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Educator and civil rights leader Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of Bethune-Cookman College, was born in 1875.

Today in Black America - April 26

POSTED: April 26, 2017, 11:30 am

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Today in Black History: South Africa held its first all-race election in 1996, with almost 23 million voters casting ballots over four days.

The New York Times


EDITORIAL: Donald Trump’s Trade Policy Is in Disarray

Tax Plan Gives Favorable Rate to Businesses Big and Small

Tax Cuts Pay for Themselves? Revival of Contested Theory

Judge Blocks Trump Effort to Withhold Money From Sanctuary Cities

Trump Says He’ll Fight ‘Ridiculous’ Immigration Ruling

Threat of Shutdown Fades as Trump Retreats on Wall

President Plans to Unleash a Wave of Oil and Gas Drilling

How Trump’s Pick for Top Antitrust Cop May Shape Competition

Report Compares Texas’ Solitary Confinement Policies to Torture


With New Bills, New York’s City Council Seeks to Bolster ‘Sanctuary City’ Status

Amtrak Said to Weigh Extended Track Closings for Penn Station Repairs

Do Body Cameras Help Policing? 1,200 New York Officers Aim to Find Out

New York City’s Subway System Violates Local and Federal Laws, Disability Groups Say

Republican Field for New York Mayor Race Grows, Just Before Winnowing Begins

The Christian Science Monitor

Republicans control all of Washington. Why aren't they winning more?

Will GOP's tax reform prove easier than health care?

Trump tax cuts may be a hard sell in light of growing national debt

Boston sees slow progress on race in police stops

'Horrified' Council members call for cancellation of Wordsworth contracts

DA Williams blasts predecessor's legal push to boot him from office

Pa. audit finds major issues with state unemployment-system fund

Sued once over school tax increases, Lower Merion calls for another hike above state cap

The Star-Ledger

Cops seize 62 realistic-looking toy guns from Jersey Shore boardwalk shop

15 jobs more common in N.J. than in any other state

9 things we learned about Newark police federal monitor review

Freehold Borough school district to sue state over lack of school funding

Newark Unity Slate dominates school board race; 3 new faces to join the board

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Top 15 public high schools in Northeast Ohio, ranked by U.S. News

Ohio House scraps controversial plan to make teachers job shadow at businesses

Disgraced Strongsville lawyer tied to Cuyahoga County corruption scandal found in contempt

Veterans divided on proposal to make military pay into GI Bill to receive education benefits

The Chicago Tribune

Man held on $3 million bond in alleged road rage shooting on I-88

Blue Cross warns of higher exchange premiums if politicians change Obamacare rules

Illinois soda tax could cut health costs, raise $561 million in revenue annually

The FCC is about to unveil its net neutrality roll-back plan

The Los Angeles Times

Trump to reconsider national monuments created by Obama, Bush and Clinton

Trump wants to lower business rate to 15% in 'biggest tax cut' in U.S. history, Mnuchin says

Obamacare 101 — What's the big debate over health insurance cost-sharing subsidies?

For first time, more L.A. residents believe new riots likely, new poll finds

L.A. riots by the numbers: Death toll, buildings burned and the racial makeup of the LAPD

The Detroit Free Press

16 candidates file for Detroit mayor; Virgil Smith bids for council

Free Press reporter Katrease Stafford named young journalist of year

Water shutoffs hit 400 in Detroit; 17,300 more at risk

Judge denies restraining order against Detroit school board

The Washington Post

Trump blasts federal court ruling that blocks his ‘sanctuary city’ order

When a judge quotes Sean Spicer, it’s not a good sign for the White House

Analysis: In Federal Courts v. Trump, public opinion is on the side of the courts

Cabinet secretaries exasperated by unfilled posts

The Daily 202: West Wing infighting has ripple effects across the government

More lawsuits aimed at Fox News — this time alleging racial discrimination

Democrats see collusion. Republicans see spying. Here’s what Americans think about Russia and the U.S. election.

White House, GOP lawmakers said to be nearing a health-care deal with the Freedom Caucus

4 reasons Obama’s $400,000 Wall Street speech is a bad idea

Maryland rampage suspect pleads guilty in murders of strangers

Tech entrepreneur from Baltimore is first Democrat to enter Md. governor’s race

Northam launches first sustained TV ad of 2017 governor’s race

Trump expected to order study of federal role in education

Question: How do we get black men involved in their communities? Answer: They already are.

Howard board, superintendent in legal battle as they run county school system

USA Today

A disturbing sex trend called 'stealthing' is on the rise

Trump executive order could rescind national monuments

Showtime for Net neutrality: FCC chief to lay out plans for repeal

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