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Arthur Ashe, Jr. won the men's singles tennis championship at Wimbledon in 1975, making him the first Black male to take the title.

Today in Black America - October 18

POSTED: October 18, 2017, 9:00 am

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Today in Black History: Rock and roll legend Charles "Chuck" Berry, an inductee in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, was born in 1926 in San Jose, California.

The New York Times


University of Florida Braces for Richard Spencer

Federal Judge Blocks Newest Version of Trump Travel Ban

Sessions to Appear Before Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday

Drug Czar Nominee Withdraws in Setback for Trump’s Opioid Fight

EDITORIAL: Mr. Trump’s Conflicted Regulators

2 Senators Have Deal on Health Subsidies That Trump Cut Off

Trump Says Obama Neglected John Kelly After Son Was Killed

Rosenthal: Trump’s Self-Absorption on War Deaths

Women Denounce Harassment in California’s Capital

Bipartisan Group Plans to Urge Trump to Adjust Policing Policies

Security Officers Fired for United Airlines Dragging Episode


Defiance and Levity at Menendez Trial as Doctor’s Wife Testifies

Obama’s Visit to New Jersey Caps Tour of Democrats Supporting Murphy

Brooklyn Judge Seeks to Examine Prevalence of Police Lying

Even in death, familes say, black men face bias

Bunch: This abuse by America's DAs is one of the reasons why athletes kneel

Cheltenham H.S. tries to heal after racial incident at Quakertown game

AAPD issues guidelines for using silver diamine flouride

Philly removes admissions standards for trade schools

Solomon Jones: NFL owners' slavemaster mindset underscrores their reaction to anthem protests

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

5 questions we asked mayoral candidates Frank Jackson and Zack Reed about what they'd do to solve Cleveland's lead poisoning problem

See complete coverage of Frank Jackson and Zack Reed at endorsement interview

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson says challenger Zack Reed's DUIs raise questions about Reed's judgment

Protesters ask for Zack Reed to reject endorsement from police union

Lawyer threatens to sue Ohio State University over Richard Spencer event

Reprimanded Akron Councilman Bob Hoch says ego, not race, is at the heart of council's troubles

Ohio's high school graduation "crisis" has eased - some

The Star-Ledger

How Trump is looming over N.J. governor's race -- and who that hurts

N.J. senators demand help for thousands living in failing housing

With accreditation at risk, scandal-plagued college makes fixes

Two women admit to $24M 'bait-and-switch' to scam vets at N.J. college

Obamacare sticker shock: Horizon customers to pay 24 percent more in N.J. next year

The Chicago Tribune

Dem gov. debate: Kennedy, Biss bash Madigan; Pritzker won't say if it's time for speaker to go

Emanuel budget: 15 cents more per Uber, Lyft ride; $1.10 increase in monthly phone fees

Chicago cop pleads the Fifth at trial involving mysterious shooting at his home

Walgreens expanding tech office in Chicago, doubling downtown employees to 600

The Los Angeles Times

Death toll from San Diego hepatitis A outbreak rises to 19; more than 500 cases confirmed

Trump says claim over what he told soldier's widow was 'fabricated'

Mayors say many American families would be hurt by GOP plan to kill state and local tax deduction

LAPD becomes nation's largest police department to test drones after oversight panel signs off on controversial program

L.A. moves to ban pepper spray, tiki torches, gas masks and other items from protests

County approves $1.7-million settlement over jail suicide

The Detroit Free Press

Study: Refugees added up to $295M to southeast Michigan economy in 2016

Snyder OKs law to ensure cops' misconduct is known in hiring

Gov. Snyder stepped up charitable donations in 2016, giving 42% of his income to charity

Federal judge to Flint: Time's up, pick a safe, long-term drinking water source now

The Washington Post

Second judge halts latest travel ban, says Trump’s own words show it was aimed at Muslims

Twelve days of silence, then a swipe at Obama: How Trump handled four dead soldiers

‘Totally fabricated’: Trump disputes lawmaker’s depiction of his exchange with soldier’s widow

Trump revives feud with fired FBI director, asks whether James Comey was truthful about Clinton probe

White House document alleges link between social ills and weaker manufacturing sector

McCain gives Senate GOP enough votes to pass budget, a boost for Trump’s tax plan

The results of this poll should really worry Republicans about 2018

Trump blasts NFL for not adopting a requirement that players stand during anthem

Neo-Nazi renounces white supremacist past — and comes out as gay and Jewish

U-Md. student to face hate-crime charge in fatal stabbing on campus

Hollywood doesn’t make many movies about poverty. ‘The Florida Project’ bucks the trend.

Six D.C. Council members disapprove of firm running the city’s only public hospital

Md. budget analyst: ‘The outlook is better than I expected’

‘Excessive force’: Judge rules in favor of children who were handcuffed at school

USA Today

California fires: Sheriff rips conservative media on 'crazy' arrest rumor

Miracle on Hudson pilot: Don't privatize air traffic control

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