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Today in Black America - October 27

POSTED: October 27, 2016, 7:30 am

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Today in Black America: African National Congress (ANC) co-founder Oliver Tambo was born in 1917 in the village of Kantolo in South Africa.

The New York Times

National

What Else Is on the Ballot? Minimum Wage, Death Penalty and Guns

Republicans in Congress Fear Losses, and Then the Hard Part.

Donald Trump Allies Focus Anger on Another Target: G.O.P. Leaders

Donations to Foundation Vexed Hillary Clinton’s Aides, Emails Show


With a Politician’s Flair, Khizr Khan Tries to Push Clinton to Finish Line


Donald Trump Offers His Version of ‘New Deal for Black America’

Hillary Clinton Gains Some Ground Among Young Voters, Poll Finds

Using a South African Slur May Soon Mean Jail Time


Local


Editorial: Gov. Christie’s Shadow Over Bridgegate

In Bid to Build Trust, New York City Adds Victims’ Allies in All Precincts

As Evening Commute Gets Darker, It Also Gets More Dangerous, Officials Warn



The Christian Science Monitor

How can universities keep minorities in STEM graduate programs?

Wisconsin clerk rejects early voting site: Is that a form of voter suppression?

Do California parents want bilingual education?

Undecided voters in North Carolina: struggling but hopeful


Philly.com

Pa. legislature races the clock on session's last voting day

Armstrong: Stop trying to make Temple attacks about race

Woman who slashed DA's tires sentenced to probation, anger management


New PPA chief orders sex harassment training, hiring freeze


"In the Gayborhood, people of color are being targeted": Forum on discrimination draws hundreds


The Washington Post

1 in 4 U.S. teachers are chronically absent, missing more than 10 days of school, federal data shows

‘Invisible punishment’ hits ex-felons for life; DOJ, HUD fight blanket rental bias

For next president, a health-care conundrum looms

Mythology of ‘Patient Zero’ and how the AIDS virus traveled to the United States is all wrong, study says


Inside ‘Bill Clinton Inc.’: Hacked memo reveals intersection of charity and personal income

From Clinton supporters, a mixed reaction to the WikiLeaks emails

Here are Trump's policy proposals for 'urban renewal'

Trump pledges ‘new deal for black America’

On campus, Trump loses young Republicans — but gains a flock

Senior Md. corrections investigators out of jobs following internal affairs probe

Credit card skimmers found Monday in Fairfax at three gas pumps



The Chicago Tribune

3 dead, 3 wounded in Chicago shootings


At least 20 inmates, 2 correctional officers hurt in Cook County Jail fight

Concerns over lunch quality at Waukegan schools prompts district review


EDITORIALS: Clout vs. kids: How CPS and CTU crush students' charter school chances

State's online Obamacare exchange may have some info wrong, incomplete



The Detroit Free Press

Audit: Wayne County mileage reimbursement lacks controls

Donald Trump narrows Hillary Clinton's lead to 7 in Michigan

Upset Macomb Twp. residents call for board members to resign


Flint may be buying its water from Genesee County

Close schools because of poor test scores? Michiganders say no


The Star-Ledger

Never Trump, Never Hillary for N.J. woman running for president

Defense rests in Bridgegate as prosecutors question Kelly's version of events


N.J. voter intimidation case at center of Democratic court fight against Trump


You'll be amazed at how much cash Christie has given to Trump

Prosecutor's office reviewing councilwoman's removal of report


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


1-in-5 Ohio voters is young enough to have always had a choice other than a white man for president

Balloon carrying Cleveland son's heartfelt message to murdered father found by Canadian farmer

Racist images at Xavier University condemned by administrators, students


The Los Angeles Times

Why Gov. Brown is staking so much on Prop. 57 and prison sentences

Skelton: Tom Hayden was a role model for participatory democracy. He didn't stand on the sidelines — he jumped right in

An aide says he once arranged for $50 million in payments for Bill Clinton

How scientists proved the wrong man was blamed for bringing HIV to the U.S.


USA Today

Justice Clarence Thomas: Nation's capital is 'broken'


N.Y. corrections officer suspended over 'Power' star's selfie with inmate









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