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Sammy Davis, Jr, groundbreaking entertainer, and star of stage, screen and recording artist, born on this day in 1925.

Today in Black America - November 2

POSTED: November 02, 2016, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: The bill sponsored by Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) to make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's birthday a national holiday was signed into law in 1983.





The New York Times

National

Black Turnout Falls in Early Voting, a Bad Sign for Clinton

Behind 2016’s Turmoil, a Crisis of White Identity


An Inconvenient Truth From Trump on Race and Politics

Moving Past Emails, Clinton Returns to Attacking Trump

Investigating Donald Trump, F.B.I. Sees No Clear Link to Russia


Cozy Mix of Politics and News Contaminates Both

Federal Judge Blocks Racial Discrimination Suit Against Airbnb

A Showman With an Anger That Ignites, and Limits, His Appeal

A Survivor With a Steely Resolve That Can Inspire and Inflame

Clinton-Connected Consulting Firm Sues Republican Strategist Ed Rollins


Trevor Noah Wasn’t Expecting Liberal Hatred


Local


Jurors’ Questions Hint at Division in Trial on Lane Closings


Behind Closed Doors, Measures to Reform City’s Campaign Laws Raise Concerns


The Christian Science Monitor


Behind Dakota pipeline protest: Native American religious revival


How early voting has become so politicized this election (+video)

In New York, is it time for a change in Muslim surveillance laws?

How will history judge James Comey’s email revelation?



Philly.com

Pittsburgh officers argue against residency requirement

Union rejects SEPTA's first post-strike offer


Lower Merion schools' PR problems: Lawyers, taxes . . . and sushi?


The Detroit Free Press


Rochelle Riley: Carlita Kilpatrick begins her own new life

Detroit council presses demolition officials on suspension of program



The Washington Post


Fuel prices up and down East Coast spike after Ala. pipeline explosion


Clinton, Trump are all but tied in latest Post-ABC News poll


What’s more popular than Trump and Clinton? Just about everything.

In revived email probe, Republicans see chance to not talk about Trump

‘He’s not one of us’: Trump still struggles to win over many Republicans

Chicago surpasses 600 homicides in 2016 and is on pace to have its deadliest year in two decades


Number of home-schooled students has doubled since 1999, new data shows

Six killed in Baltimore after school bus and commuter bus collide

D.C.’s Board of Education candidates want to close disparities between schools


Millennial voters help push D.C. Council to the left, ousting old-school politicians



The Chicago Tribune


Emanuel won't return $50,000 Trump contribution


Clinton aides in leaked emails: Axelrod a 'headache' to be 'neutralized'


5 people shot in Chicago in little more than an hour Tuesday

Chicago employers relax office schedules, offer incentives to get people to vote


Gannett pulls offer for Tronc, publisher of Chicago Tribune


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland police delays training on new use-of-force policies until 2017


Cleveland's "Investment Schools" improve some as they sort out what works

Cuyahoga County opens workforce resource center

27 Ohio cities, villages seek income tax increases; most blame state lawmakers: Impact 2016: Where the cuts hurt most

Canadian youth baseball team ditches Indians name, Wahoo logo out of respect for Native Americans



The Los Angeles Times

To fight childhood obesity, task force recommends screening all kids starting at age 6

Parents of Ezell Ford, who was fatally shot by LAPD officers, settle lawsuit with city


Trump's call for policing urban polls stirs defiant reaction among black voters


Proposition HHH backers try a personal approach to get homeless bond approved

L.A. County leaders form panel to oversee sheriff in a bid to restore trust


A $1.2-billion mixed-use complex in South L.A. is closer to being built, despite community opposition



The Star-Ledger

N.J. Transit meets the Legislature, reluctantly | Editorial

UPDATED: N.J. rejects Atlantic City's recovery plan, setting stage for takeover


Bridgegate jurors: Is conspiracy a crime if no intent of revenge?



USA Today


FBI surprises again, shares files on Bill Clinton pardon of Marc Rich

TV's making progress on diversity, but it's motivated by money








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