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Today in Black America - May 6

POSTED: May 06, 2016, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: Robert Abbott launches the Chicago Defender newspaper in 1905 and begins a golden age in the life of the Black press

The New York Times


Donald Trump Reaches Out, Quietly, to Republican Establishment

With Nomination in Hand, Donald J. Trump Now Seeking a Hand

Paul Ryan Says He Is ‘Not Ready’ to Endorse Donald Trump

Trump Naysayers: How Wrong They Were

Bernie Sanders Pledges to Keep Jobs in Coal Mining Areas

Opinion: A White Church No More

North Carolina Officials Say They’ll Defy Federal Deadline on Bathroom Law

2 Big Labor Unions Share Efforts to Gain Power and Scale

State’s Attorney Seeks Recusal in Chicago Officer’s Trial

James Haughton, Who Fought Racial Barriers in Building Trades, Dies at 86


De Blasio’s Press Secretary Says She Will Quit

Top State Senator Attacks de Blasio on School Control Push

Lifeguard Pensions Questioned as Atlantic City’s Finances Falter

The Christian Science Monitor

In South, defiance on bathroom laws shows signs of wavering

Echoes of Flint in Detroit schools standoff

Is the Republican establishment now a third party?

Is there a right way to talk about climate change?

The Star-Ledger

Christie: I'll reach out to Paul Ryan on Trump

Man killed in Jersey City had 8 children, family says

Atlantic City drama explodes as Prieto calls off vote on rescue bill

Trenton's plan to float $4.7M bond for unpaid taxes gets initial OK

Bergenfield to test public drinking water after lead found in 6 schools

Philly district ending deal with subs contractor

Man gunned down outside Camden funeral home

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Environmental groups file lawsuit asking EPA to regulate fracking waste

East Cleveland serial killer Michael Madison convicted on 13 counts: 'He will never do this again'

Akron man repeatedly kicked 3-year-old daughter, police say

Ex-Cleveland Brown Reggie Rucker charged in Highland Hills golf course scuffle

Cuyahoga County Council addresses concerns about homeless shelter for women

Women inmates learn culinary skills to help them find jobs

The Detroit Free Press

Rhodes: Detroit teachers' sick-out hurt children, angered lawmakers

White House explains Obama's remarks on lead exposure

Rick Snyder says Obama drinking Flint water will help rebuild trust

2 more Detroit principals plead guilty to cheating kids for gift cards

The Chicago Tribune

Alvarez requests special prosecutor in Laquan McDonald shooting by police

Cops rarely punished when judges find testimony false, questionable

Morning Spin: Emanuel, CPS CEO Claypool prickly about their children attending private schools

Inmate sues over beating in Cook County Jail caught on video

In Lucas fight, parks group stands firm in its mission

The Washington Post

Ryan says he is ‘not ready’ to back Trump, deepening GOP divide

GOP establishment splits over supporting Trump

In wake of nomination victory, Trump travels to welcoming West Virginia

Clinton does not back Obama trade vote in post-election congressional session

'Little Miss Flint' meets the president, is adorable

Why is Hillary Clinton doing worse among whites now than in 2008? Racial attitudes.

President Obama just commuted the sentences of 58 people. Here are their names.

Obama’s elusive promise to deliver 1 million new manufacturing jobs

D.C. teachers protest salaries and failed contract negotiations

Mass. crime chemist admits daily drug use in lab, sparking a second scandal

High-level Prince George’s schools official up for job in Nashville

D.C. abandons plan to pay criminals to stay out of trouble

The Los Angeles Times

Voting has gotten tougher in 17 states, and it could alter elections

Why so few take paid parental leave

Lazarus: Will hospitals reject California's assisted suicide law?

Bail is set at $3 million for two brothers accused of beating a homeless man to death

USA Today

Jobs report could complicate Fed’s rate plans

Police: Fake millionaire steals house for girlfriend

Police supervisor put on leave after arrests at school

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