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The National Council of Negro Women is founded in 1935 by famed educator Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune.

Today in Black America - March 22

POSTED: March 22, 2016, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: Today we celebrate the construction of the Peter Mott House in 1845 in Lawnside, New Jersey, a stop on the Underground Railroad.


The New York Times


National


Roles of Race and Partisanship in Legislative Maps Argued at Supreme Court

Cuba Meeting Between Obama and Castro Exposes Old Grievances

John Roberts’s Words Serve as Rebuke to Senate

Most Republicans Feel Embarrassed by Campaign, Poll Says

Why Sanders Trails Clinton Among Minority Voters


Donald Trump Pushes Serious Image in the Capital

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Vow to Protect Israel but Differ on Means

U.S. Says It May Not Need Apple’s Help to Unlock iPhone

Uncle Who Provided Gun Gets 100 Years in Chicago Shootings


Local


M.T.A., as Victim, Wants Transit Thief’s Profits From Hollywood Movie Deal

U.C.L.A. Center on Police-Community Ties Will Move to John Jay College


New York State Regents Elect Betty Rosa as Chancellor


New York City Bill to Call for Free Tampons in Public School Restrooms, Shelters and Jails


The Christian Science Monitor


An eager Cuba welcomes Obama’s visit – with a dose of realism

How does Trump get so much air time? Media ethics under fire.

Can Donald Trump become more 'presidential' and still win?

Congressmen explore the 'civil' in civil rights on South Carolina pilgrimage

THE MONITOR'S VIEW A timely tour in South Carolina


The Star-Ledger


Atlantic City mayor: City government will shut down within 3 weeks


Plainfield pays $27K to resolve cop's hostile workplace suit

Newark: No lead problem in city water, despite councilman's call for testing

Lawmaker: Let N.J. legislators, judges carry handguns


Does stadium sale squash Newark's dreams of getting a casino?


Philly.com


Local DNC committee's tax-exempt status in question

Kenney moving ahead on community schools

A.G. race rival questions Shapiro campaign funding

Another former employee sues the Pa. Attorney General's Office



The Detroit Free Press


Flint's new mayor has baptism by fire — and water


Snyder wants stricter lead standards for Flint, state

Michigan Senate negotiators reach deal on DPS aid

Wayne County launches community health events


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Activists invoke lessons from 'Black Lives Matter' protests while planning for Republican National Convention in Cleveland

Cleveland Public Power says you have no right to know what you're paying for; bills are 'trade secrets'

Cleveland's future - reaching beyond the distress: Richey Piiparinen (Opinion)

Lutheran West High School to start drug testing students

Former Cleveland Judge Angela Stokes one step away from regaining law license

Cleveland police officer pleads not guilty to attacking woman while off duty (video)


The Chicago Tribune


1 dead, 14 wounded in Chicago shootings


City awaits help from Springfield, borrows $220 million for pension payments


Chicago 10th in congestion among U.S. cities last year, according to study


This is how Chicago voters said #ByeAnita

Trump threatens ads against Ricketts family — Cubs 'not properly run'


The Los Angeles Times


Kamala Harris backs a bill that would improve disclosures on police shootings

Nearly 250 arrested, 20 hospitalized at Beyond Wonderland rave in Inland Empire

'A good villain': Trump aids Latino activists in trying to turn Arizona blue


Who gets to see police body camera footage? State lawmakers may decide this year



The Washington Post


A whirlwind day in D.C. showcases Trump’s unorthodox views and shifting tone

GOP presidential hopefuls lay out paths to nomination


Presidential candidates tell AIPAC they will stand behind Israel


Sanders pledges to extend friendship to both Israelis and Palestinians

Elizabeth Warren attacks Trump as ‘a loser’


#DoYourJob protesters challenge Supreme Court blockade

Big trouble at Teach For America?

Feds pursuing fewer drug cases with mandatory minimum penalties


Supreme Court may decide against Va. Republicans in redistricting fight

‘Landmark’ criminal justice bill delayed as its impact is questioned

Maryland school district examines racial disparities in its gifted programs

Five things to know about Anthony Brown


USA Today


In Havana, a presidential party like it's 1928

Jury awards Hulk Hogan $25 million in punitive damages for posting sex tape







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