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Today in Black America - November 9

POSTED: November 09, 2016, 1:00 pm

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Today in Black History: Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Bob Gibson of the St. Louis Cardinals was born in 1935 in Omaha, Nebraska.

The New York Times


News Media Yet Again Misreads America’s Complex Pulse

Campaign Took Relentless Aim at Institutions and Ideals

Rage and Suspicion Reign as Americans, Painfully Split, Cast Their Votes

EDITORIAL: Donald Trump’s Revolt

Opinion: Life Outside the Liberal Bubble

EDITORIAL: The Voters Abandoned by the Court

Fiscal Policy: The Trump Administration Could Test Whether Deficits Help the Economy

In North Carolina, a Governor’s Race Is Too Close to Call

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Loses Bid for 7th Term in Arizona


At the End, Divide Between Clinton and Trump Is Only a Mile

Seeking to Keep Control of New York Senate, G.O.P. Finds a Villain: Bill de Blasio

Republicans Dim Democrats’ Hopes for Control of New York State Senate

Editorial: Diversify City Schools and Make Them Better

The Christian Science Monitor

After Trump's remarkable win, can national reconciliation follow?

'Trump effect' will test global momentum on climate change

Victory of first Latina senator brings some voters hope

Can Flint be reborn through its public schools?

Supreme Court confronts racial impact of predatory loans in financial crisis

The Star-Ledger

What's next for Gov. Chris Christie now that Trump has won the presidential election

Democrats sweep elections in N.J.'s most-populous county

3 N.J. towns face federal review over asking voters for ID at polls

There's game-changing news for N.J. coming in new Congress

Armstrong: Shame on 'deplorables' who supported Donald Trump

What Trump's win could mean for Obamacare insurance coverage

Shapiro tops Rafferty in race for Attorney General

Exit polls: Blacks, Hispanics and millennials less passionate for Clinton

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Republican DeWine wins seat on Ohio Supreme Court, other race too close to call

Cleveland voters pass income tax increase by narrow margin

Three Summit County school districts pass tax increases

The Detroit Free Press

Donald Trump wins Michigan by 13,225 votes in final unofficial count

Detroit voters back Proposal B community benefits plan

Wayne County school millage gains approval

Charles Pugh sentenced to up to 15 years in prison for sex with minor

The Chicago Tribune

In Illinois, Chicago-area Clinton votes overtook rest of state

EDITORIALS: Donald Trump's revolution: Voters rebuke America's political establishment

Law clerk in 'fake' judge case wins real judge election

Duckworth reaches pinnacle of Senate nearly 12 years to day after Iraq crash

Racially charged confrontation erupts again over police shooting in Mount Greenwood

The Washington Post

A traumatic campaign produces a shocking ending

Clinton says long and bitter campaign showed how deeply divided nation is

What America’s choice of Donald Trump really means

Red flags, bad data, misogyny and all the other reasons Clinton lost — and why the media didn’t see this coming

Arizona voters end 24-year run of ‘America’s toughest sheriff’

Trump’s voters don’t actually support mass deportation

Four questions about how Trump would affect the military industrial complex

I’m a black Christian, and guess what? Donald Trump’s America is my America, too.

Election brings change to suburban Maryland school boards

Clinton squeaks by Trump in Virginia

‘Madea,’ ‘The Birth of a Nation’: These films say much about what really scares us

‘It’s been beautiful’: With rights restored, 79-year-old felon votes again after 40 years

The Los Angeles Times

Trump victory sparks angry protests across California: 'Not my president'

L.A. OKs $1.2 billion to house the homeless. Now comes the hard part

Death penalty measures: Voters say no to repealing it, yes to speeding it up

USA Today

Total global disbelief as Trump is elected president

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