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December 05, 2019

The National Council of Negro Women is founded in 1935 by famed educator Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune.

Today in Black America - June 6

POSTED: June 06, 2017, 3:00 pm

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Today in Black History: First annual "People of Color" convention is held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1831.

The New York Times

National

Intelligence Contractor Is Charged in First Leak Case Under Trump


Trump Defends Twitter Use as Aides Urge Him to Cut Back

Trump Grows Discontented With Attorney General Jeff Sessions

U.S. Diplomats Stage Quiet Revolt Against President’s Policies


White House Turmoil Makes It Harder to Stay Focused, Trump Aide Says

EDITORIAL: Where Are the United States Attorneys?


Justices Act on Voting Rights and Cellphone Privacy


What a Bipartisan Paid Leave Plan Might Look Like


America’s Hidden H.I.V. Epidemic

Governor Struggles to Lead as Texas Republicans Splinter Into Factions


She’s Accused of Texting Him to Suicide. Is That Enough to Convict?


Three Michigan State Football Players Charged With Sexual Assault



Local

How Did the Subway Get So Bad? Look to the C Train


New York Police Officers Keep Vigil for Colleague Dragged by Car

Editorial: Help Poor New Yorkers Buy Transit Passes


Philly.com


Mother of Cosby accuser: 'She changed' after alleged attack at L.A. hotel

Man serving life, for murder his brother confessed to, gets chance at freedom

Cops probe possible tie in attacks on mentally challenged man, school principal


The Star-Ledger


School psychologist fired after allegedly calling girl a 'slut,' making threats

Christie finally chooses a side in N.J. Republican primary for governor


After voting for herself, Guadagno explains how N.J. polls are safe from hacking

The 6 hottest N.J. legislative primary races to watch Tuesday

N.J. pastor: Bill Maher's apology for using the N-word isn't enough | Opinion


The Chicago Tribune


Illinois overhauls its 529 college savings plans, reducing fees and adding choices

Doctor depression, suicide coming out of shadows despite 'no-talk rule'

Major video game group sues Chicago over online game tax


Gwendolyn Brooks Day recognized with 'We Real Cool' video


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Major Ohio insurer is pulling out of Obamacare market for 2018


Cleveland police officers begin carrying overdose reversal drug Narcan


Ohio income tax revenues lag estimates again in May; sales tax picks up


Oberlin council supports Paris Climate Agreement, condemns Trump

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's anti-violence measures approved by City Council


The Detroit Free Press


Genesee County official resigns over racial slur

MSU's Mark Dantonio made the choice to dismiss 3 players: 'I'm angry'


First of 3 dismissed MSU football players arraigned


People tapping Michigan's no-fault car insurance may be on hook for medical bills


The Los Angeles Times


A plan to build homes at the 91-to-110 freeway interchange is back on the table, but it has some people worried

California's top court appears divided on ballot measure to speed up executions

Voters head to the polls to pick L.A.'s next congressman in under-the-radar special election

Advocates denounce VA delays in developing housing for homeless veterans at West L.A. site


The Washington Post


In ‘Paris of the Appalachians,’ Pittsburgh isn’t buying Trump’s climate talk


The Trump administration has a recruiting problem

Kellyanne Conway had a lousy Monday. Sean Spicer’s wasn’t much better.

U.S. says it may pull out of U.N. human rights body, citing member abuses, treatment of Israel

Infrastructure was Trump’s shot at a bipartisan deal; he left Democrats waiting by the phone


The Trump effect: Everyone’s thinking of running for president


50 years of U.S. mass shootings: The victims, sites, killers and weapons

States with more black people have less generous welfare benefits, study says

Citing struggles for minority female candidates, groups vow to go all out for Georgia’s Abrams


Analysis: Were 2016 vote counts in Michigan and Wisconsin hacked? We double-checked.


Two honor roll students fatally shot in Maryland on eve of high school graduation

Former delegate Griffith announces bid to succeed longtime Maryland senator

Ben Jealous brings economic justice message to Pr. George’s Democrats

The Ku Klux Klan wants to rally in Charlottesville. Now this college town is on edge again.


USA Today

DeVos 'not going to be issuing decrees' on civil rights protections

Muslims 'outraged' by billboard that insults prophet Mohammed


New York judge arrested, led from courthouse in handcuffs







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