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Today in Black America - April 27

POSTED: April 27, 2016, 6:00 am

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Today in Black History: Human rights activist and author Coretta Scott King, wife of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was born on this date in 1927 in Heiberger, Alabama.

The New York Times


Donald Trump Sweeps 5 States; Hillary Clinton Takes 4

Pulling Away From Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton Is Turning to the Fall

Why Donald Trump Is Probably Two Pivotal States From Victory

Bernie Sanders to Reassess Candidacy After Tuesday’s Vote, but He’ll Stay in Race

Bernie Sanders’s Supporters Consider Where to Turn if His Bid Fails

Opponents of North Carolina’s Voter ID Law Appeal Ruling

Warrantless Surveillance in Terror Case Raises Constitutional Challenge

The Path to a Sentence for Dennis Hastert

Test Scores Show a Decline in Math Among High School Seniors


De Blasio Unveils New York Budget Focused on Savings and Fixes

Report on de Blasio Election Spending Is Full of Details and Holes

Revised Plan to Speed Up New York’s Backup Water Delivery System

The Christian Science Monitor

Amid growing effort to help ex-cons, a small but powerful step

Here's your daily reminder of how Donald Trump is blowing up GOP

THE NEW ECONOMY: How are Millennials faring financially? The good and the bad.

The Star-Ledger

Special judge to review N.J. drug cases after lab tech accused of faking results

Christie stands behind Trump once again at victory speech

Should Atlantic City mayor and other top officials take pay cuts during crisis?

Nonprofit friends group target of AG's office raids, official says

Hackensack's police director resigns after 3 years

Baraka blames potential Newark tax increase on state's 'bad decisions'

Fattah concedes, Evans will be Democratic nominee in the 2nd

Woman alleging civil rights were violated wins her case

Phila. voters OK permanent panel on black men's challenges

Judge asks agency to justify seizure of A.C. piano tuner's house

Samuel Staten Sr., labor leader, 80

The Washington Post

Van Hollen defeats Edwards in bitter primary for U.S. Senate in Maryland

How Donald Trump dominated Tuesday’s primaries

The 2016 election has claimed its first incumbent loser: Rep. Chaka Fattah

Clinton, Sanders look to West Virginia after April 26 primaries

New technology education program aims to recruit minority middle school boys

U.S. high school seniors slip in math and show no improvement in reading

How North Carolina became the epicenter of the voting rights battle

Educators want to pair math and music in integrated teaching method

After Flint crisis, Senate Democrats call on Congress to pay for lead testing in U.S. schools

Mitsubishi says it has used misleading fuel-economy testing methods for 25 years

This study found race matters in police shootings, but the results may surprise you

In battered Baltimore, Catherine Pugh wins the Democratic mayoral primary

Brown wins Maryland’s 4th District Democratic primary

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Activists pack license hearing for Ohio abortion clinic

Tamir Rice case retrospective: 'It should not have happened'

Tamir Rice's mother to give keynote speech at May 4 Kent State commemoration

The Detroit Free Press

Reacting to Flint crisis, EPA launches U.S. drinking water study

Detroit has highest concentrated poverty rate among top 25 metro areas

Detroit to resume water shutoffs May 1; help available

$16.1 billion education budget passes House

Ex-councilman Charles Pugh starts paying, drops appeal in sex case

The Chicago Tribune

Prosecutors not holding Hastert's alleged lies against him at sentencing

Facing sentencing, Hastert could be ordered to undergo sex offender exam

Evanston-Skokie school district committed to dismantling racism in education system, board member says

Community groups, businesses promote Lucas Museum job opportunities

The Los Angeles Times

Essential California: L.A. County jail reformer leaves post

Medi-Cal will soon cover immigrant children here illegally, but adults pose a bigger test

L.A. County supervisors pass ban on travel to North Carolina

USA Today

Civil rights leader Samuel Billy Kyles dies; was with MLK in Memphis

Facing up to the sad! reality of Trump and Clinton: Mastio and Lawrence

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