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Today in Black America - January 5

POSTED: January 05, 2017, 10:30 am

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Today in Black History: Noted scientist Dr. George Washington Carver died on this date in 1943.

The New York Times

National

‘I Am Not Sorry,’ Charleston Killer Wrote in Manifesto


For Casey Affleck and Nate Parker, the Glare Varies

EDITORIAL: Republicans Are Courting Disaster on Health Care

The 4-Step Plan to Repeal Obamacare

Edsall: Do Republicans and Democrats Know What They Stand For?

Russia Looms Large Before Senate Hearing on Hacking


How to Predict Gentrification: Look for Falling Crime

Michael Eric Dyson Believes in Individual Reparations

Unexpected Candidacy Upends Virginia Democrats’ Plans for Key Governor Race

4 Questioned After Video Shows Racially Charged Beating in Chicago

Women and Minorities Make Slow Progress in Filling Ranks at Law Firms


Local

Shootings in New York Fall to Lowest Number Since the ’90s


L.I.R.R. Crash in Brooklyn Injures More Than 100

One Last Big Project Begun, New York City’s Planning Chief to Step Down

Rockefeller Foundation Picks Rajiv J. Shah, a Trustee, as President



The Christian Science Monitor


The obvious Obamacare problem no one's talking about

In Michigan, a test case for US public schools under Trump?


Why 'Father of the 401(k)' says he regrets pushing the retirement plan

Vermont governor pardons 192 marijuana offenders. Will other states do the same?

He called himself a ‘bad kid.’ But as an adult, he drew on that to do good.


Philly.com


What's holding up Wolf's nomination of Estelle Richman to SRC?

Tired of waiting for Washington, some Philly business are increasing their minimum wage

FOP boss blasts DA for declining to charge girl in brawl with police


Auditor general calls PPA payment to Fenerty 'excessive and inappropriate'

Little League requiring criminal background checks



The Star-Ledger


Christie finds bright side to losing White House race | The Auditor


Debt collectors take on lawyers in what may be N.J.'s least empathetic lawsuit


N.J. rookie lawmaker Gottheimer already bucking fellow Democrats

Hey, Christie! Cities need a sales tax break, not a hike | Editorial

Atlantic City mayor urges Icahn to sell Trump Taj Mahal casino building

Christie signs bipartisan bill to boost small businesses


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Local, national police departments skeptical of deputizing officers after Trump proposal


Cleveland police union president again attacks city's use of force settlement

Daryl Rush, Cleveland community development director and 'industry guru,' dies at age 59


Gov. John Kasich signs opioid abuse prevention bill


East Cleveland council appointments illegal, law director says



The Chicago Tribune


Chicago police consider hate crime charges in Facebook video of attack

Emanuel avoids fight with McCarthy over '60 Minutes'

To buy or rent? In the Chicago area, both press the limits of affordability

JOHN KASS: The Chicago Outfit, Chicago police and the silence of consent.



The Detroit Free Press


Did test hole bored 4 decades ago cause Fraser sinkhole?

Charlotte official claims lead fittings used in water system

Warren Evans' chief of staff leaves job to become consultant


Police: Detroit carjackings down 30% but homicides up 2%


The Washington Post


How white Christian nostalgia drove small-town America to Trump

4 in custody after Facebook video shows group attacking man while railing against Trump and whites

Black teen who was slammed to the ground by a white cop at Texas pool party sues for $5 million

A teen spread a racist video of a black classmate eating chicken. Both face criminal charges.


Two soldiers are missing. Their families say the Army refused to look for nearly two weeks.

Introducing Anne Kirkpatrick, just hired to fix Oakland’s ‘frat house’ police department


Cancer death rate drops 25 percent from 1991 peak, still higher for men than women

Secretary of State John F. Kerry’s exit memo is filled with policies that Trump could undo

‘I’m a college student, but I was treated like a criminal. How can I not incorporate that into my world view?’

Montgomery parents press officials on curbing hate incidents


The Los Angeles Times


Private-sector job growth slows, jobless claims plunge in mixed labor market data

Marijuana is legal in California. Now politicians and pot pushers need to help keep it out of kids' hands


USA Today


Sears closing 150 stores, selling Craftsman in attempt to survive







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