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Today in Black America - September 25

POSTED: September 25, 2017, 9:00 am

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Today in Black History: Academy award nominated actor and Grammy Award winning hip-hop artist Will Smith was born in 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The New York Times


Editorial: Puerto Rico Is American. We Can’t Ignore It.

Hurricane’s Impact: ‘There Will Be No Food in Puerto Rico’

Editorial: The Day the Real Patriots Took a Knee

Trump Fuels a Wave of Football Protests

NEWS ANALYSIS: A Divider, Not a Uniter, Trump Widens the Breach

NEWS ANALYSIS: Athletes Escalate a Debate on Race and Protests

Blow: A Rebel, a Warrior and a Race Fiend

New, Indefinite Travel Ban Restricts Seven Countries

Senators Revise Health Bill in Late Effort to Win Votes

Violent Crime in U.S. Rises for Second Consecutive Year


Budget Bus Lines Flout the Rules With Little Consequence

Billionaires, Bruised Egos and the Death of a Grand Project

A Rabbi, an Imam and a Message of Inclusion at a Muslim Parade

Back-and-Forth on DACA Leaves Young Immigrants ‘Just Dangling’

A Pa. lawmaker's corruption has been satlled for almost three years

Bunch: America, we need to talk about this 'police riot' in a major city

WWII vet, 97, takes a knee in support of anthem protests

Main Line commissioner under investigation

In Pa. school school-funding maze, formula for equity elusive

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Our fight against racism, homelessness starts early: Margaret Mitchell (Opinion)

More involved fathers can lift our community: Allen Smith (Opinion)

Akron couple indicted on human trafficking, other charges, prosecutors say

Cuyahoga County to spend $23,000 to replace doors at board of elections

The Chicago Tribune

How Preckwinkle's pop tax backfired

Pritzker boasts of Poshard backing, but they're a political odd couple

Defiant Mel Reynolds to go on trial today on misdemeanor tax charges

Confused about what Cook County's soda tax covers? Here's what you need to know

The Los Angeles Times

California would take biggest hit under Senate Republicans' latest Obamacare repeal plan

L.A. set to be hot market for marijuana. But there might not be many places to smoke it

Life in prison? Interrogation without a lawyer? Kids aren't little adults. Stop treating them that way

The Detroit Free Press

Concealed-carry gun debate gains traction in Michigan Legislature

Man shot in Detroit a year after release from prison in wrongful murder conviction

States of Denial: Lawmakers nationwide are trying to limit access to public information

At Mackinac, Michigan Republicans try to stay focused amid ongoing Trump controversies

The Star-Ledger

Paterson gets interim mayor after Joey Torres gulity plea

What Bill Bradley had to say about Trump criticizing athletes' protests

1 killed in Saturday night shooting in Newark

Ever wonder how much is donated to those charities on your N.J. tax return? Here's the list.

The Washington Post

Perspective: The NFL beat Trump. Soundly.

Analysis: Of course Trump’s outrage at the NFL protests had to do with race

Perspective: Why is Kaepernick taking a knee different from when Tebow does it?

In isolated mountains of Puerto Rico, residents are running out of basics

White House expands travel ban, restricting citizens from 8 countries

New details of GOP tax plan reveal focus on wealthy

Perspective: The civil rights and Vietnam protests changed America. Today, they might be illegal.

Florida governor's office deleted critical messages related to post-hurricane nursing home deaths

New version of GOP health-care bill will help Alaska and Maine — home of two holdout senators

Big philanthropists flock to D.C.’s Bridge Park project to battle gentrification

Poll: Northam leads in Virginia governor’s race; K-12 education tops voter concerns

Poll: Hogan’s approach to Trump is popular. But his approval rating has fallen slightly.

In bid to keep homes affordable, Anacostia will have its first community land trust

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser announces reelection bid

Loudoun supervisors decide not to ask state for authority over Confederate statue

USA Today

Sen. John McCain: Doctors gave me 'poor prognosis' on cancer fight

WWII vet takes knee to support black NFL players

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