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Educator and civil rights leader Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of Bethune-Cookman College, was born in 1875.

Today in Black America - March 28

POSTED: March 28, 2016, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: Poet Countee Cullen wins Phi Beta Kappa honors at New York University on this date in 1925.

The New York Times


The Families Funding the 2016 Presidential Election

On Campaign Trail, Republicans Tone Down Criticism of Obamacare

How the G.O.P. Elite Lost Its Voters to Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s Secret Weapon: Blue-State Voters

Bernie Sanders Seizes 3 States, Sweeping Democratic Contests

Bernie Sanders Challenges Hillary Clinton to Debate in New York

Transcript: Donald Trump Expounds on His Foreign Policy Views

A Supreme Court Pioneer, Now Making Her Mark on Video Games

California Nears Deal to Adopt a $15 State Minimum Wage

Rahm Emanuel Picks Eddie Johnson as Chicago’s Interim Police Chief


Mayor de Blasio and Assembly Speaker Coordinate Closely in State Budget Fight

Digging Further Into a Water Problem

The Christian Science Monitor

Sanders wins show how election is changing American politics

How Trump could win over skeptical voters

Education's Mr. Fix-it

LGBT rights: Why Republicans and big corporations are on different sides

Four campuses where many low-income students are graduating

How does US gender pay gap compare internationally? Pretty well, study says.

The Star-Ledger

Why do men lie to their doctors? Rutgers researcher thinks she knows why

Newark Bears Stadium: From multi-million dollar dream to eyesore

N.J. teacher fired for 'excessive force' after breaking up fight

Why some N.J. schools could get less state aid in 2017

N.J. town is the face of bigotry after rejecting mosque | Editorial

After 43 years for a purse-snatching gone wrong, a juvenile lifer's chance at freedom

Man, 44, imprisoned for life when a juvenile, gets a hearing

Building boom continues to reverberate northeast of Center City

Inquirer Editorial: Public schools shouldn't have to beg for money

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland teens tackle issues during 3rd Youth Solutions Congress

Cleveland poll worker accused of pulling gun inside West Side school indicted

Civil rights martyrs in Cleveland - from the Rev. Bruce Klunder to Tamir Rice: Nicolaus Mills (Opinion)

Youngstown Mayor John McNally faces sentencing in corruption case: What to watch for Monday

The Detroit Free Press

Faces of Flint: 'I'm not going to give up'

Pistons to support Mayor Duggan's 'Grow Detroit’s Young Talent'

Organizers of Snyder recall to begin circulating petitions

Does MDEQ put economic growth ahead of people?

The Chicago Tribune

Police morale, pressure from aldermen key to Emanuel's top cop move

Charges link man's gun to 7-year-old boy's July 4th killing, 2nd shooting

3 boys among 11 wounded in Chicago shootings

Are quality-of-life issues spurring Chicagoans to move out?

Editorial: On Tantrum Day, will teachers rebel against CTU?

The Washington Post

Why some Republicans are feeling shame

Gutman: Could the urge to vote against Trump help bridge Clinton’s enthusiasm gap?

The media are losing their handle on this campaign — not that they ever had much of one

Media critic Obama is worried that ‘balkanized’ media is feeding partisanship

Dionne: Arizona’s voting rights fire bell

‘Coddled’ students and their ‘safe spaces’ aren’t the problem, college official says. Bigots are.

Should schools ask students about their sexual orientation to protect LGBT rights?

Denied because of her skin color, a civil rights advocate returns to campus to be honored

Is the Common Core past its peak and heading toward oblivion?

Maryland lawmakers want gender pay gap closed. They should look at their own payroll.

Maryland universities ramp up efforts to help students, faculty create companies

Cities begin to challenge a bedrock of justice: They’re paying criminals not to kill

Funeral for Pr. George’s officer killed in ambush draws thousands

The Los Angeles Times

News of a minimum wage hike deal in California is met with relief -- and anxious arithmetic

As California primary nears, state Democrats are uniting behind Clinton and against a common enemy: Trump

Changes could add hundreds of millions of dollars to first 29 miles of bullet train

USA Today

Guns at GOP convention petition tops 35K, Trump wants to study 'fine print'

Momentum v. math as Sanders claims victories while Clinton keeps delegate lead

She wanted to be a cop, until a cop did this

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