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E. Frederic Morrow becomes the first Black to serve in the Executive Office of the President in 1955, appointed by President Eisenhower.

Today in Black America - May 25

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Today in Black History: Civil rights icon and NAACP leader Lilly Carroll Jackson was born in 1889 in Baltimore.

The New York Times


Editorial: The White House’s Aversion to Ethical Scrutiny

Greenhouse: Election Wars at the Supreme Court

Editorial: As Statues Fall, the Specter of the Noose Rises

Top Russian Officials Spoke of Ways to Sway Trump Advisers

G.O.P. Candidate Accused of Striking Reporter Is Charged

Who is Greg Gianforte? Some Background on the Candidate Accused of Assault

A Clear Message About Those Who Lose in Health Bill

College Punishes 67 for Disrupting Charles Murray Talk

Undocumented Immigrants Targeted in Trump’s Budget

Ben Carson Calls Poverty a ‘State of Mind’


New York Democrats See Special Election Win as Good Sign for ’18

Seeking Republican Nod for Mayor, an Assemblywoman Moderates Her Image

Philly slips from fifth to sixth, as Phoenix rises

Brady: DA seized computer from city veterans office; director fired

AG Josh Shapiro challenges insurers to improve addiction coverage

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit's population still down, despite hopes

Detroit aims to target thousands of noncompliant landlords

Feds said contractor endangered children, but Detroit hired him anyway

Vitti gets an earful on teacher vacancies on first day

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago only major U.S. city to lose population from 2015 to 2016

16-year-old boy killed, 3 other teens wounded over 4 hours in Chicago

Chicago in epicenter of charter school teacher contract disputes

EDITORIALS: Sessions' wrong call on nonviolent drug offenders

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

June events for Carl and Louis Stokes: Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future

Ohio electric utility rates challenged, have cost customers billions of dollars in hidden charges

Could a new state of Western Reserve avoid gerrymandering?

Census Bureau says Cleveland's population slips to 385,809; North Ridgeville fastest growing city regionally

2016 Census population estimates for every U.S. city, county, state (database)

The Los Angeles Times

They lost their gun rights over nonviolent crimes, but Trump lawyers aren't on their side

A housing project built with shipping containers gives new life to homeless veterans

Could Wells Fargo's scandal boost mortgage discrimination lawsuits? L.A., other cities hope so

The Star-Ledger

Greg Gianoforte, Montana politico in fracas, may have N.J. building named after him

N.J. cop accused of tampering with patrol car camera

Immigration is the only thing keeping N.J.'s population afloat, data shows

Vote: Should some drug convictions be expunged?

The Washington Post

Trump asks for U.S. investigation into British bomb probe leaks

Senate Republicans have all the evidence they need to reject the health-care overhaul

Montana GOP candidate charged after allegedly body-slamming reporter

Gianforte has history of controversial views, hostile comments to journalists

Trump said he would save jobs at Carrier. The layoffs start July 20.

A Freedom Caucus Republican says the foundation of the Trump budget is ‘a lie’

On security clearance form, Sessions didn’t disclose meetings with Russians

Former Trump campaign chairman submits Russia-related documents to intelligence panels

A majority of the country thinks that President Trump is abusing his power

Of Bond, a bench and bureaucrats: How friends and family of late civil rights leader got tangled in red tape

Berliner, church leader clash over allegations of Westbard cemetery ‘coverup’

USA Today

Montana GOP candidate cited after reporter alleged he was ‘body slammed’

He’s a good guy with a gun who saved a cop's life ​​​​​​​— and he’s for gun control

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