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Today in Black America - February 26

POSTED: February 26, 2016, 7:00 am

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Today in Black America: Economist Andrew Brimmer is appointed to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors by President Lyndon Johnson in 1966.

The New York Times


Kansas Gunman Fatally Shoots 3 at Manufacturing Plant

G.O.P. Debate Turns Raucous as Rubio Lays Into Trump

Tenth Republican Debate: Analysis

Massachusetts Poll Shows Clinton and Sanders in Tight Race

Hillary Clinton Makes Appeals to Black Voters in South Carolina

White House Enlists Senate Veteran for Supreme Court Fight

Supreme Court Fight Won’t Die, No Matter How Hard Republicans Try

Poorest Areas Have Missed Out on Boons of Recovery, Study Finds

Editorial: Mrs. Clinton, Show Voters Those Transcripts

Appeals Court Upholds Law Restricting Louisiana Abortion Doctors

University of Missouri Fires Melissa Click, Who Tried to Block Journalist at Protest


Unpaid Bills Bedevil Harlem Church Known for Its Outspoken Pastor

Mother of Girl Berated in Video Assails Success Academy’s Response

Suit Alleges Persistent Sexual Abuse of Female Inmates in New York State Prisons

Mayor De Blasio Proposes Retirement Savings Plan for Private-Sector Workers

The Christian Science Monitor

In the Apple v. FBI clash, the public is still on the sidelines

At center of Oscar diversity furor, the glimpse of a solution

Are Republicans finally coming up with a plan to beat Donald Trump? (+video)

Uganda and Niger: How far can the US push allies on election irregularities? (+video)

Councilwoman offers $1,000 budget briefings

Council's freshmen get schooling

City schools end year with $88M surplus

Mayor proposes $600M parks overhaul

No talk of ouster, legal issues during Kane's budget hearing

100+ talk obstacles facing black America

The Star-Ledger

Menendez: N.J. must fix Transportation Trust Fund

Most N.J. hospitals to lose some charity care aid

With Christie out, do N.J. Republican lawmakers support Trump?

What's inside the $4 billion World Trade Center transportation hub

Christie bridge scandal committee may not be dead

N.J. woman who spent a month in jail suing for wrongful arrest, report says

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Poor Ohio teacher development impedes education reform: John Mullaney (Opinion)

Tim McGinty for Cuyahoga County prosecutor in the Democratic primary: endorsement editorial

Michael O'Malley for Cuyahoga County prosecutor in the Democratic primary: An opposing view

The Washington Post

Feisty Rubio mocks, spars with Trump in GOP debate

Aggressive approach may come too late to dent Trump

Donald Trump says IRS audits could be tied to being a ‘strong Christian’

Fact-checking the 10th GOP debate

Why Hillary Clinton’s ‘super-predator’ apology is such a big moment for political protest

Clinton expresses regret for ‘super-predators’ comment from 1996

Sanders unloads on Clinton during raucous speech in Chicago

Congressional Hispanic Caucus PAC to endorse Clinton

She brings her microphone, and women tell their stories of abortion

Justice Department, Miami police reach agreement on police shootings

D.C. Council should clarify Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act provision

Union: Staffing shortage means more assaults on jail officers in Baltimore

Newtown families are suing a major gunmaker. Win or lose, the rifles will still be on the shelves.

School system reassures immigrant families fearful of being deported

The Detroit Free Press

Top Snyder aides urged going back to Detroit water

Gov's staff told last March about Legionnaires' uptick

Ford confirms $145M Cleveland Engine Plant investment

Detroit police to pay $100,000 for shooting a dog

The Chicago Tribune

Police mood appears to hit a low amid fallout from Laquan McDonald video

Bernie Sanders in Chicago: Need 'political revolution' against wealthy status quo

'Rahm whisperer,' mayor's closest confidant, leaving City Hall to start tech firm

Protesters disrupt Chicago police task force meeting

CHA voucher deadline costs hundreds a home: 'In a blink, all hope was snatched from me'

Emanuel spells out steps in picking new 4th Ward alderman

The Los Angeles Times

91% white. 76% male. Changing the face of Oscar voters will take dramatic action.

California cuts water use 17.1% in January, falling short of target

Biz News: Kobe Bryant forms studio to tell stories

USA Today

Top takeaways from the Texas Republican debate

Educators do little time for sex crimes

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