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December 05, 2019

The National Council of Negro Women is founded in 1935 by famed educator Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune.

Today in Black America - December 5

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Today in Black America: The National Council of Negro Women is founded in 1935 by famed educator Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune
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The New York Times

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The Christian Science Monitor


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The Star-Ledger


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Philly.com


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The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Home of interracial couple in Cincinnati vandalized with swastikas, hate speech

Two men injured in separate Cleveland shootings

HUD smoking ban lights fire under CMHA smokers to quit

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The Detroit Free Press


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The Chicago Tribune


1 dead, 8 wounded in Chicago shootings


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The Washington Post


Trump names former presidential hopeful Ben Carson as HUD chief

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The Los Angeles Times


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USA Today


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