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December 13, 2019

Human rights activist Ella Baker is born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1903.

Today in Black America - March 1

POSTED: March 01, 2018, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: Mississippi Senator Blanche K. Bruce, a Black Republican elected during Reconstruction, was born on this date in 1841.

The New York Times

National


Opinion: The Unmet Promise of Equality

Walmart and Dick’s Raise Minimum Age for Gun Buyers to 21

Trump Stuns Lawmakers With Calls for Gun Control


On Washington: Once Again, Push for Gun Control Collides With Political Reality

Kushner’s Business Got Loans After White House Visits

Hope Hicks to Leave Communications Post

Trump’s Nobel Prize Nomination Was Apparently Forged. Twice.


A Coda to Black History Month


How Companies Scour Our Digital Lives for Health Clues



Local


Even After High School Massacre, Albany Demurs on Gun Control

Superintendent From Miami to Lead New York City Schools



Philly.com


Study: Trump and anti-immigrant vitriol 'wreaking havoc in the lives of young children'

Rep. Nick Miccarelli accused of abusive behvaior and sexual misconduct

In jail, a school of second chances, and one of Philly's best principals

Mayor Kenney to seek property tax hike to help offset schools' nearly $1 billion deficit


Who are Philly's top principals?


The Detroit Free Press


State cuts taxes; pothole-weary motorists not impressed

Michigan State University trustees come under fire from lawmakers


Big Sean surprises Detroit students at 'Black Panther' showing


Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan endorses Gretchen Whitmer for Michigan governor


The Star-Ledger


N.J. district is segregating black students, suit says


N.J. schools are putting kids through scary shooter drills -- and parents have no idea

What students planning school protests, walkouts need to know about their rights


The Chicago Tribune


Illinois lawmakers vote to license gun retailers, ban 'bump stocks,' restrict assault weapons sales; Rauner doesn't commit

Emanuel vows to push ahead on $8.5B O'Hare expansion as American Airlines decries 'secret deal'

'Going rate' to buy a job in Dorothy Brown's office? $10,000, employee tells feds


Boy Scouts to expand background checks to all adults chaperoning 3-day events


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Mormon church in Westlake sponsoring African-American genealogy symposium March 10: (photos)

Democratic committee 'deeply concerned' about Bill O'Neill candidacy, worried he could sink party ticket


Cleveland detective 'failed to properly investigate' 60 sex crimes cases, internal investigation finds


Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan touts economic development initiatives in 2018 State of the City address

Akron Schools Superintendent David James withdraws his application for top Columbus City Schools job


The Washington Post

Hicks resignation jolts a West Wing besieged by internal tumult, Russia probe


Mueller digs into Trump’s attempt to force Sessions to quit

Analysis: Jared Kushner has gotten away with more security clearance omissions than most federal employees

Questions linger about how Melania Trump, a Slovenian model, scored ‘the Einstein visa’


Perspective: We kissed conservatism goodbye when we let Trump lead the GOP

Interior Department forces out assistant who frequently shared falsehoods about Obama, Clinton and minorities


‘Not on my watch!’: For many Republicans, Trump’s offshore drilling plan and beaches don’t mix

Justices bring out ‘what-ifs’ during arguments on ‘speech-free’ polling places


Democrats woo Delta after Georgia Republicans threaten retribution over NRA benefits


D.C. mayor moves to limit legal challenges to city development


Samuel Bogley, a ‘black sheep’ in Md. politics, is running for Prince George’s County executive


The Los Angeles Times


The day a school walkout helped ignite the Chicano power movement

Editorial: How can a city with 58,000 homeless people continue to function?

College completion woes, a strike vote, emergency help for college students: What's new in education


USA Today

Missing CDC scientist allegedly told neighbor to delete his phone number a day before disappearance

Possible anti-immigration protest near Charlottesville, Virginia, sparks worry









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