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Today in Black America - November 28

POSTED: November 28, 2016, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: Ernie Davis of Syracuse University becomes the first Black college football player to win the coveted Heisman Trophy in 1961.

The New York Times


U.S. to Fight Somali Militants Under 9/11 War Authorization

Fidel Castro, Cuban Leader Who Defied U.S., Dies at 90

Trump Claims ‘Millions’ Voted Illegally, Citing No Evidence

Business Ties Could Shadow Foreign Policy

Combative, Populist Steve Bannon Found His Man in Donald Trump

Coal Country Has Faith in Trump’s Promises

EDITORIAL: The G.O.P. and Health Care Chaos

White Women Helped Elect Donald Trump

For Democrats, a Last Faint Hope to Gain a Senate Seat

Hillary Clinton’s Team to Join Wisconsin Recount Pushed by Jill Stein

How the American Electorate Is Changing


Scrutiny for New York Police Dept. in Fatal Shootings of 2 With Mental Illness

Dreaded by Drivers, Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Is Set for Repairs

The Christian Science Monitor

Fidel Castro: An iconic revolutionary and longtime American nemesis

Federal agencies push 'midnight' rule-making flurry under Obama

Romney, Giuliani, or someone else? Who’ll be Trump's Secretary of State?

Amid calls for recount, election experts ask: Why not audit the vote?

Chesco church members in South Africa to turn shipping container into community center

Suit leaves pre-K future in limbo

The Star-Ledger

Christie in contention for energy, homeland security secretary posts, source says

ACLU-NJ: New Jersey should build a wall | Opinion

State senators to Trump: Make Gateway tunnel project a priority

Welcome to Trumplandia: How this N.J. town reflects national trends | Di Ionno

NJPAC hi-rise finally breaks ground. What took so long?

The Washington Post

Major HIV vaccine trial in South Africa stokes hope

Trump makes baseless claim that millions voted illegally for Clinton

Clinton campaign will participate in Wisconsin recount, with an eye on ‘outside interference,’ lawyer says

4 Pinocchios for Trump’s bogus assertion about voter fraud

The urban-rural divide that bolstered Trump isn’t just an American thing; it’s prevalent in Europe, too.

Now open: The race for 2020 Democratic nominee

Why down-ballot Democrats could be in the minority for years to come

Trump could open door to expanding D.C. school voucher program, advocates say

What’s the worst that could happen with Betsy DeVos as education secretary? Two scenarios.

Black Friday weekend spending slumps, even as number of shoppers ticks up

Wells Fargo wants claims over fake accounts settled out of court

Peeling back history’s layers, exposing stories of slavery

Maryland Legislative Black Caucus wants to have more impact in 2017

The Chicago Tribune

2 dead, 5 wounded in Chicago shootings

At funeral, pastor says shooting death of Rep. Danny Davis' grandson 'a clarion call'

Conditions at state's sole women's prison 'untenable': study

Expansion of Little Village mayonnaise factory raises pollution fears

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland shooting makes 2016 one of the deadliest years in a decade

Protesters hold anti-Trump 'anti-fascist' rally in downtown Cleveland

The Detroit Free Press

Unions fear state lawmakers will close public pensions

Republican states that expanded Medicaid want it kept

Photo surfaces of Ohio State fans mocking Flint water crisis with sign

First-in-the nation school program turns boys into strong black men

The Los Angeles Times

A Californian will be the first woman of color elected to House leadership. The only question is which one

L.A. sheriff's deputies expected to be sentenced for beating inmate, covering up attack

California bar association considers ban on attorneys having sex with clients; some lawyers object

Can a child who starts kindergarten with few reading or math skills catch up?

USA Today

Teens sue Detroit cops over botched hooker sting

Grammy Museum Mississippi rises at 'ground zero' in Delta

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