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Today in Black America - March 23

POSTED: March 23, 2016, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: Maynard Jackson, the first Black elected Mayor of Atlanta, was born on this date in 1938 in Dallas, Texas.

The New York Times


City Is Shut Down After Blasts at Airport and Subway

2 Brussels Attackers Are Identified

Attacks Raise Questions on Readiness

Editorial: Obama in Cuba

What Changes Minds About the Senate and Judge Garland?

Clinton and Trump Win Arizona; Cruz Picks Up Utah; Sanders Takes 2

Presidential Candidates Walking a Tightrope Over the Fight on Terrorism

What’s at Stake in Supreme Court Case on Contraception

Medicare Proposal Takes Aim at Diabetes

In Criminal Rulings, Garland Has Usually Sided With Law Enforcement

Ted Cruz’s Call to ‘Secure’ Muslim Neighborhoods Stirs a Backlash

John Kasich Warns Against Singling Out Muslims for Monitoring


New York Ethics Board Picks Ex-Cuomo Aide as Director

New York Passes Rent Rules to Blunt Gentrification

Ithaca’s Anti-Heroin Plan: Open a Site to Shoot Heroin

New York State Considers Further Expansion of Once-Illicit Activities

The Christian Science Monitor

Tapping into anxieties of white America? Trump isn't the first.

Havana speech: why foreign addresses are a hallmark of Obama’s presidency

On divided court, female justices form powerful new bloc

THE MONITOR'S VIEW How to choose a justice

The Star-Ledger

Trenton school budget lays off 164 staffers, closes school

Citing pension woes, S&P just cut N.J's credit outlook to negative

University OKs land sale for new hospital, but price now $2M higher

We don't want your bus terminal, N.J. pols tell Port Authority

New reports assess fate of high-skill jobs, minimum-wage workers

ACLU: Stop-and-frisk still flawed in city

Chair of Kenney super PAC named to city finance board

At 18, he's on Pottstown school board - and just getting started

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Strength ratings drop at two big banks in Cleveland but local banks are healthier overall (chart)

Pro-gun activist whose son, 4, shot her in back might be charged

Cleveland hospitals prepared for events like Brussels bombings, but concerned over budget cuts

Donald Trump says he has 'no control' over his supporters if they riot at Cleveland convention

The Chicago Tribune

Family of man who died in Chicago police custody files lawsuit

Chicago Teachers Union seeks furlough trade for April 1 walkout

Suspect in Hadiya's killing claims gang leader forced him to shoot

Waukegan mayor calls for resident's removal during council meeting

Feds, public to hear plan to reduce rail congestion around Chicago

Chicago-area home prices jump 7 percent; buyers struggle with low inventory

The Detroit Free Press

Snyder's Flint task force report could be released today

DPS deal offers hope for Detroit kids

Stuart Dunnings' wife files for divorce amid scandal

The Los Angeles Times

229 leaks found in state's underground gas storage facilities, most considered minor

Garcetti's top homelessness advisor leaves post after 18 months

L.A. County plans to open a sobering center for chronic alcoholics on skid row

LAPD tries to answer City Hall's lingering questions about buying body cameras

The Washington Post

Clinton, Trump win delegate-rich Arizona, but falter in Utah and Idaho

Sanders wins Idaho’s Democratic caucuses

Sanders wins Utah’s Democratic caucuses

Clinton taps into 'anger,' economic frustration

Jeb Bush to endorse Ted Cruz, calling him ‘a consistent, principled conservative’

Ted Cruz campaign’s inaccurate claim about NYPD’s program spying on Muslim communities

Report finds massive under-investment in nation’s school buildings

Is there a more apt example of trying to ‘do the wrong thing right” than in our schools?

Supreme Court deals blow to corporate push against class-action suits

D.C. mayor calls for raising minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2020

Highlights from Mayor Bowser's State of the District address

Rape allegations at Howard University spark protests, police investigation

USA Today

Report: EPA must do more to ensure safe water

Jeb Bush endorses Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for president

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