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Today in Black America - April 8

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Today in Black History: The South African Nationalist government bans the African National Congress (ANC) in 1960, sending the ANC leadership into exile.

The New York Times


Bill Clinton, Heckled by Protesters, Defends Record on Crime

Editorial: Financial Secrecy in Panama and Beyond

For the Wealthiest, a Private Tax System That Saves Them Billions

Tensions Flare as Sanders Attacks Clinton as Unqualified

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Bring Their Battle to Brooklyn

Hillary Clinton’s MetroCard Adventure: Swipe. Wince. Repeat.

Donald Trump’s Health Care Ideas Bewilder Republican Experts

Education Overhaul Advocates Express Concern About Bill Clinton’s Remarks on Testing

John Kasich Plans New York Ad Arguing That Only He Can Beat Hillary Clinton

A Treasury Secretary at the Center of Obama’s Most Pressing Policies


Correction Officer Charged With Beating Inmate in Bronx

New York Education Dept. Is Sued Over Violence in Schools

4 New York Police Leaders Reassigned Amid Corruption Inquiry

Bankruptcy Battle Threatens a Summer Chill in Atlantic City

The Christian Science Monitor

For Muslim-Americans, a big election about more than Trump

A young entrepreneur shows low-income teens how to launch a business

Why Democrats and Republicans are so wrong about each other

Is America changing its mind about paid leave for parents?

The Star-Ledger

Michelle Obama tours garden, indoor farm at Newark school

Christie expands supportive housing for N.J. addicts

'Jews vs. Nazis' beer pong: It's what kids at this N.J. high school are playing

N.J. bill seeks to criminalize sexual contact between teachers, students under 20

Prieto's Atlantic City plan advances despite Christie's opposition

Bill Clinton stumps for Hillary in Philly - and parries with protesters

Feds: Couple spent $1.5M from Lehigh U. frats on flashy clothes, cruise

Wolf signs orders expanding LGBT rights

Jury to begin deliberating in case of 2 cops in '13 beating

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland man wrongfully incarcerated for 39 years to receive $2.65 million from state

Tanisha Anderson's family expresses frustration, asks judge to allow civil case to proceed

Elder abuse or neglect can be reported online in Cuyahoga County

What Ohio colleges give you the best return on investment?

How businesses and governments are reacting North Carolina's ban on LBGT anti-discrimination laws

The Chicago Tribune

Could new school funding plan be start to end of Illinois' budget impasse?

CTU cancels vote, handing President Karen Lewis a third 3-year term

Dennis Hastert accused of sexual abuse by at least 4 people, sources say

8 shot, 2 fatally, in separate shootings

Obama makes his case at U. of C. for Supreme Court nominee

The Detroit Free Press

DPS board files federal lawsuit against state

Vendor in alleged school kickback scheme cuts a deal

Dave Bing's mentor program more than doubles in size in 17 months

Detroit Police announce new commanders, captains, vow accountability

The Washington Post

Panama Papers spark fight among Democrats on Obama trade deal

These 200 people could decide whether Donald Trump gets the GOP nomination

Bill Clinton gets heated with Black Lives Matter protesters over his crime bill

Is an increasingly nasty Clinton-Sanders race doing lasting damage to Democrats?

Bernie Sanders offers a comedic twist on the big banks and the 1 percent

Donna Edwards raises over $1 million in first three months of 2016

The key points you should read in Pope Francis’s major new document on family issues

In-depth conversations with canvassers can reduce anti-trans bias, study finds

The GOP can’t avoid fights over LGBT issues in the South

Md. lawmakers block Hogan vetoes, gun-board nominee

McAuliffe does about-face on economic development program

Proposed changes to school system’s English-learners program draw concerns

The Los Angeles Times

Criminal hackers now target hospitals, police stations and schools

New California marijuana czar on pot use: 'It appears there is a medical need'

Social workers charged with child abuse in case involving torture and killing of Gabriel Fernandez, 8

City attorney files suits targeting home bases for two South L.A. street gangs

USA Today

VA bosses in 7 states falsified vets' wait times for care

1,000 secret Nevada firms, and most trace to 2 overseas addresses

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