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December 11, 2017

Langston Hughes’ Black Nativity opened at Lincoln Center in New York in 1961.

Today in Black America - December 12

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Today in Black History: Kenya declared its independence in 1963 under the leadership of Jomo Kenyatta.

The New York Times


What to Watch For as Voters Choose Senator in Alabama

Goldberg: The White Supremacy Caucus

Some of Trump’s Accusers Renew Misconduct Charges

Tawdry Tales Depict Congressman’s Frat House on the Hill

Hall of Famer Faulk Among 3 Suspended by NFL Network

With Harassment Cases, H.R. Is Often Caught in the Middle

New Bill Rolls Back Safeguards for Higher Education

How Russia Fanned Conspiracy Theories About AIDS

Brazil Fights H.I.V. Spike With Free Preventive Drug

Net Neutrality’s Holes in Europe May Offer Peek at Future in U.S.

The ‘Alt-Right’ Created a Parallel Internet. It’s an Unholy Mess.


EDITORIAL: New Yorkers Don’t Scare Easily

Bomber Strikes Near Times Square, Disrupting City but Killing None

Suspect in Times Square Bombing Leaves Trail of Mystery

In a Bombing’s Aftermath, Doubling Down on the Everyday

De Blasio Seeks to Turn Homeless ‘Cluster Sites’ Into Affordable Housing

Pa.'s map is so gerrymandered that random computer maps are fairer, expert says

Feds: Fake tutor defrauded Philly schools of nearly $100K

The Detroit Free Press

Racism charges follow boy's anti-bullying video

Snyder calls special elections to replace Conyers

Plea hearing scheduled in Flint water crisis

House speaker calls on MSU president to resign

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Congress members seek federal money to fight opioid abuse

Cuyahoga County prosecutor, FBI to determine if shooting of Salvation Army worker, subsequent crime spree was racially motivated

Cleveland officials investigating possible cheating on firefighters' promotional exam

The Chicago Tribune

Rauner rips 'unholy trinity' as profiting from Cook County property tax system

West Side high school students among 2 dead, 5 wounded in shootings

Apple partnering with Chicago to teach more kids to code

The Star-Ledger

Cop on federal trial testifies exposure to pepper spray altered his perception

Read the letter where Chris Christie tells Phil Murphy to take a hike

Shuttered Revel casino in Atlantic City sold, could reopen next year

5 years and $350K later, city forced to rehire whistleblower

The Los Angeles Times

The inferno that won't die: How the Thomas fire became a monster

Ed Lee, the first Asian American mayor of San Francisco, dies at 65

U.N. monitor on extreme poverty tours skid row in L.A.

The Washington Post

Inside Trump’s legal team: Trying to protect the president from Mueller’s ‘killers’

As #MeToo movement reaches the White House, some in GOP are anxious about renewed spotlight on Trump’s behavior

‘How is my daughter a pervert?’: Alabama father’s plain-spoken rebuke of Roy Moore strikes a nerve

Alabama Senate race closes with a wave of out-of-state star power

Analysis: A lot of Americans spent 2017 bailing on the Republican Party

The New Yorker fires its top Washington reporter for alleged ‘improper sexual contact’

Analysis: Senate Republicans are divided over whether to pursue Medicare cuts in 2018

Clarence Beavers, pioneering black paratrooper and smoke jumper, dies at 96

Virginia student says he was thrown out of class for not saying the pledge

McAuliffe takes emergency steps to curtail Virginia teacher shortage

Charlottesville denies permit for event marking anniversary of supremacist rally

USA Today

Charles Barkley in Alabama: 'We've got to stop looking like idiots to the nation'

Counties to watch as Alabama votes for U.S. senator

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