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Today in Black America - February 9

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Today in Black History: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. met with President Lyndon Johnson on this date in 1965 to discuss voting rights for Black Americans.

The New York Times


Trump Aides Are Said to Have Known of Abuse Accusations

Kelly Is Now Center of the Storm He Was Hired to Tame

How Partisan Has House Intelligence Panel Become?

Meet Some of the Evangelicals Who Have Trump’s Ear

House Passes Bill to End Brief Shutdown

Deficits Would Balloon Under the Bipartisan Spending Deal

G.O.P. Embraces Deficit Spending It Once Loathed

Sell-Off Sends Market Into ‘Correction Territory’

We All Have Stake in Stock Market, Right? Guess Again

When a Gun Maker Proposed Gun Control


Judge Deals Blow to Council in Fight With Mayor Over Powers

While the Landlord Renovates, Life in a Homeless Shelter

Super Bowl parade was as joyous as expected. Eagles Nation can't wait to do it again.

GOP scrambles to try to keep court from redrawing Pa. congressional maps

The Detroit Free Press

Riley: Sh-h-h. Snyder state update left out 75% drop in reading proficiency in Flint

Patterson speech draws line in the sand between suburban counties and Detroit

The Star-Ledger

Newark students reflect on sit-in protests | Carter

Top Democrat says millionaire's tax pushed by Phil Murphy is now 'absolutely last resort'

Trump is so unpopular in N.J. that Democrats are now targeting this unbeatable Republican

Another N.J. county says no to legal weed, urges towns to ban sales

The Chicago Tribune

University of Wisconsin-Madison: Free tuition for families making less than $56K

Rauner won't give 'another nickel' to former ally Illinois Policy Institute

DCFS worker beaten while taking child into protective custody last year has died, officials say

Illinois to remake controversial PARCC exams as it looks to transform state tests

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Flu-related deaths reach 21 in Cuyahoga County

Summit County voters will choose candidates in 13 races in May primary

Cuyahoga Community College to offer tuition assistance to relocated students from Puerto Rico

First-generation college students less likely to graduate, report says

The Los Angeles Times

Prominent right-wing blogger Mike Cernovich says he's considering a bid for Congress in California

A plan to house L.A.'s homeless residents could transform parking lots across the city

At Cal State, first-generation black students face the greatest needs

The Washington Post

Top officials knew of abuse allegations against White House aide for months

With 1,000-point loss, Dow drops into correction territory for first time in years

Government shutdown set to end as House passes sweeping spending bill

Wonkblog Analysis: 12 of the most important things in Congress’s massive spending deal

Spending bill includes much of the Democrats’ ‘Better Deal’ agenda

Fact Checker Analysis: Did Hillary Clinton collude with the Russians to get ‘dirt’ on Trump to feed it to the FBI?

Analysis: For the first time, Democrats can win the House just by winning the closest races

Analysis: An Italian neo-fascist shot 6 immigrants. So why won’t Italy’s political parties condemn xenophobia?

Starting Sunday, businesses in Maryland must provide paid sick leave

D.C. superintendent of education says her office is cooperating with federal probe

Challenged from the left, D.C. Council Chairman defends progressive record

Northam, Republicans reach bipartisan deal on criminal justice reform bills

Another union that previously supported Edwards is backing Alsobrooks in Prince George’s race

Black student enrollment lagging at U-Md.’s College Park campus

Maryland offers $100 million to settle decade-long case involving historically black schools

USA Today

White House dismisses Omarosa claims because she 'was fired 3 times on 'The Apprentice''

Who makes final call on WH staff background checks? Not the FBI

Miss. lawmaker displays pistol to protest gun legislation

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