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Today in Black America - November 23

POSTED: November 23, 2016, 7:30 am

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Today in Black History: Inventor Andrew Jackson Beard received a patent for his rail transport coupler.

The New York Times


EDITORIAL: Questioning Donald Trump

Trump Drops Threat of New Investigations Into Clinton

Trump Seems to Retreat on Some Promises

3 Ways Trump Trade Policy Might Work

Democrats’ Leadership Fight Pits West Wing Against Left Wing

Weeks of Grumbling Led to Christie’s Fall

Dead Children and a Crumpled School Bus Leave Chattanooga Dazed

Gun Owners ‘Can Breathe Again’: Trump’s Win Emboldens Advocates

George Soros Pledges $10 Million to Fight Hate Crimes


Cuomo’s Commitment to Clemency Tested in 3 Murder Cases

Ex-Advisers to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Are Indicted in Federal Bribery Case

The Christian Science Monitor

Indiana high school offers grown-ups second chance at graduation

Many teens can't tell real news from fake, study finds

Could 'faithless electors' undermine the Electoral College? (+video)

Who sent explosive package to man living near Rittenhouse Square?

Gov. Wolf pledges $300 million to revitalize the Philadelphia port, add cranes and warehouses for cargoes and autos

U.S. Attorney who convicted congressman, terrorists and union corruption to resign

Inquirer Editorial: DA Seth Williams seems more interested in self-promotion than results

Study: Immigrants a big plus in Trump-friendly Lancaster County

The Star-Ledger

Town that denied mosque sued by federal government

Christie keeping income tax agreement with Pennsylvania

'I'm so so sorry,' ex-Rutgers football player wrote after alleged sex assault: lawsuit

Perth Amboy mayor vows to protect city's unauthorized immigrants

4 N.J. school districts settle lawsuits claiming discrimination

The Washington Post

Washington’s new normal: One Trump drama after another

My testimony about Jeff Sessions’s racist remarks kept him from becoming a judge

Trump backs away from some of his campaign promises

Editorial: Trump is right not to go after Hillary Clinton. But it’s not his decision to make.

What TV journalists did wrong — and the New York Times did right — in meeting with Trump

Judge halts federal rule that would have expanded overtime pay to millions of workers

A Muslim teen wasn’t allowed to box in a hijab, so her opponent shared victory with her

San Antonio police arrest man wanted in killing of officer targeted for ‘the uniform’

Wells Fargo must now get permission before handing executives ‘golden parachutes’

After mistrial, prosecutors say they will retry former University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder

Marion Barry’s headstone to be unveiled

Homeless population increasing in D.C.

An ice skating nonprofit provided a sanctuary for low-income kids. Now its success could be pushing them out.

Virginia man who displayed noose after Charleston shooting loses court appeal

The Chicago Tribune

Man dead, 5 others wounded in city shootings

Emanuel rushes to secure federal grant before Obama leaves office

Family, students remember Javon Wilson, grandson of Rep. Danny Davis, at vigil

EDITORIALS: Will conservatives in the GOP stand up to Trump?

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit Pistons moving downtown: 'We want to be all in on Detroit'

Ann Arbor residents 'trying to prevent future Flint water crisis'

Gov. Snyder wants to build relationship with Donald Trump

Wayne State University police officer shot near campus

Suspect arrested in shooting of Wayne State University officer

Toxic stress of poverty, violence, pain alter kids' brains

The Los Angeles Times

California's top court will review major public pension ruling

Voters narrowly reject Proposition 53 and future votes on big infrastructure projects

California transportation efforts are officially dead for 2016

California Senate candidate takes the lead in race that could hand Democrats a supermajority

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court to invite public to talk criminal justice reform

Cleveland Municipal Court reaches agreement with Arnold Foundation on bail reform

Tamir Rice's mother continues to demand justice two years after son's fatal shooting by Cleveland police

Cuyahoga County prosecutors want to create voluntary registry of private security cameras

Does Cuyahoga County's voluntary security camera registry concern you?

Suspended Sandusky County sheriff pleads guilty to felony drug, theft charges

USA Today

Harassment or Hail Mary? Electors feel besieged

Ohio men plead guilty in hate crime beating of black man

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