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Today in Black America - March 1

POSTED: March 01, 2016, 6:30 am

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Today in Black America: Mississippi Senator Blanche K. Bruce, a Black Republican elected during Reconstruction, was born on this date in 1841.

The New York Times


Inside Clinton Team’s Plan to Defeat Trump in November

Bernie Sanders Raised Over $42 Million in February, Campaign Says

Trump Finds Ally in G.O.P.’s Delegate Selection System

On Super Tuesday, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Look to Widen Leads

Democrats, Looking to South, Face Balance Between Core and Younger Voters

Donald Trump’s Message Resonates With White Supremacists

Slights, Gags and Vitriol as Rivals Target Donald Trump

Clarence Thomas Breaks 10 Years of Silence at Supreme Court

Officer in North Carolina Fatally Shoots Black Man During Chase

As Detroit Starts to Mend, Its Schools Lurch Toward Fiscal Crisis


Review Agency Faults New York Police Department on Unlawful Searches

Goldman Sachs Puts Worker Linked to Donald Trump on Leave

Evictions Are Down by 18%; New York City Cites Increased Legal Services

Much to Save in Harlem, but Historic Preservation Lags, a Critic Says

The Christian Science Monitor

Here's what's behind Donald Trump KKK comments (+video)

Inside the 'pro-life' answer to abortion clinics

South Carolina's lesson: black, white voters seeing 2016 differently

Religious liberty bill: Will it thwart Georgia's rise as a moviemaking hub?

The Star-Ledger

Slain Rahway man valued family, business, mayor says

Christie on 2016 presidential loss: 'We're doing fine'

Appeals judges grill lawyer in Sen. Menendez corruption case

Paterson shutdown: Crossing guards, 1K city workers told to stay home

N.J. lawmakers move on eliminating estate tax

N.J. rejects Red Bank charter school expansion, 9 others

Obama encouraging young people to learn math, science

Kenney: Soda tax for $400M in projects

S. Philly gun violence meeting gets bitter

Porngate: No criminal charges likely

Students hold 'Black Lives Matter' protest at La Salle

Tuskegee Airman seeks to inspire South Jersey students

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Youngstown mayor still on job after guilty plea: Eastern Ohio News Roundup

Cleveland named nation's 'most distressed' city: Q & A

Bernie Sanders to speak Saturday at Cleveland church

UPDATED: Four students shot in Butler County high school: Dayton News Roundup

Top judge says relationship with Cuyahoga County Prosecutor 'misconstrued' as adversarial

How erratic are Ohio's school rankings? Look up your school report card here (database)

The Detroit Free Press

Gil Hill, movie star and former Detroit councilman, dies

The 10 most troubling quotes from Gov. Rick Snyder's office e-mail dump

EPA urges states to locate lead water lines as required

Wayne County still leads neighbors in CEO appointees

The Chicago Tribune

So far this year, Chicago has most homicides since late 1990s

CPS lays off 62 employees, 17 of them teachers

Foxx fined over campaign finance violations

State opens investigation into Lincoln-Way's finances

Barrington High School apologizes for skit portraying slave auction

'Willis wagons,' Bernie Sanders and Chicago segregation history

The Washington Post

Trump opened a mortgage company in 2006. It closed within 18 months.

Rubio, Cruz sprint to halt Trump on fateful Super Tuesday

Scuffle between Secret Service agent, photographer at Trump rally turned nasty

Robinson: The GOP race has become an embarrassing reality-television show

Sen. Charles Grassley is Democrats’ target in opening battle of Supreme Court war

Mount St. Mary’s University and the dilemma facing American higher education

Tough-talking captain in Louisiana sheriff’s office resigns after calling black suspects ‘animals’ in viral video

Howard University’s Founders Library named a national treasure

Authorities investigate police shootings in Raleigh, Salt Lake City

McDonnell tells Supreme Court he never exchanged official acts for gifts

McAuliffe vetoes ‘Tebow bills’ to open school sports to home-schooled kids

Jesse Matthew to plead guilty in deaths of two college women

The Los Angeles Times

After violent KKK brawl, marchers in Anaheim try to 'fight fire with love and compassion'

Criticism of Anaheim police response to KKK rally mounts, hunt for assault suspect continues

All of California's voters are now in one online database

Everything you need to know about the healthcare plans tax the Legislature just passed

County's foster youth waiting rooms to shut down after failing to live up to their promise

USA Today

Possible party split weighs on GOP ahead of Super Tuesday

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump lead in Virginia ahead of Super Tuesday

Apple, FBI to face off at House hearing on encryption

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