today in black history

December 14, 2019

Motown Record Company is founded in 1959 in Detroit, Michigan, spawning a new genre of American music.

Today in Black America - March 21

POSTED: March 21, 2016, 6:30 am

  • POST
    • Add to Mixx!
  • SEND TO FRIEND
  • Text Size
  • TEXT SIZE
  • CLEARPRINT
  • PDF



Today in Black History: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. successfully led marchers across the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Selma to Montgomery in 1965.

The New York Times

National

Obama Lands in Cuba With a Pledge to Listen to Its People

Donald Trump Is Finally Uniting Top Republican Donors — Against Him


Donald Trump Courts Wary Jewish Voters

Older Voters May Be Hillary Clinton’s Answer to Bernie Sanders’s Youth Appeal

Garland Shouldn’t Be Considered After Election, McConnell Says


John Roberts Criticized Supreme Court Confirmation Process, Before There Was a Vacancy

Blow: Learning Lessons From Outrage


Local

Four Candidates Seek Westchester County District Attorney Post

Harold Ickes, Mentor to Mayor Bill de Blasio, Builds Lobbying Victories

For Transgender New Yorkers, a Center of Their Own in the Bronx

Montclair Still Feels Strife From School Tests Posted Online in ’13


The Christian Science Monitor


If the Senate allowed a Merrick Garland vote, he might pass

Could more government transparency help prevent another Flint? (+video)


Professor who used racial slur can stay, says Kansas University

For many US Christians, ISIS genocide designation is a big deal


The Star Ledger


Park gate remained open throughout day after lead chips found nearby

N.J. borough wants vape shops to cough up fee to protect youth


A victory for police oversight in Newark | Editorial

Toxic chemical found in dozens of N.J. water systems



Philly.com


Sen. Toomey tries to deflect focus on his Supreme Court stance


Blumberg towers come tumbling down, raising memories of horror and home

Low salaries could be barrier to universal pre-K

Civil war among Democrats in the Northeast could be costly

Pa.'s judges reeling from the latest humiliation



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Civil rights activists raise concerns about Cleveland's plans to buy riot gear for Republican National Convention

Cleveland City Councilman TJ Dow: Residents agreed to build apartments, not 161-room hotel near Cleveland Clinic


Reducing gun violence not a matter of trust but of urgency: Bob Ault, God Before Guns

John Kasich to speak at AIPAC conference: What to watch for Monday


RTA starts hearings on fare hikes and service cuts, protests likely

Ohio attorney general rejects medical marijuana amendment language


The Detroit Free Press


Riley: Is lieutenant governor ready to inherit Flint water crisis?

New interim superintendent: 'I see the beauty' in DPS

Sick-outs could close Detroit schools this week

Michigan is late to class in meeting undergrads' needs

Michigan's tampon tax and why it matters


The Chicago Tribune


Boy, 7, among 2 killed and 4 wounded in Sunday shootings

Angered by Trump's rhetoric, Evanston groups rally, launch poster campaign


Group protests number of low-income units in planned Lathrop redevelopment

Illinois Democratic, Republican primary voters worried about economy


The Los Angeles Times


'This is a historic visit and a historic opportunity,' President Obama says in Cuba

Inmate dies in L.A. County lockup in Castaic

Anti-racism activist brings her in-your-face style to Santiago Canyon College


Citing chief's emails, group alleges hiring bias in Glendale Police Department


How the killing of Latasha Harlins changed South L.A., long before Black Lives Matter


The Washington Post


Was a map redrawn to protect a black congressman’s seat or to keep others out?

4 scenarios could still put Merrick Garland on the Supreme Court

Obama begins historic visit to Cuba

A NATION, DIVIDED

Clinton team’s playbook: Paint Trump as unfit for presidency

Bernie Sanders draws more than 30,000 to stops around Washington state Sunday

Donald Trump’s personal investment in campaign climbs to nearly $25 million

Violent clashes erupt at Trump campaign events in Tuscon, but they're nothing new

In sharp rebuke, Anti-Defamation League announces it will ‘redirect’ previous donations from Trump

Biden to address Supreme Court confirmation battle in Thursday speech

Data on the nation’s community colleges is not encouraging


Homicides in District on pace to be far fewer than in 2015


Petula C. Metzler to become Prince William County judge


Frances Cress Welsing MD memorial service


USA Today

Lead taints drinking water in hundreds of schools, day cares across USA

Beyond Flint: Excessive lead levels found in almost 2,000 water systems across all 50 states











Some clips might require your registering for the paper's website. Sites like The Chicago Tribune are free while The New York Times and others have a pay wall that will allow you to see a specific number of articles per month for free and require a paid subscription for further reading.

Related References