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Today in Black America - September 22

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Today in Black History: Dr. Ralphe Bunche, Harvard professor, became the first Black to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 1948 for mediating the Middle East conflict.

The New York Times


Opinion: California’s Sexual Assault Law Will Hurt Black Kids

Puerto Rico Faces Mountain of Obstacles on the Road to Recovery

Mexico City Was Built on an Ancient Lake Bed. That Makes Earthquakes Much Worse.

Battle Over Confederate Monuments Moves to the Cemeteries

Facebook to Turn Over Russia-Linked Ads to Congress

Trump Moves to Widen Sanctions Against North Korea

Skadden, Big New York Law Firm, Faces Questions on Work With Manafort

Hernandez’s Brain Was in Worst Shape for Player His Age


Black Detectives in New York Were Bypassed for Promotions, Panel Finds

Justice Dept. Declines to Sue N.Y.P.D. Over Discrimination

In New York Suburbs, Plenty of Democrats — Just Not at the Top

In Rape Case at Rikers: Did Guards Turn a Blind Eye?

Men pay a price in poorer health when wives earn more, Rutgers study finds

Counties still smarting from last Pa. budget impasse, fret yet again

Poll: Trump's GOP support slips in Pa. but core base sticks with him

Tate-Brown's mother drops suit over Philly police shooting death

The Star-Ledger

Male officers strip searched me, put me in jail with men, woman says in suit

Christie: Republicans in denial over drug addicts in their communities

Opponents of Christie's bail overhaul lose another round in court

NTSB: No evidence train engineer had been tested for sleep disorder in 2016

She is Newark's community warrior and servant | Carter

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Program used to enroll Ohioans in Medicaid, Obamacare exchanges to shut down, cause layoffs

Students in apprenticeship programs can have tuition covered at Cuyahoga and Lorain community colleges

Cleveland woman found guilty in drive-by shooting tied to boy's fatal stabbing

Ohio ranks 8th among U.S. states in registered weapons; gun manufacturing near record high, ATF says

Federal funding cuts inhibit local efforts to enroll Ohioans in Medicaid, Obamacare exchanges

The Chicago Tribune

Feds: Chicago gang members killed six in conspiracy to control drug trade

1 dead, 6 wounded in West, Far South Side shootings

Illinois Democrats in Congress criticize GOP health care plan, Republicans mum ahead of possible vote

DAHLEEN GLANTON: Obama's promises for presidential center may not be enough this time for African-Americans

The Detroit Free Press

Politicians drop big money on Mackinac Island, records show

Cops: High school teacher stole homecoming money, spent $90K+ at Detroit casino

Doctor: Change in Flint's water most likely explanation for Legionnaire' disease outbreak

After 7 years without a library, Detroit school gets one with Pistons' help

The Los Angeles Times

Here’s what earthquake magnitudes mean—and why an 8 can be so much scarier than a 6

Two top candidates for California governor have been touting their healthcare wins. Here's what they really did

LAPD union sues Chief Charlie Beck, city over complaint forms

These 10 L.A. high schools are the best at getting their graduates to college

The Washington Post

Kim reacts to Trump, says he will ‘tame the mentally deranged U.S. dotard with fire’

Haley emerges as Trump interpreter and megaphone, spurring talk about her future

Video shows Florida child care workers taunting, throwing objects at 8-year-old autistic boy

Climate-change terms have been altered in another corner of the EPA’s website

Analysis: America’s tech entrepreneurs are Democrats not libertarians, but they may be changing the Democratic Party

How Tom Price decided chartered, private jets were a good use of taxpayer money

‘Insanity’: New ad pressures Murkowski, four other senators to oppose health bill

Federal estimate shows states’ big win-loss gap by 2026 under Cassidy-Graham bill

Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz: America 'needs to become more compassionate'

‘I need this’: At a job fair with Eric Holder and Howard Schultz, hundreds of young people get on-the-spot offers

Sheika Reid joins race for Ward 1 D.C. Council seat

USA Today

After one year, the Smithsonian's black history museum is becoming a cultural mecca

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