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Today in Black America - March 9

POSTED: March 09, 2016, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: Carl T. Rowan is appointed Ambassador to Finland by President John F. Kennedy on this date in 1963

The New York Times


Sanders Beats Clinton in Michigan Upset

Trump Adds to Lead With Three Victories

Michigan Primary and More Voting on March 8: Analysis

Bernie Sanders Sues Over Ohio Rule Barring 17-Year-Olds From Primary

Florida, Famed for Political Spectacles, Braces for Another as Primary Nears

Ted Cruz’s Prospects Ascendant, Though Perhaps Not With Senate Peers

Better Business Bureau Contests Claim That Trump University’s Rating Improved

Why Donald Trump Has Done Worse in Mostly White States

Reviving the Working Class Without Building Walls

Officer Charged in Freddie Gray Case Ordered to Testify Against Colleagues

Ferguson May Change Mind and Make Deal on Reforms

Police Shooting of Oregon Occupier Declared Justified, but F.B.I. Faces Inquiry


Telling Fact From Fiction in Campaign Rhetoric Fueled by Race

Officer in Ramarley Graham Shooting Won’t Face U.S. Charges

New U.S. Rule Extends Stay for Some Foreign Graduates

Public Relations Firms Sue New York Ethics Panel Over New Disclosure Rule

The Christian Science Monitor

From Africa, an unexpected lesson in how to topple terrorists

Germany's far-right NPD party faces political exile. Will a ban really help?

Would contested GOP convention 'steal' nomination from Donald Trump?

The Star Ledger

Where's Chris Christie? Donald Trump says with him — but is he?

N.J. voters weigh in on millions in school funding

N.J. lawmakers want to expand gun buyback program

Court reinstates murder conviction, rejects racial bias claims

More than half in N.J. having increasingly hard time making ends meet, poll finds

N.J. college lets students change names to reflect gender, cultural identity

Pennsylvania high court weighs challenge to local gun laws

Kenney touts tax plan to beverage industry brass

Inquirer Editorial: Christie bullied Pinelands panel to get his way

Bill Cosby's wife says she never read sex assault deposition

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

10,652 Walmart workers in Greater Cleveland/Akron will see raises in their March 10 paychecks

Hillary Clinton weaves local issues into Tri-C speech: Tamir Rice, lead poisoining, equal opportunity

Pediatricians urged to screen for poverty

John Kasich on Michigan primary results: 'People are beginning to reward a positive campaign'

Bernie Sanders' campaign files young voters lawsuit against Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted

Ohio Votes project explores why people choose their candidate

The Detroit Free Press

Sanders upsets Clinton in Michigan, Trump wins GOP contest

Warren mayor claims he was shushed me, almost kicked out of debate

Opinion: For splintered GOP, it's too late to say you're sorry

Snyder's outside legal bills for Flint water hit $1.2M

Fitch Ratings retracts $275B estimate to replace all lead pipes

State ed board considers policy on LGBTQ students

The Chicago Tribune

Duckworth easily outdistancing foes in Democratic Senate race

Kirk holds big lead over little-known Republican Senate challenger

Prosecutor: Suspect in Tyshawn Lee killing had planned to torture the boy

2 dead, 17 wounded in shootings across city

Dr. Quentin Young, Chicago activist for civil rights and public health, dies at 92

The Los Angeles Times

Takeaways from Michigan: Questions loom for Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio

Killings in Los Angeles jumped 27.5% so far this year

Court rejects key lawsuit against California high-speed rail system

Study: Pedestrian deaths in California rose 7% in the first half of 2015

Low-income housing shot down again

The Washington Post

Senator’s win fueled by his opposition to ‘disastrous’ trade deals

How Bernie Sanders won Michigan

Trump wins convincingly in Hawaii, Mississippi and Michigan

Milbank: Republicans should blame themselves — not the media — for Trump

Opinion: Sorry Clinton, Sanders is the foreign policy realist

Everything you need to know about appointing Supreme Court justices

Activists push Obama to nominate black woman to the Supreme Court

Doctors should screen for poverty during child-wellness visits, American Academy of Pediatrics recommends

White teacher: I thought I could reach my black students. Then one told me why I couldn’t.

Tensions mount over Hogan’s plan to restrict automatic spending increases

New poll shows Maryland Senate race tied as Edwards takes step toward paid ads

Montgomery’s new schools chief gets 4-year contract, $275,000 salary

Affordable green housing coming to D.C.’s Deanwood neighborhood

USA Today

Top takeaways from Michigan, Mississippi and Tuesday's other contests

Analysis: Trump rolls, as Sanders surprises Clinton in Michigan

Opinion: Liberals should thank Scalia for right to blast GOP on Supreme Court

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