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Today in Black America - February 28

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Today in Black History: In 1943 a rebellion occurs in Detroit when Blacks who have rented new housing units are met with violence by whites.

The New York Times


Dick’s, Major Gun Retailer, Will Stop Selling Assault-Style Rifles

Big and Small, N.R.A. Boycott Efforts Come Together in Gun Debate

Cutting N.R.A. Ties Pits Companies Against the G.O.P.

Parkland Massacre Thrusts Guns Into the Midterm Spotlight

Most Americans Want More Gun Control. Why Doesn’t It Happen?

With AR-15s, Mass Shooters Use Infantry-Level Firepower

Jared Kushner’s Security Clearance Downgraded

Hope Hicks Acknowledges She Sometimes Tells White Lies for Trump

Amid Planned Cuts, $31,000 Spent on Dining Set for Carson


New York Detective Charged with Faking Lineup Results

Tenants Sue New York City Housing Authority: ‘We Have Let Other People Speak for Us for Too Long’

A Subway Ride to New Jersey? It Could Happen, Officials Say

Hundreds pack Cherry Hill schol board meeting after teacher's suspension for Fla. shooting comments

Drug-dealing South Philly doc gets 4 years after selling $5M in pills to patients

Pa. university faculty votes to rescind Trump's honorary degree

This Republican is bucking his party in the fight over Pa.'s new congressional map

New NJ pilicy urges quick release of police shooting videos

The Detroit Free Press

2 Michigan lawmakers call for arming teachers

Ex-Detroit court officer charged with embezzling

Detroit clerk calls for poll workers to be re-evaluated

The Star-Ledger

Big hearing today on N.J. lawmaker push for 7 new gun laws in wake of mass shootings

Mayor calls for armed guards at school rocked by protests over security

Video shows cop punching man repeatedly in head after stopping him on sidewalk

Don't expect oil drilling off Jersey Shore, Trump official tells N.J. Republicans

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Administrator says info on Cleveland's public records policies isn't for public consumption

Cleveland Municipal Court officials fail to report convictions to gun database because of expired password, report says

Cleveland EMS dispatcher, supervisor suspended one day for refusing to send ambulance for man shot 16 times

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago treasurer: Use city's investment portfolio to fight climate change, promote social progress

ERIC ZORN: The NRA boycotts are already working, and here's why

EDITORIALS: CPS, give every student a fair shake in admissions

The Los Angeles Times

Puerto Rico deaths related to Hurricane Maria continued for months after the storm, data suggest

Sexual predators pose as Uber and Lyft drivers and attack women leaving bars and clubs, police say

Treating and housing the mentally ill is harder than jailing them. But it might actually work

Pedestrian deaths surge in L.A., overall traffic fatalities down slightly

The Washington Post

Security clearances downgraded for Kushner, other White House officials

Foreign officials sought leverage over Kushner, U.S. officials say

The Fix: The most ominous line in the new Jared Kushner story

Four Commerce appointees lose posts after problems in background checks

‘I'm never going to be the same’: Students return to classes two weeks after Fla. school massacre

Dick’s Sporting Goods to end sales of assault-style rifles

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf tipped off immigrants about ICE raid and isn’t sorry she did

Analysis: What ‘Black Panther’s’ Wakanda can teach us about Africa’s history — and its future

Secret probe points to widespread enrollment fraud at acclaimed D.C. high school

Two more candidates join Prince George’s race marked by past controversies

Kevin Durant gives kids opportunity he ‘never got’ with African American Museum visit

Vignarajah’s gubernatorial ticket: first in Maryland to include two women of color

USA Today

Dick's Sporting Goods bans sales of assault weapons after Parkland, Florida school shooting

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