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Today in Black America - February 26

POSTED: February 26, 2018, 9:30 am

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Today in Black History: Economist Andrew Brimmer is appointed to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors by President Lyndon Johnson in 1966.

The New York Times


Trump Bickers With Mexico’s President, Derailing a Visit

5 Takeaways From the Release of the Democratic Memo

EDITORIAL: Well-Heeled Investors Reap the Tax Cut Bonanza

Blow: America Is the Gun

Opinion: I’m Glad I Got Booed at CPAC

Students Return, Gingerly, to Their Scarred High School

Is This Gun Control’s Moment? Congress Is Feeling the Pressure

Web of Conservative Donors Is Behind Key Anti-Labor Case

Arizona Republicans Pay to Push Conservative Studies

Millennials Save for the Future, if They Can Afford To

A Facebook Millionaire’s Plan to End Poverty

In Blow to Dianne Feinstein, California Democrats Won’t Endorse Senate Run


3½ Years After Eric Garner’s Death, Family Still Waits for Closure

In Spite of Executive Order, Cuomo Takes Campaign Money From State Appointees

Four Northeast States Pledge to Share Gun Safety Data

Once put down by a teacher because she lived in Chester's housing projects, now she inspires

Armstrong: You'll be derelict as a parent if your kid doesn't see 'Black Panther'

Labor union supporters, Mayor Kenney rally in Philadelphia

With new congressional map and legal battles, Pa. politics is like an upended game board

The Detroit Free Press

Gun raffles spark debate in Michigan

Grosse Pointe mom a savior to Detroit's poor

Detroit budget could bring end of state oversight

Two more candidates announce for Conyers' seat

One kindergarten teacher, 38 students fill class

The Star-Ledger

Rutgers law scholar: Supreme Court could thrash public unions - and our freedoms | Opinion

I'm a N.J. school teacher: Arming us is a grotesque idea. Here's a better option | Opinion

These House Republicans, including some from N.J., want improved gun background checks

Which N.J. counties have the highest, lowest property taxes?

Meet the general in Phil Murphy's war on Donald Trump

The Chicago Tribune

NRA lashes out over boycott movement after United Airlines and Delta cut ties

$8.5 billion O'Hare expansion proposal would nearly double airport's size

DAHLEEN GLANTON: As country listens to Florida teens, Black Lives Matter youths feel ignored

EDITORIALS: The absurdity of teachers carrying guns

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thousands of union workers rally in Columbus ahead of U.S. Supreme Court case

Cuyahoga County set to pay $4.5 million to three East Cleveland men freed on overturned murder convictions

New president of Cleveland's Black Shield police union was subject of use-of-force lawsuit that cost city $500,000

Contractors topped requirements in Cleveland's Fannie Lewis Law, Mayor Frank Jackson would like to expand efforts

The Los Angeles Times

California Democrats snub of party icon Dianne Feinstein could be a speed bump, or a signal

Voting registration drive makes inroads in unexpected territory: county jails

The Washington Post

Trump is driving a surge in support for stricter gun laws

The Finance 202: #BoycottNRA is rumbling through Wall Street as companies cut ties with gun lobby

Florida lawmakers call for suspension of sheriff as he defends ‘amazing leadership’

A heartbreaking story about gun violence that Trump heard but you may have missed

School in rural Pennsylvania to move students ahead of church ceremony that will include semiautomatic rifles

A CDC researcher left work sick two weeks ago — then vanished

Feinstein loses California Democratic Party’s endorsement

Widespread panic as Oakland mayor warns sanctuary city of an ICE sweep

Officials thought the three babies died from SIDS. Three decades later, police dug deeper.

Southern Poverty Law Center: Hate groups on the rise in Maryland, nationwide

Candidates for Montgomery County executive tackle issues of immigration and racial equity

USA Today

NRA hits back at United Airlines, Delta, other companies for cutting ties

Florida Gov. Rick Scott following school shooting: You must be 21 to buy a gun

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