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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


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


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?

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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