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Today in Black America - March 4

POSTED: March 04, 2016, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: J. Ernest Wilkins is named Undersecretary of Labor by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on this date in 1954.

The New York Times


Flint Is in the News, but Lead Poisoning Is Even Worse in Cleveland

In Republican Debate, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio Wage Urgent Attacks on Donald Trump

Republican Debate: Analysis

Republican Debate Takeaways: Voters’ Options Couldn’t Be Clearer

Mitt Romney and John McCain Denounce Donald Trump as a Danger to Democracy

G.O.P. Foreign Policy Figures Denounce Donald Trump’s Worldview

Fox News to Host Live Event With Bernie Sanders

Gov. Rick Scott Says No Endorsement Before Florida Primary

Charles Grassley Faces Formidable Challenger in Iowa Senate Race

Florida Revamps Death Penalty, Making It Harder to Sentence Someone to Die


Judge Dismisses Charges Against Teenagers in Brooklyn Rape Case

Opinion: Five Black Teenagers, Innocent, Face a Lifetime of Guilt

College Lecturer Accuses New York Police of Racial Bias After Encounter on His Roof

Ex-Homelessness Chief Is Appointed as New York Family Court Judge

Mount Vernon, N.Y., Police Found Not Responsible for Woman’s Death in Holding Cell

The Christian Science Monitor

Possible cure for voter anger? A functional Congress (+video)

The unseen side of Bernie Sanders's young voter revolution (+video)

Tech, privacy leaders pledge support for Apple in iPhone fight

The Star-Ledger

13 takeaways from Christie's marathon news conference

What Christie said about being Donald Trump's running mate

Gun violence 'has got to stop,' says pastor at funeral for Rahway shop owner

What GOP lawmaker who urged Christie to dump Trump campaign or quit says now

Prosecutor closes investigation of Princeton professor's arrest

Kenney outlines his vision for the future

As primary nears, Dems wonder: Can McGinty rally?

Republican SEPTA chair raising $ for Dwight Evans

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Auto insurance in Ohio increasing at second-highest rate in 12 years

Job Corps students, Cleveland police play basketball to improve community relations

Cincinnati junior high student arrested for bringing fake gun to school, drinking wine in class

Nearly 240,000 Ohioans have primary ballots: What you need to know to vote early

Investigation into Tanisha Anderson's death at the hands of Cleveland police continues: exploring reasons for delay

The Detroit Free Press

Former DPS EM Darnell Earley to get nearly $83K in settlement

Michigan Senate votes to decriminalize minor in possession charge

Flint mayor: GOP candidates were as dismissive of concerns as state was

Kasich at debate: Detroit can look to Cleveland in mapping rebound

The Chicago Tribune

Families of victim and suspect in shock after fatal shooting in high-rise gym

Madigan, Democrats advance latest higher ed funding bill, this time for $3.5B

CPS sets 3 furlough days for workers, cancels school on Good Friday

Appellate court backs fired Chicago State University whistleblower in landmark case

The Washington Post

Trump was center of attention and attacks in GOP debate

GOP candidates pile attacks on Trump

GOP candidates pledge to support 'whoever' is the nominee - even Trump

Blistering attacks upend Trump’s pivot to statesman mode

Conservative gathering mystified by rise of Trump

In appeal for Michigan votes, Sanders calls Clinton’s record on trade a ‘disaster’

‘Payout chart’ for molestation: Secret archive held chilling details of clergy abuse

It could get much easier to register to vote in Maryland

The Los Angeles Times

New bullet train plan delays opening of the first leg by three years

L.A. County D.A.'s corruption case against three Irwindale officials is dismissed

Rodney King's daughter remembers a human being, not a symbol

Three black men talk about Rodney King, 25 years later

Black TV executives split on FCC's proposed set-top box disruption

USA Today

Town to pay student $195K in desk-flipping suit

More travelers are arriving at U.S. entry points

Infection Linked to 18 Deaths in Wisconsin

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