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Today in Black America - September 15

POSTED: September 15, 2016, 8:30 am

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Today in Black History: Four Black girls are killed in the bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church by white supremacists in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963.

The New York Times


Poll Shows Tight Race for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

Colin Powell, in Hacked Emails, Shows Scorn for Trump and Irritation at Clinton

Hillary Clinton Returns to the Campaign Trail Amid Health Questions

How the Trump and Clinton Child Care Plans Stack Up

Union Leader of New Hampshire Endorses Gary Johnson Over Donald Trump

Donald Trump Gets Cool Reception at Black Church in Flint, Mich.

New Librarian of Congress Offers a History Lesson in Her Own Right

20 Marines at Parris Island May Be Punished in Hazing Inquiry

A Rebounding Economy Remains Fragile for Many


Jurors Picked for Bridge Scandal Trial as Opinions About Chris Christie Are Aired

Niou’s Victory Spotlights the Diverse Communities Living in Lower Manhattan

Parents Renew a Personal Push to Compel CPR Training for Police in New York

$100 Million Awarded in Contest to Rethink U.S. High Schools

SUNY to Stop Asking Applicants About Felony Convictions

The Christian Science Monitor

Enduring mystery of US recovery: men without work

What an Ohio town reveals about the decline of hope in US politics

The Politics of US: The shrinking middle class

Want kids to show up to school? Embed a mentor there

The Star-Ledger

Christie: Bridgegate's 'a factor' why I'm not Trump's VP

Are these New Jersey's 7 biggest financial blunders?

Lawmaker: N.J. residents need to know more about northern casino plans

Paterson council mulls no confidence vote against mayor, report says

Struggling Atlantic City may default on state loan

Kenney's pick to lead ZBA resigns; action comes 3 weeks after FBI raids his office and home

First black-owned shopping center gets historical marker

Study: Pa. school-funding reform plan a failure

Voters pick lawyers over cops: Democrats oust Wilmington mayor, county boss

Court weighs when public can view state police videos

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

State report cards on Thursday will have both new and lower grades for schools, districts

Ohio bar moves to disbar former Cuyahoga County judge Lance Mason, convicted of beating wife

Cleveland schools have historically fought through challenges, CEO Eric Gordon says in his State of the Schools speech

Cleveland police officers deny wrongdoing in Tanisha Anderson lawsuit

The Detroit Free Press

What Ford's big news means for Michigan

Detroit treasures to star at national African American museum

Donald Trump visits Flint church, water plant

Hillary Clinton campaign woos voters at southwest Detroit taco trucks

The Chicago Tribune

New Smithsonian African-American museum a powerful statement on black experience in America

Illinois food stamp recipients may be able to shop online starting next summer

Harriet Tubman will join diverse group of women on world's currency

EDITORIALS: Who'll make the case for children in Illinois?

The Washington Post

African American Museum tells powerful stories — but not as powerfully as it could

Is America still great? Clinton and Trump voters have starkly different views.

Hillary Clinton is only up 2 points on Gary Johnson with young voters in a new poll

Gary Johnson nets third newspaper endorsement — this time in New Hampshire

The ugly choice American cities face

Voting is easy in Nevada, but many still don’t participate

Trump supporter’s lament: ‘I’m doing worse than my parents’ generation.’

Teens share unequal pay experience

America has a teacher shortage, and a new study says it’s getting worse

D.C. Democrats to fill at-large council seat vacated by Vincent Orange

MGM casino revenue redirected to boost school’s vocational programs

Alexandria mayor promises to keep tight rein on Confederate discussion

The Los Angeles Times

Sunlight is the best disinfectant — and in California's Legislature, there's a lot to disinfect

DWP customers will have to keep waiting for refunds

Mayor Eric Garcetti promises free community-college tuition as Jill Biden helps launch L.A. initiative

USA Today

Ohio police: Officer shoots, kills 13-year-old who drew BB gun

Top insults from Colin Powell's hacked emails

National poll: Clinton leads Trump, but gap narrowing

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