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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

National


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


Local


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


Philly.com


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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