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Today in Black America - September 27

POSTED: September 27, 2016, 11:00 am

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Today in Black History: Hiram R. Revels, the first Black American to serve in the United States Senate, was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina

The New York Times


Cohen: Clinton’s Victory Without Breakthrough

A Debate Victory Doesn’t Ensure a Real Shift in the Race

Candidates Paint Starkly Different Visions for U.S.

Race’s Divisions Are Put in Stark Relief

Holt’s Moderation Gets Mixed Reviews

U.S. Murders Surged in 2015, F.B.I. Finds

Suit Accuses Alabama of Bias in Law That Bars Some Felons From Voting

Houston Gunman With Nazi Emblem Injures 9 Before Being Killed by Police


Witness Details Origins of Bridge Plot and Links Scheme to Christie Aides

CUNY Application Fee to Be Waived for Low-Income Students

Ahmad Khan Rahami’s Father and Wife Retain A.C.L.U. to Defend Him

The Christian Science Monitor

Temperament question dominates Clinton-Trump debate

What else besides college debt will win young voters to Clinton’s side?

France confronts familiar question: How best to integrate public schools?

Charlotte street protests: Where the new South meets the old South (+video)

The Star-Ledger

Newark superintendent: 'I respect and support' football team's national anthem protest

N.J.'s a giant sweatshop of illegal temp work | Editorial

Are any of these designs the new Port Authority bus terminal?

6 surprising revelations from Wildstein's Bridgegate testimony

Menendez plans appeal to U.S. Supreme Court on corruption charges

City Hall scuffle breaks out between Newark employees

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland city lawyers cannot join Teamsters, judge rules

Tax collections in Ohio up about $100 per person; but Ohio ranks low among states

Ohio school district must allow transgender student access to restroom, judge rules

Absentee ballot requests for the general election top 800,000, more than 280,000 added last week

Want a college and major that lead to a well-paying job? See how Ohio schools rank

The Chicago Tribune

CPS enrollment takes another dip

U.S. attorney: Drag on police morale from McDonald scandal to blame in part for violence

EDITORIALS: Clinton vs. Trump: Score their debate as a cliffhanger

A deep dive into the life of the great Curtis Mayfield

The Detroit Free Press

Who won the debate? It's the wrong question

Feds investigating gender discrimination in Lansing schools

Ramsey urges more police transparency after Tulsa, Charlotte shootings

Philly cop sues 6ABC for defamation

Pa. country fair removes Nazi flag concession stand

Mom headed to prison in son's 'concentration camp' beating

The Washington Post

What Trump doesn’t seem to understand about leadership ‘temperament’

How Trump’s fortunes turned south with a rambling ‘birther’ answer

Fact-checking the first presidential debate

Here is how Lester Holt handled the first presidential debate

U. S. appeals court leaves proof-of-citizenship voting requirement to federal panel

One man’s quest to preserve the haunting black history of Pocahontas Island

Real or myth: An Underground Railroad house in the South?

SAT scores fall modestly in a year of transition for college admission test

The Los Angeles Times

Trump flinched under Clinton’s criticism, but this race is not over

L.A. Unified has almost 700 unresolved complaints about broken air conditioning

Wells Fargo faces 'top-to-bottom' Labor Department review for possible workplace violations

USA Today

Rieder: A tough night for Lester Holt

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