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Today in Black America - March 26

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Today in Black History: Black abolitionist and businessman George DeBaptiste was born on this date in 1815 in Virginia.

The New York Times


Remington, Centuries-Old Gun Maker, Files for Bankruptcy as Sales Slow

She Was Shot in Parkland. Can She Turn Trauma Into Change?

Editorial: Victims Get a Voice in Chicago Police Reform

How Democrats Could Reclaim the House in November

G.O.P. is Put on Defensive Ahead of Midterm Elections

At Crucial Juncture, Legal Defense Is a One-Man Operation

Trump Won’t Hire 2 Lawyers Announced Only Last Week

Stormy Daniels Says She Stayed Silent on Trump Out of Fear

Can Jim Mattis Hold the Line in Trump’s ‘War Cabinet’?

Blow: Donald Trump Is A Man at War


In Cuomo-Nixon Showdown, Black Votes Are an Early Flashpoint

9 Key Issues Await Albany in Final Week of Budget Negotiations

Police ‘Testilying’ Remains a Problem. Here Is How the Criminal Justice System Could Reduce It.

2018: A Tough Year for First-Time Buyers

Ryan Costello dropping out of race, boosting Dem's chances to claim U.S. House

At some Philly homes, toilets get flushed into the city's drinking water source

Baer: Impeach state Supreme Court? Not happening. But watch for GOP payback

Forced sterilization targeted Americans of color, leaving lasting impact

The Detroit Free Press

March For Our Lives in Detroit: See the rally

Study: Flint children's blood lead levels hit historic low in 2016

More than 17,000 Detroit households at risk for water shutoffs

Can Michigan college savings plans cover K-12 tuition? Snyder seeks opinion

The Star-Ledger

Meet the man who knows how to make Newark healthier

Here's where cops get arrested in N.J. and some recently charged with a crime

Murphy backs program lowering sales tax in some N.J. cities

Outrage after 4th Hudson County jail suicide in less than one year

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

March for Our Lives draws hundreds seeking gun reform to downtown Akron (photos)

Thousands demand gun reform during March for our Lives rally in Cleveland (photos, video)

Cleveland officials to place signs on homes with lead hazards starting April 2

Cleveland police probe raises questions about staffing, supervision of special victims units

Former Akron teacher admits to having sex, child with teenager, prosecutors say

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago's deal with ACLU, Black Lives Matter changes political calculus for police reform

Study blames 'ACLU effect' for spike in Chicago's violence in 2016, but experts differ

McCarthy says he's running for mayor 'to save black lives'

After 23 years in prison as an innocent man, former White Sox groundskeeper to return to his old job

The Washington Post

Stormy Daniels says threats kept her quiet about alleged Trump affair until now

Perspective: ‘Turn around, drop ’em’ was memorable, but the Stormy Daniels story is really about intimidation

Analysis: The Daily 202: How the marches for gun control are like the protests against Vietnam

The story behind this 11-year-old's March for Our Lives speech

Trump’s legal team in disarray as Russia probe appears to be entering a critical phase

Cambridge Analytica sent foreigners to advise U.S. campaigns, former workers say

U.S. to expel 60 Russian officers, close a consulate after nerve-agent attack in Britain

Conservative civil servants who went underground during the Obama years are now helping to undo his policies

Fact Checker Analysis: President Trump’s claim that China caused 60,000 U.S. factories to close

Obama Presidential Center faces pushback from Jackson Park residents

Fifty years ago some called D.C. ‘the colored man’s paradise.’ Then paradise erupted.

‘I still see the scars’: Those who remember 1968 see beyond the city’s progress

The Los Angeles Times

Police killing of Stephon Clark generates national attention as questions swirl

Stephon Clark shooting: How police opened fire on an unarmed black man holding a cellphone

Plan to dramatically increase development would transform some L.A. neighborhoods

USA Today

Gun maker Remington, America's oldest, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Supreme Court takes on Democrats and Republicans over one-sided maps

'Red flag' laws that allow for temporary restrictions on access to guns gain momentum across nation

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