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Today in Black America - November 2

POSTED: November 02, 2017, 10:30 am

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Today in Black History: The bill sponsored by Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) to make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's birthday a national holiday was signed into law in 1983.

The New York Times


EDITORIAL: While New York Mourns, the President Postures

EDITORIAL: About John Kelly’s Racist History Lesson

Driver Inspired by ISIS to Carry Out a Yearlong Plan

Remembering 8 Lives Lost in Rampage by the River

Trump Drops Idea of Sending Suspect to Guantánamo

How Russia Got Americans to Turn Against One Another

Math Problem Bedevils Republican Tax Rewrite

Lawsuit May Allow Female Accusers to Challenge Trump

Arrested Nurse Settles With Salt Lake City and University for $500,000


Truck Attack Casts Cloak of Terrorism on Final Mayoral Debate

Five Takeaways From the Final New York City Mayoral Debate

Kim Guadagno, in Her Own Words

The Detroit Free Press

Coleman Young II's message falls flat with poor voters in Detroit

Michigan House OKs bill allowing recounts only if candidate has chance to win

6 Detroit police officers under investigation for misconduct

Ann Arbor teacher accused of abusing special-needs student: 'She won't be quiet'

The Star-Ledger

From taxes to weed, every hot-button issue in N.J. this election, ranked

Racist 'Make Edison Great Again' mailer targets Asian school board candidates

Mary Pat Christie caught in distracted driving crackdown ordered by governor's attorney general

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Man found dead at vacant Cleveland home was shot to death, is city's 100th homicide of year

Ohio boards of elections open this weekend for early voting

Ohio professor apologizes for comments on Muslim student's assignment

Lance Mason's hiring by Cleveland based on his qualifications, city insists

Cleveland State University President Ronald Berkman did not initially respond to hateful fliers, university now contends

Centers for Families and Children, Circle Health Services announce affiliation to bolster services

The Chicago Tribune

Amid harassment allegation, Illinois senator loses leadership spot and a scramble to fill investigator's job

Michelle Obama: 'Hope is right in this room' at Chicago leadership summit

Barrington High girls in 'misconstrued' KKK photo sue school for defamation

The Los Angeles Times

Charges in the Russia investigation so far

The LAPD arrested 462 people in anti-Trump protests. Only three were criminally charged, Times analysis finds

House GOP tax plan would place new limits on mortgage interest deduction

The Washington Post

Trump blames N.Y. attack on weak laws, justice system

In startling break from norm, Trump urges death penalty for suspect

House GOP waffles on Trump’s promised permanent cut in corporate tax rate

Red state Democrats are not just willing, but eager, to work with Trump on taxes

Fact Checker Analysis: 4 Pinocchios for Senate Democrats claim on GOP tax plan and working-class families

Pollsters: Democrats will lose unless they turn ‘rigged’ message back on Trump

Analysis: Outrage, fear and precision targeting: The anatomy of a Russian Facebook ad

The Balfour Declaration still divides the Middle East 100 years later

For the Democrat in the Va. governor’s race, victory may hinge on black voters

Senator assails Betsy DeVos, saying her husband broke pledge to end political contributions

Signs saying ‘it’s okay to be white’ found at Maryland high school

Perspective: When she was a girl, Jim Crow laws kept her from libraries. She grew to run them

USA Today

Tax plan caps property deduction at $10,000, puts new limit on mortgage deduction

'Social lynching': Clemson University student VP says impeachment trial spurred by racism

Mayor to seize control of Philly schools — and pay for them

Blacks are like 'Isis': Ex-police chief in South Jersey faces bias charges in attack on handcuffed suspect

Here's the preliminary list of city parks, rec centers, and libraries set for makeovers

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