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Today in Black America - November 25

POSTED: November 25, 2016, 11:00 am

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Today in Black America: Chicago Tribune newspaper publisher John Sengstacke was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1912.

The New York Times


Top Choices for Secretary of State Divide Republicans

Editorial: The Lawsuit Presidency

Opinion: White-Collar Supremacy

Trump Turning to Ultrawealthy to Steer Economic Policy

Postelection Harassment, Case by Case

Cause of Severe Injury at Pipeline Protest Becomes New Point of Dispute

How the American Electorate Is Changing

Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Education Pick, Has Steered Money From Public Schools

Bus in Crash That Killed 6 in Chattanooga Had Strayed From Route

A Battle to Change Medicare Is Brewing, Whether Trump Wants It or Not


A Bronx Librarian Keen on Teaching Homeless Children a Lasting Love of Books

Editorial: Race and Marijuana Arrests

The Christian Science Monitor

Can Trump and the press get along?

After election, a surge in the desire to 'do something'

Why Russians are so captivated by Trump

As US pulls back from Pacific trade deal, countries look to China

1 dead, 1 wounded in overnight Black Friday shooting at South Jersey mall

On Osage Avenue, rebuilt homes to rise again from MOVE's ashes

Hate wave: Post-election incidents reported in region

Justice on hold: A long wait for review of discredited officer's cases leaves prisoner waiting

The Star-Ledger

Woman chases, helps police catch Thanksgiving Day burglar, cops say

N.J. district replaces HS baseball coaches accused of bullying players

Perth Amboy settles sex harassment suit against ex-police chief for $150K

The Chicago Tribune

U. of I. center provides services, on-site living for student veterans

Men try to understand Chicago's violence from a safe place — jail

EDITORIALS: How Republicans can rebuild Obamacare

Activists plan Black Friday protest on North Michigan Avenue

The Detroit Free Press

Man charged with 1st-degree murder in Wayne State officer's death

Betsy DeVos: Fighter for kids or destroyer of public schools?

Feds in Detroit to prosecute hate crimes; cases have risen statewide

Teacher unions smarting after many members vote for Trump

The shocking rate of crime Detroit kids face each day

Metro Detroit charities see that needs are changing

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Housing Court program helps those in need find safe landing from eviction

New study finds links between El Niño and Lyme, gastrointestinal disease increase in United States

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge O'Donnell concedes Ohio Supreme Court race

Cleveland brings work back to its 'workhouse' with expanded community service program

Cleveland police officer accused of misusing police database

The Washington Post

Dylann Roof ruled competent to stand trial in South Carolina church shooting

Clinton’s loss is latest retreat of center-left politics in the West

Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say

Trump picks billionaire Betsy DeVos, school voucher advocate, as education secretary

The new frontier for drone warfare: Under the oceans

‘Go back to the cotton farm’: Black child was taunted, beaten on school playground, family says

This program could revolutionize homeownership for student loan borrowers

Ohio college student who plotted to kill military employee, police officers for ISIS is sentenced to 20 years in prison

Cheerleaders investigated by the University of Kansas for photo captioned ‘KKK go trump’

Worried about the administration of president-elect Trump? Try opening your wallet

D.C. Council to debate emergency legislation on campaign finance reform

The Los Angeles Times

Westside cities consider earthquake retrofitting for thousands of vulnerable buildings

Number of international students in U.S. colleges at an all-time high, and California is their top destination

Two of three men shot to death in a Compton park are officially identified

Appeals court upholds a judge's decision to toss prosecutors off a mass-shooting case

USA Today

Dylann Roof found competent to stand trial in church shootings

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