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Today in Black America - March 2

POSTED: March 02, 2016, 6:30 am

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Today in Black America: In Montgomery, AL 15 year-old Claudette Colvin is arrested for refusing to move from her seat for a white passenger on a city bus in 1955.

The New York Times


As Donald Trump Rolls Up Victories, the G.O.P. Split Widens to a Chasm

Donald Trump Overwhelms G.O.P. Rivals From Alabama to Massachusetts

Minority Voters Push Hillary Clinton to Victories

Democrats Turn to Hillary Clinton After Flirting With Bernie Sanders

The Differences Between Clinton’s and Sanders’s Core Voters

Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell Say No to Klan (but Maybe to Donald Trump)

Editorial: The Party of Trump


92 New York City High Schools to Give No-Fee SAT on Wednesday

Racism Charges in Bus Incident, and Their Unraveling, Upset University of Albany

New York Attorney General’s Suit Against Trump University May Proceed, Court Rules

Thousands of New York City Students Deprived of Special-Education Services, Report Says

Report on Home Entries and Searches by Police

The Christian Science Monitor

Salt Lake City black teen shot: Police refuse to release body cam video

Super Tuesday: What GOP’s record turnouts say about unique 2016 race

How did Super Tuesday become Super?

Trump rally expels black students. Racist or justified?(+video)

Germany struggles with remnants of the Reich

The Star-Ledger

City workers to return to work in Paterson Wednesday.

Honestly, Christie may have enjoyed his Bridgegate press conference more than this!

For-profit chain buys bankrupt N.J. hospital

Ex-Newark mayor Sharpe James can't dodge fines for using campaign cash on criminal probe

Byko: Judge admits error, everyone yawns

U.S. says it could offer payout to Fattah Jr.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Elevated lead levels found in Warren-area schools: Eastern Ohio News Roundup

When we endorse some candidates this year, we also will argue for their opponents: Chris Quinn

Teenager shot in face in Cleveland's Detroit Shoreway neighborhood

Suspended Crain's Cleveland Business publisher gets house arrest for public indecency

The Detroit Free Press

EPA says Flint water tests show some progress made

Wayne State launches probe of Flint water, illness

Candidates on the hunt for votes, delegates in Michigan

Warren Evans: Wayne County is stable, headed in right direction

The Chicago Tribune

Ricketts-funded group preps attack ads against Trump in Illinois

Chicago police officer faces sentencing in beating caught on camera

Federal authorities investigating sexual violence complaints at several area colleges

Diversity at work: Report examines why it matters and how to achieve it

The Los Angeles Times

Water and electricity rate hikes move a step closer for DWP customers

Why millennials are staying away from homeownership despite an improving economy

More than a third of people shot by L.A. police last year were mentally ill, LAPD report finds

New L.A. schools chief Michelle King calls for making peace with charters

The Washington Post

Trump owns Super Tuesday, but Cruz and Rubio see glimmers of hope

Bernie Sanders’s black-voter problem got no better on Super Tuesday

Trump, Clinton attack each other on Super Tuesday

From here on, Donald Trump is doing this his way

Trump supporters and protesters tussle in Kentucky

Secret Service to investigate incident with Time photographer

Conservative feuds erupt on Twitter as Trump deepens rifts

Who is David Duke?

Black students forced to leave Trump rally

Va. Senate approves bill allowing parents to block explicit sexual content in schools

Vote to send adults to jail for letting teens drink moves forward in Md. Senate

Some ex-offenders now have the chance to vote — for ‘liars’ and ‘con artists’

USA Today

New Jersey papers: Chris Christie must resign

Trump-backing CNN contributor: KKK killed people for 'progressive agenda'

Tavis Smiley: Black America could get on Trump train

Chris Christie at Donald Trump rally looks 'like a hostage situation'

Trump slams reporter, 'failed paper in Iowa' for black student protest story

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