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Today in Black America - January 23

POSTED: January 23, 2017, 8:30 am

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Today in Black History: Human rights advocate, entertainer, lawyer, star athlete and scholar Paul Robeson died on this date in 1976

The New York Times


A Rocky First Weekend for Trump Troubles Some Top Aides

After Success of Women’s March, a Question Remains: What’s Next?

Trump Won’t Release His Tax Returns, a Top Aide Says

White House Pushes ‘Alternative Facts.’ Here Are the Facts.

News Media Expresses Alarm at Trump’s Declaration of War

Mediator: The Costs of Trump-Branded Reality

EDITORIAL: Donald Trump and a Sea of Empty Desks

Presidency Already Altering Israeli-Palestinian Politics

Trump’s Health Plan Would Convert Medicaid to Block Grants, Aide Says

Foreign Payments to Trump Firms Violate Constitution, Suit Will Claim

Barely Two R’s Are Taught at School That Led Tribe to Sue U.S.


In Trump’s Hometown, a Clear Message of Defiance From Women

Once a Leading Foe of Tobacco, New York Lags Under de Blasio

Editorial: A Bold Plan to Prevent Homelessness

The Christian Science Monitor

Philadelphia teachers plan 'Black Lives Matter week': Does BLM belong in the classroom?

Women’s marches: 'This is just the start'

What Sean Spicer's first news conference tells us about White House press relations under Trump

The Star-Ledger

N.J. Women's March organizers: 'Turn this into a movement'

Ex-governors set aside politics in looming climate fight | Editorial

N.J. high court slaps down Christie, mutinous towns | Editorial

On schools, fight Christie | Editorial

Jersey City council taps cafe owner for vacant council seat

Don't blame Barack Obama for his failures; blame the Beltway establishment | Mulshine

Ubiñas: What we need is a sisterhood of all colors

In Philly, 'a great progressive giant' awakened as 50,000 (mostly women) march in 'peace, love and joy'

'New normal:' With crime rates down, Pa. set to close 2 prisons

Dance takes a fond look back at Obama

The Detroit Free Press

Women's March launches 10 actions for first 100 days

Behind-bars training to help Detroit inmates find jobs in construction

The truth behind Trump, the auto industry and Mexico

Macomb County sued for not paying for sewer line repairs along 26 Mile

Michigan names 38 schools that could close over academics

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Women's March on Cleveland draws large, passionate crowd (photos, video)

Ohio lead poisoning cases go without investigation, follow up across the state

Swastikas, racist graffiti painted on Cincinnati high school

Cleveland police search for missing special-needs teen

Senator Rob Portman colleagues should heed his warning not to repeal Affordable Care Act too quickly: John Corlett (Opinion)

Ohio Supreme Court rules state can keep Libertarian party name off ballots

The Chicago Tribune

10 hurt in 3 multiple-victim shootings Sunday

EDITORIALS: Bringing a culture of accountability to CPD: Begin by breaking the code of silence

Chicago State spends money to lobby state — which isn't giving out money

Illinois, feds take on abusive student loan practices they say trap young people

Trump administration halts plan to reduce fees on FHA loans

The Los Angeles Times

How much money is your vote worth? Here's what California House candidates spent in 2016

Skelton: California is right to fight Trump. His idea of states' rights is clearly limited

The rising cost of a downtown L.A. subway project

The Washington Post

Women’s marches: More than one million protesters vow to resist President Trump

Size, enthusiasm of Saturday’s marches stir hope in Democrats

‘We’re learning the lessons that Republicans learned in 2010′: How Democrats plan to rebuild state legislatures

Conway: Trump won’t release tax returns because ‘people don’t care’

Top request on White House petitions page is a call for Trump’s tax returns

Trump injects uncertainty into fragile health insurance markets

Challenged on falsehoods, adviser says Trump team has ‘alternative facts’

Fact Checker: 4 Pinocchios for Spicer’s claims about the inauguration crowd

The traditional way of reporting on a president is dead. Trump’s press secretary killed it.

Breaking news: You can’t believe what President Trump says

Obama leaves White House without pardoning black nationalist Marcus Garvey

Maryland Democrats grumble that Larry Hogan’s stealing their thunder

USA Today

Trump prepares for busy Monday, pledges NAFTA changes, other executive orders

Watchdog group to file lawsuit over foreign payments to Trump businesses

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