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Today in Black America - January 24

POSTED: January 24, 2018, 8:30 am

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Today in Black History: Historian Arthur Schomburg was born in 1874, for whom Harlem's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is named.

The New York Times


Wyatt Tee Walker, Dr. King’s Strategist and a Harlem Leader, Dies at 88

School Shooting Was Nation’s 11th of the Year. It Was Jan. 23.

Comey and Sessions Were Interviewed in Russia Inquiry

What is DACA? Here Are the Basics

Wall Is ‘Off the Table,’ Schumer Says, as Parties Adjust Stances

Senators’ Quest to Fix Immigration Is Quest to Fix Senate

EDITORIAL: Mr. Trump’s Tariffs Will Not Bring Back Manufacturing Jobs

Maine Town Fires Manager Over White Identity Comments


A Mayor, a Governor, and the Feud That Keeps New York Down

Brooklyn District Attorney Turns to Experts for Ideas on Reform

New York City Sues Drug Companies Over Opioid Crisis

Murphy Starts to Expand Access to Medical Marijuana in New Jersey

Some white peoiple in Philly are giving away money as reparations. Should you?

Pa. Republicans ask state Supreme Copurt to stay its gerrymandering order

The Detroit Free-Press

MSU faculty call for vote of no confidence in MSU President Simon

Michigan's poorest county is a summer destination for tourists

Metro Detroit doesn't have a regional transit plan

Detroit asking all food workers to get a Hepatitis A vaccine

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Heights settles with family of Ralkina Jones, who died in jail cell in 2015

Ohio among northern states to lose another U.S. House seat after next census - Out of Line: Impact 2017 and Beyond

Akron residents angry school board member John Otterman not fired, resigned

Ohio State University's suspended fraternities regaining status on campus

'Right to work' could be on the ballot in Ohio with support from lawmakers

The Chicago Tribune

Who are Illinois' 'Dreamers'?

Pritzker-Biss rivalry emerges at first televised Democratic governor debate

Rauner had meeting on back porch of governor's mansion about investment that earned him $15 million: lawsuit

Joe Walsh — who promises to vote for Chuy Garcia if he's proved wrong — is proved wrong

EDITORIALS: Resign, replace, and disempower voters. Keep repeating.

The Star-Ledger

The 35 poorest towns in New Jersey, ranked

Toys 'R' Us to close up to 182 stores, including 12 in N.J.

Ex-police chief wants apology from councilman who called him a racist

Cory Booker and Robert Menendez go after Channel 9

It happened again: Women's soccer player from N.J. bounced from team after racial slur

The Los Angeles Times

Breaking down 40 days of devastation

Veteran police advisor tapped to be the next LAPD inspector general

To prevent wrongful convictions, California considering new eyewitness lineup standards

L.A. County supervisors pick a temporary head of the public defender's office amid criticism

The Washington Post

Trump asked FBI official Andrew McCabe how he voted in 2016

Mueller wants to question Trump on Flynn and Comey departures

Top Democrats warn of ‘ongoing attack’ by Russia amid push to publish classified memo

Schumer rescinds offer to Trump on border wall

Potential citizenship question in 2020 Census could shift power to rural America

Rep. Pat Meehan, seeking to defend himself from harassment charge, calls aide his ‘soul mate’

A ‘pro-white’ town manager refused to quit over his separatist remarks. So town officials fired him.

Study finds D.C. police are using more force

Fatal Force: 2018 police shootings database

A fierce flu season pummels Washington region

Chief of D.C. secondary schools put on leave in graduation scandal

Virginia Senate passes bill to allow guns in places of worship

USA Today

Toys R Us plans to close up to 182 stores

Uber hires chief diversity and inclusion officer

Koch network launches prison reentry project

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