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Arthur Ashe, Jr. won the men's singles tennis championship at Wimbledon in 1975, making him the first Black male to take the title.

Today in Black America - March 1

POSTED: March 01, 2017, 9:00 am

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Today in Black Histiory: Mississippi Senator Blanche K. Bruce, a Black Republican elected during Reconstruction, was born on this date in 1841.

The New York Times


Hinting at Shift in Immigration Policy, Before Sticking to Party Line in Speech

Trump Seesaws on Status for Undocumented Immigrants

Fact Check: Trump’s Address to Congress

5 Key Takeaways From the Speech

Voters’ Reactions: ‘Today, He Acted Like a Politician’

EDITORIAL: Visions of Trumptopia

Trump’s Trade Retreat Could Hurt Push for Labor Rights Abroad

Barring Reporters From Briefings: Does It Cross a Legal Line?

After 130 Years, Harvard Law Review Elects a Black Woman President

Was Texas Voter ID Law Biased? Justice Dept. Stays Out of Argument


New York Expects Fewer Foreign Tourists, Saying Trump Is to Blame

Remembering a City Where the Smog Could Kill

De Blasio Calls for ‘Blood-and-Guts’ War on Homelessness. Is His Gutsy Enough?

The Christian Science Monitor

AP-NORC poll: Teens cynical about politics, yet many remain hopeful

Trump signals a US shift from 'soft power' to military might

Ohio review finds evidence of non-citizen voting – in very small numbers

Trump says GOP is now party of the working class. Is he right?

White House taking steps to repeal Obama-era EPA water rule

The Star-Ledger

Fact-checking Christie's final N.J. budget speech

Christie drops plan to overhaul school funding, issues new challenge

The 20 fastest growing towns in New Jersey

N.J. among the worst states for high numbers of C-sections

U.S. Constitution still finds respect in N.J. - for now | Editorial

9 fantastic ways N.J. residents of the future could commute

Eleven taken into custody at 'Tuesdays with Toomey' protest in Center City

Unemployment call center wait stretches to two hours

Pa., N.J. among brokest U.S. states

Facing Council criticism, Kenney administration shifts on Rebuild

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Who are the 700,000 Ohioans receiving health insurance under Medicaid expansion?

Lawmakers propose naming Cleveland's Opportunity Corridor after Louis and Carl Stokes

Protesters demand police union president's resignation from community police commission

Cuyahoga County Council questions financing plan for Quicken Loans Arena renovations

Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan floats income tax increase: See State of the City highlights

ACLU sues Cleveland, says panhandling laws are unconstitutional

The Chicago Tribune

Trump again assails Chicago gun violence in speech to Congress

EDITORIALS: What Trump's administration can do to help Chicago

6 wounded in city shootings

Attorney General Lisa Madigan snubs Trump to boycott policies

1 dead, 14 hurt after tornado hits Ottawa: 'My whole neighborhood is pretty well destroyed'

New Trier civil rights seminar day inspires dialogue

The Detroit Free Press

Trump's speech hits on Michigan themes: Autos, cities, Obamacare

200 clergy members protest hike in Detroit water and drainage fees

Lawsuit filed over suicide of inmate at Michigan's only women's prison

Plymouth clerk's anti-Muslim post investigated, city manager says

The Los Angeles Times

A big shift in tone, but tough choices left to Congress

Election? What election? Apathy abounds as L.A. vote nears

Meet Daryle Jenkins, the activist who digs up dirt on the far right

Judge to decide restraining order to protect L.A. police commission president against Black Lives Matter protester

UC Riverside ranks among nation's best in promoting African American student success, study finds

USA Today

Top takeaways from President Trump's first address to Congress

Fact-checking President Trump's first address to Congress

Analysis: After a hostile takeover, it's Trump's party now

The Washington Post

In first joint address to Congress, Trump wins high marks for his steady, muscular tone

Maiden address filled with numerous inaccuracies

Possible budget cuts to State Dept., foreign aid draw bipartisan opposition

The Trump presidency ushers in a new age of militarism

A tale of two speeches: The contradictions of Trump’s presidency

Winners and losers from Trump’s big speech

Trump’s surprisingly presidential address, annotated

Trump expected to sign new travel ban that exempts current visa holders

‘Down with Trump’ signs and tears at funeral for Kansas shooting victim in India

Analysis: ‘Totally nuts’: Senators blast DeVos for historically inaccurate comments about black colleges

ACLU sues D.C. police for warrantless arrest of transgender activist

Trump moves program on historically black colleges into the White House

New spot for Confederate statue: site of historic ferry

Ben Jealous ‘seriously’ considering a run for Maryland governor

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