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Arthur Ashe, Jr. won the men's singles tennis championship at Wimbledon in 1975, making him the first Black male to take the title.

Today in Black America - February 15

POSTED: February 15, 2016, 10:30 am

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Today in Black History: Balladeer and pianist Nat King Cole died in 1965, leaving behind a rich musical legacy carried on by his brother Freddie and daughter Natalie.

The New York Times


With Scalia’s Death, an Already Volatile Campaign Erupts

Headed for Collision With White House

A Risk for McConnell in Fighting Nomination

Editorial: The Supreme Court After Justice Scalia

Young Latinos Wage Fight in Nevada for Democrats

How Scalia’s Death Could Affect Major Supreme Court Cases in the 2015-16 Term

Bernie Sanders Says Obama Should Be Allowed to Nominate Supreme Court Justice

Republican Debate Takeaways: Saturday Night Fighting

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Court Black Voters at Las Vegas Church


A Leisurely Return for the New York State Legislature

After Setbacks, Newark Alters a Program to Encourage Home Building

Experts Discuss the Success Academy Video

Many Asians Express Dismay and Frustration After Liang Verdict

The Christian Science Monitor

How Scalia's death could change Supreme Court and Election 2016

Free-range education: Why the unschooling movement is growing

Clinton vs. Sanders: Who can hug Obama tighter?

Canada's most racist city? A year later, Winnipeg takes stock

For Fattah, new questions on finances

Too few blacks seek majors that pay well

Kenney to change city’s HR approach

With assist from Beyonce, Panthers are back in black

The Star-Ledger

Why some N.J. seniors are still scrambling to graduate

Could she be New Jersey's next governor? | The Backgrounder Podcast

Booker explains mistakes he made running Newark, other lessons he has learned

The minimum wage needs a boost, but $15 may be a bridge too far | Editorial

District can't stop lawsuit from ex-teacher fired over kids' letters to cop killer

The Chicago Sun-Times

Funeral for Gage Park victims: 'Was God there?'

Wheaton prof who expressed solidarity with Muslims bids tearful farewell

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Hilton Cleveland Downtown hotel hiring 300 employees

State Sen. Tom Patton introduces bills to limit traffic cameras in small towns

Bill Clinton campaigns for wife Hillary in Cincinnati

Student activism higher today than in previous decades, survey shows

The Detroit Free Press

Snyder faces hometown backlash over Flint crisis

Michigan gets ‘F’ for tracking troubled teachers

Zoning could emphasize walkability in Midtown Detroit

Jobs outnumber skilled workers in Michigan

The Washington Post

Scalia’s death flips court’s dynamics and hurts conservative hopes

With Scalia gone, several major cases at high court may see different rulings

Debate rips open GOP wounds, and the party risks tearing itself apart

Clinton touts endorsements by clergy in Flint, Mich., where water crisis persists

Cruz, CBS host spar on Supreme Court justice's nomination

Justice Scalia’s death increases urgency of social issues in 2016 race

Congressional Black Caucus PAC won’t endorse Rep. Donna Edwards

22 high-end condos planned for D.C.’s Shaw and Capitol Hill neighborhoods

Md. congressional race: Incumbency vs. gender vs. entrepreneurial success

Morgan State professor picked for vacant House seat in Montgomery

Maryland graduation rates hit new high, with big rise for Prince George’s

The Los AngelesTimes

San Diego rejects political correctness, embracing the term 'founding fathers'

Why veteran teachers aren't surprised young people are shunning the profession

How Scalia's death may save teachers unions -- for now

USA  Today

Why the U.S. government doesn't have a teacher discipline database

New York ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer accused of assault

Jim Wallis: Let's get personal about racism

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