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Author Richard Wright ("Native Son") is awarded the NAACP Spingarn Medal on this date in 1941.

Today in Black America - March 16

POSTED: March 16, 2016, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: "Freedom's Journal," the nation's first Black newspaper is founded on this date in 1827 in New York City.


The New York Times


National

Edsall: Will the Democrats Face a Black Revolt?

Egan: Why Sanders Should Stay In

Trump and Clinton Win Votes, but Not Hearts

A Distant Second at Home, Marco Rubio Ends a Disappointing Campaign

A Situation in Which Donald Trump Wins the White House


G.O.P. Path Recalls Democrats’ Convention Disaster, in 1924

Ryan’s Budget Proposal Runs Into Opposition From Some Hard-Line Republicans

Alabama Prison Uprisings Come as State Grapples With How to Fix System


Ferguson Approves a Federal Plan to Overhaul Police and Courts

House Panel Denounces E.P.A. Actions in Flint Crisis



Local


New York Assembly Moves to Cap Legislators’ Outside Income at $69,600

$950 Million Police Academy Simulates the Mean Streets

New York City Council Backs Affordable Housing Plan

Chris Christie Addresses Criticism for Missing a State Trooper’s Funeral



The Christian Science Monitor


North Carolina’s confusing primary: why so many votes won’t count


Defying Trump, is Ben Sasse a rising star among Senate Republicans?


On the left, new push to reclaim politics of morality


In West Africa, a rising middle class takes brunt of luxury hotel attacks

Four million Zimbabweans in need of food aid



The Star-Ledger


Christie: I was never going to slain trooper's funeral

Pay your Trump expenses, Gov. Christie — N.J. shouldn't have to | Editorial

Christie attorney sends letter to Sweeney in N.J. Supreme Court fight

Lawmakers might help N.J. students scrambling to graduate



Philly.com


Obama's pick for judgeship here draws Toomey's ire

Vanessa Brown's lawyers continue to call sting racially motivated

Inquirer Editorial: Don't let Eakin avoid a trial

Scion of powerful Democratic family charged in drug probe



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Kasich survives Ohio primary battle with Trump. Now comes the really tough part.

Hillary Clinton scores bigger-than expected win in Ohio

Ted Strickland has won Democratic primary for U.S. Senate


Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty concedes defeat to Michael O'Malley in Democratic primary

Cuyahoga County voters strongly support human services tax


The Detroit Free Press


Former Pontiac school official begs for mercy — again

Flint water crisis will tax schools, raise student needs


EPA sharply criticized for Flint mistakes at hearing

EPA's rebuttal to Flint water crisis hearing

House votes to remove obsolete language


The Washington Post


A good night for Trump and a better night for Clinton


Clinton wins Democratic primary in Illinois

Trump, Cruz and Kasich look ahead as Rubio bows out


Despite Trump's lead, some GOP voters want an alternative

Wallace Foundation to invest $47 million in redesigning principal preparation

Chicago’s prosecutor loses reelection battle in the shadow of the Laquan McDonald video

Legal group submits plan to depose 7 top Clinton, State Dept. aides in email battle

Washington braces for full day of Metro shutdown to deal with safety concerns

Man arrested in police station gun battle described as troubled, mentally ill


Despite union opposition, Md. Senate advances bill to encourage private school scholarships


Edwards: Why aren’t black women ever described as ‘born to’ the Senate?



The Chicago Tribune


Foxx parlays personal story, message of change to big win


Madigan-backed Stratton wins state House race over Rauner-aligned Dunkin

Clinton pulls out narrow win over Sanders in Illinois, turns focus to November


Trump scores easy victory in Illinois; Rubio drops out, Kasich wins Ohio


Hearing in Hastert case held in private when reporters show up


The Los Angeles Times

Defendant wants D.A.'s office kicked off O.C. case, citing witness intimidation


LAUSD rejects parent takeover attempt at failing elementary school

2 arrested after racist graffiti found at Palisades Charter H.S.

Police Commission approves changes emphasizing de-escalation before deadly force by LAPD


USA Today


Obama Supreme Court search enters second month

Successful HBCU basketball coaches endure rockier climb


Gabrielle Giffords' gun control group merges with Calif. group












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