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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
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The New York Times

National

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



Local


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.com


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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