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Activist lawyer Randall Robinson, founder of Africa lobby group TransAfrica, was born in 1941 in Richmond, Virginia.

Today in Black America - May 27

POSTED: May 27, 2016, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, founded by the Quakers, established in 1837, is the oldest Black historically Black college

The New York Times


Baylor Demotes Kenneth Starr Over Sexual Assault Cases

Editorial: Drowning in Email

Hillary Clinton Is Criticized for Private Emails in State Dept. Review

Emails Add to Hillary Clinton’s Central Problem: Voters Just Don’t Trust Her

California Looking Less Like a Sure Thing for Hillary Clinton

Sanders-Themed Art Show Fills Former Los Angeles Diner

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Contemplate a Debate

G.O.P. Opposition to Gay Rights Provision Derails Spending Bill

Louisiana Enacts Hate Crimes Law to Protect a New Group: Police


Atlantic City Rescue Plan Approved by New Jersey Lawmakers

New York Police Illegally Profiling Homeless People, Complaint Says

Bodies Given to N.Y.U. Ended Up in Mass Graves, Despite Donors’ Wishes

Girl Slashed in Queens Was Wrong Target, Officials Say

The Christian Science Monitor

THE MONITOR'S VIEW A year after Charleston shooting, an ongoing need of forgiveness

For Japanese, Obama's Hiroshima visit is historic – but complicated

Donald Trump vs. Elizabeth Warren: The future of political campaigning? (+video)

DIFFERENCE MAKER: How a volunteer came to lead – and transform – a group ‘gleaning’ fresh food

The Star-Ledger

Deal to save Atlantic City from financial collapse now in Christie's hands

Officers charged in inmate beating are engaged to be married

1 dead in third Plainfield shooting in 2 days

N.J. Assembly pushes ahead on $15 minimum wage for N.J.

Christie unveils major reforms to benefit N.J. charter schools

Christie administration can't give $11M to religious schools, court rules

In Fattah trial, Casey testifies for first time in a criminal case

Once again, Kane's lawyers seek to have case against her dismissed

How big a change might Justice review bring to Chester police?

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Teachers Union rallies outside school district offices

Cleveland father broke 5-month-old son's leg during beating, police say

BCI completes probe into Cuyahoga County deputy's use of force on handcuffed teen

9 shootings, 2 homicides, 24 hours: Violence stuns residents in Cleveland's East Side

Greater Cleveland Partnership opposes Cleveland-only minimum wage

Cuyahoga County top Judge Russo says he's ready to examine bail reform: Impact 2016: Justice For All

The Detroit Free Press

Gov. Rick Snyder calls for halt to internal Flint investigation

Michigan lawmakers ask governors to reject water request

Poor training, safety failures led to senior home closure

Suspect found not guilty in shooting of federal judge Terrence Berg

The Chicago Tribune

Anger throughout Capitol a day after Madigan's big budget move

2 dead, 9 wounded in Chicago shootings

Chicago's top cop on hot seat over discipline for controversial officer

McDonald's leaves door open for possibly moving headquarters from Oak Brook to Chicago

EDITORIALS: In a word, why climate change matters: Water

The Los Angeles Times

California Republicans call on lawmaker accused of assaulting his wife to resign

Essential California: LAUSD paying millions to students abused by teachers

Labor unions, environmentalists are biggest opponents of Gov. Brown's affordable housing plan

The Washington Post

71 years after the first atomic strike, Obama calls for the end of nuclear weapons at Hiroshima

Clinton’s exaggerations about Trump and Sanders on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’

Why so many Sanders supporters don’t want to be Democrats

In a Trump-Clinton match-up, racial prejudice makes a striking difference

State Dept. offered ‘standalone’ PC for Clinton’s email

Eight ‘is not a good number’ for the Supreme Court, Ginsburg says

For many poor families, housing costs are ‘out of reach’

Older people with reverse mortgages charged unnecessary fees, suit claims

Education Department proposes rules for judging schools

Prince George’s passes budget filled with investments, not cuts

A year after the shooting of Charnice Milton, police plead for help finding her killer

USA Today

Student leader with leukemia barred from graduation walk

Total health care costs for typical family will top $25,000 this year

Milwaukee schools' controversial 'Black Lives Matter' initiative approved

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