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Human rights activist Ella Baker is born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1903.

Today in Black America - March 30

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Today in Black History: The 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was adopted on this date in 1870.

The New York Times


National


5 Prosecutors With a Fresh Approach


Senate Panel Vows Full Investigation of Trump’s Russia Ties

With Offices Empty, Critics Fear Trump Is Devaluing Science

In Shift, Ivanka Trump Will Become a Federal Employee


EDITORIAL: Ignoring Diplomacy’s Past and Its Future Promise

U.S. War Footprint Grows, With No Endgame in Sight


North Carolina Lawmakers Strike a Deal on Bathroom Law

Betsy DeVos Calls for More School Choice, Saying Money Isn’t the Answer

Little Sign of a ‘Trump Bump’ in the Economic Forecast

Justices Side With Free-Speech Challenge to Credit Card Fees

Good Schools, Affordable Homes: Finding Suburban Sweet Spots

3 Men on Death Row in Louisiana Sue Over Solitary Confinement


Local


De Blasio Stymied in Attempt to Pay Legal Fees With Donations

2 Christie Allies Are Sentenced in George Washington Bridge Scandal

Brand New Colossus: A Statue of Liberty Revival Amid Immigration Woes


The Christian Science Monitor

Trump’s bid to federalize cops faces roadblock: cops

First US 'microcollege' helps single moms become liberal arts graduates

Democrats pen letter to Trump on working together for health care reform. What can they achieve?


The Star-Ledger


Bridgegate surprise: Why did Bridget Kelly get less jail time than Bill Baroni?

Defiant Kelly, Baroni pledge to appeal prison sentences in Bridgegate case

Road, transit projects in all 21 counties being funded by Christie's $400 million cash dump

Family searches for answers after Maplewood grandmother killed in Newark


Town pays $243K settlement after alleged police beating

Camden mayor decides against third term


Philly.com


Luzerne County 'cash for kids' defendants finding wheels of justice spin slowly

Judge who oversaw 'kids for cash' case is missing

Swearing to tell a lie


Pa. Senate approves $15 million for struggling unemployment system

Controller: Nutter, ex-chairwoman of Mayor's Fund should pay back thousands


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cleveland Community Police Commission hires New York City prosecutor as executive director


Challenge to Cleveland activist Basheer Jones' council candidacy to be heard by elections board


Televangelist Ernest Angley ordered to pay $388,000 for using unpaid labor at Cuyahoga Falls buffet


Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan signs comprehensive civil rights legislation into law


$7.8 billion Ohio transportation budget bill passes without local government earmarks



The Chicago Tribune


Emanuel introduces ID plan for undocumented immigrants


Groundbreaking Illinois bill shifts debate over online privacy protections to the state level

The lowdown on the 'Low-Line' plan for trail underneath CTA train tracks


EDITORIALS: Team Trump's warning on federal funds: This immigration ploy would make cities more dangerous


The Detroit Free Press


Justice Young leaving Michigan Supreme Court for Detroit law firm job


Riley: America can no longer pretend that Trump presidency is normal

Fiery lawmaker Rep. Maxine Waters to visit Detroit on Friday

Cass Tech leader earns statewide Principal of the Year award


Detroit schools chief finalist: We'll compete with charters and win



The Los Angeles Times


Seattle sues over Trump's 'sanctuary cities' threat, calling his executive order unconstitutional

Hawaii judge extends national block of Trump's travel ban

Adam H. Johnson: How the media smears black victims

Senate heads for 'nuclear option' if Democrats filibuster Gorsuch nomination


The Washington Post

Who is ‘Source D’? The story of the man said to be behind the Trump-Russia dossier’s most salacious claim.

Federal judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump administration’s travel ban


GOP lawmakers trying to avert federal shutdown need Democrats — and Trump

Daunting effort to salvage GOP’s agenda falls on shoulders of one man: Mitch McConnell

Trump EPA declines to ban pesticide that Obama had proposed outlawing

Trump administration still plans to undo portions of health-care law, Tom Price says

Fox News legal analyst returns — and reiterates unproven wiretapping claims

What to expect now that Internet providers can collect and sell your Web browser history

Supreme Court relives a horrific murder that shocked Washington decades ago

Veto dance begins in Annapolis: Lawmakers send bills, Hogan has 6 days to act


USA Today


When veterans become cops, some bring war home

Focus on psych tests as more vets apply to be police


Vet hiring preference hinders police diversity











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