Black History Month events in Greater Cleveland

New study finds Northeast Ohio divided on views of police, race issues

John Kasich began 2016 with $2.5 million for his presidential bid, campaign finance report shows

Oberlin grad's desire to help poor black kids learn spawned landmark Perry Preschool Project

Over 1 million face loss of food stamps over work requirements

The Detroit Free Press

Riley: DPS crisis is Snyder's problem, too

State environmental agency to present Flint water plan

Flint Faces: Life stacked around bottled water

'Mission Flint' charts city's future after water crisis

Universities want more stable funding from state

The Chicago Sun-Times

Street cops say 'ACLU effect' drives spike in gun violence

CPD: January shootings double compared to 2015; murders up 75 percent

Will teachers accept CPS offer or start countdown to strike?

The Washington Post

Second Virginia Tech student charged in death of 13-year-old girl

How China now threatens one of the world’s greatest success stories

Bundy clan leader unrepentant even as Oregon protest collapses

Many parents hated Common Core math at first, before figuring it out

Nation’s prominent public universities are shifting to out-of-state students

What to watch for in the Maryland statehouse this week

Baltimore schools lose hundreds of students, millions in funding

U-Md.’s credibility questioned after news release touting chocolate milk

Judge halts D.C. ballot measure on minimum wage

The Los Angeles Times

Department of Justice to investigate San Francisco Police Department

Revamping the tax on healthcare plans proves tougher than Gov. Brown thought

Old Brown tries to fix a young Brown's mistake

USA Today

Black History Month: We carry the imprints of people and places

Alabama's Black Belt helped form Black Panther Party

It’s about to get real: What you need to know about the Iowa caucuses

Good news could be on way this week with strong jobs report

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