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

Today in Black America - December 9

POSTED: December 09, 2016, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: P.B.S. Pinchback becomes the nation's first Black governor on this date in 1872 in the state of Louisiana.

The New York Times

National


The Riddle of Prison Sentencing

Trump Picks Fast-Food Executive for Labor Secretary

Editorial: Andrew Puzder Is the Wrong Choice for Labor Secretary

Where Trump’s Cabinet Picks and Americans Differ

‘Cyberbullying’ of Union Leader on Twitter Draws Fire

E.P.A. Pick Won’t Undo All Climate Efforts, Experts Say

Mapping Three Decades of Global Water Change


Where ‘Depression and Rage’ Intersect in Chicago

Libraries Become Unexpected Sites of Hate Crimes

Federal Judge Clears Way to End Michigan Recount


Local


Police Pledge to Film Interrogations Is Unmet After Three Years


New York Charters Enroll Fewer Homeless Pupils Than City Schools


Mayor de Blasio Calls Steam-Burn Deaths of Toddlers a ‘Freak Accident’

Andrew Cuomo Says He Met With Federal Prosecutors About Aides’ Corruption Case


Governors Compromise on Port Authority Plan. Commissioners Don’t Go Along.



The Christian Science Monitor


Black woman who fought segregation to be face of Canada's $10 bill


Portland to tax CEOs who earn 'too much,' a first for income inequality fight


How should the news media talk about the 'alt-right' movement?

At dawn of Trump era, political center sees an opening


The Star-Ledger


Lawmakers push to expand N.J. pension investments to Transportation Trust Fund

Large group of teens brawl at N.J. mall; 1 arrested, 1 injured

School bus cameras: Sensible idea, but a money-grab | Editorial

N.J. couple files discrimination suit against Barneys, report says


Rogers shows shades of Trump as he enters N.J governor's race


Philly.com


Philly adopts new limits on sales of cigarettes and tobacco


Pa. college faculty approve contract


Philly Clout: Did Fattah get railroaded by federal judge?


Fattah lawyers: A 17-to-22 year sentence for ex-congressman would be 'unnecessarily harsh'

Ubiñas: For 11-year-old South Philly girl, a prison visit means everything



The Detroit Free Press


Program helps men learn to be the dads they want to be

Sex ed program goes far beyond sex, succeeds by meeting basic needs

Michigan owes Green Party's Stein a refund since ballot recount stops



The Chicago Tribune


American Dream collapsing for young adults, study says, as odds plunge that children will earn more than their parents

1 dead, at least 8 wounded in city shootings


2 Chicago cops resign in face of firing over off-duty beating a decade ago


Officials ignored 3 decades of lead warnings at low-income housing complex


USDA issues scaled-back healthy food requirements for food stamp stores



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Black Lives Matter, lawyers' group call for tough investigation of Hudson police shooting

President Barack Obama's statement on the death of Sen. John Glenn


Tributes pour in for U.S. Sen., astronaut John Glenn


Businesses are quiet as Ohio debates high school graduation requirements

Man with Down syndrome frustrated Cleveland police officers haven't been disciplined in use-of-force case

Ohio Supreme Court upholds convictions of mass murderer Anthony Sowell



The Washington Post


Trump era confronts organized labor with gravest crisis in decades

How Trump appealed to white, evangelical voters


Fact Checker: Manufacturing jobs fell under Obama despite his claim


GOP ready to launch aggressive probe of Russia, despite collision course with Trump

After Supreme Court’s pauses, Alabama executes man for killing store clerk


She became the nation’s first Somali American lawmaker. A month later, she was harassed in a D.C. cab for being Muslim.

Poll: A majority of Americans say Muslims face ‘a lot’ of discrimination

Some blamed ‘BLM’ for a house fire. Officials say it was started by the firefighter who lived there.

Just before Trump blasted Air Force One deal, Boeing pledged $1 million for inauguration

Education Department civil rights officials urged to work through ‘tough times ahead’

American Dream collapsing for young adults, study says, as odds plunge that children will earn more than their parents

Nominee to lead D.C. schools says he is ready to tackle the system’s biggest problems

Whistleblower suit: D.C. employee fired after refusing to steer contracts to Bowser donor



The Los Angeles Times


Without these ads, there wouldn't be money in fake news

Stanford class pulls students out of the tech bubble and into the real world of government bureaucracy

L.A. City Council to award lucrative trash-hauling contracts

Did Oakland do enough to address the many warehouse danger complaints?



USA Today


Charleston shooting witness: 'I was just waiting my turn'


Here's how much of his own money Trump spent on his campaign









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