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Dr. Franz O. Fanon, Algerian author and political leader, dies in 1961.

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


National


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


Local


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


Philly.com


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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