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January 20, 2018

On this day in 2009 Barack Obama took the oath of office as the nation's first Black President,

Today in Black America - May 11

POSTED: May 11, 2018, 1:30 pm

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Today in Black History: Ira Aldridge, the great 19th century Black actor, famous throughout the world, was born in 1807 in New York City.

The New York Times


Hiring Michael Cohen Was ‘Big Mistake,’ Head of AT&T Says

As Giuliani Exits, His Firm Undercuts His Statements

Editorial: When Jurors Are Silenced

Homeland Security Chief Nears Quitting After Trump Rebuke

Haspel’s Testimony on C.I.A. Torture Raises New Questions

White Man Is Accused of Seeking a Hit Man to Lynch His Black Neighbor: ‘$500 and He’s a Ghost’

Trump to Drop Call for Medicare to Negotiate Lower Drug Prices

They Served Their Time. Now They’re Fighting for Other Ex-Felons to Vote.

5 High Schoolers and Their College Application Essays About Work, Money and Social Class


Schneiderman’s Downfall Puts a Spotlight on Men, Alcohol and Violence

On Schneiderman Case, Cuomo and Vance Reach a Tense Truce

Democrat slams male conressional frontrunner from asking her to drop out

Philly 'pleased' with Starbucks bathroom-policy change

Haddonfield boys' lacrosse player accused of using racial slur, prompts state bias investigation

They may not get a holiday, but 'aunts' are the backbone of the black community

Why these young people quit jobs without anything else lined up

The Detroit Free Press

He's Michigan's most conservative Republican candidate for governor

Feds: Grosse Pointe businessman made $13M selling diseased body parts

Convicted stalker gets prison time in retaliation case

The Star-Ledger

She helps lift her classmates higher and wins Princeton Prize in race relations | Carter

Now House Republicans want to take food stamps from 35K New Jerseyans

Lacrosse player launched racist verbal attack, track athlete alleges

No more prison for ex-Rutgers professor who sexually assaulted disabled student

N.J. residents may have been exposed to measles at these places

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio votes to reform congressional redistricting; Issue 1 could end gerrymandering

Judge tosses Cleveland police officer's retaliation lawsuit against city

Russians bought ads targeting Cleveland Facebook users after Tamir Rice shooting, reports say

The Chicago Tribune

In its first week, U. of C. trauma center treats 64 patients from crashes, assaults, shootings

Former suburban cop in prison for sex assault on teen girl will keep $84K pension

Two Chicago gang cops indicted on federal charges they stole cash and drugs

Mel Reynolds gets 6 months, says he's 'done with America'

The Los Angeles Times

Auto executives head to the White House today to avert a collision with California over fuel economy rules

Democrats are using a new strategy to prevent a primary shutout in California

Here's how the Poor People's Campaign aims to finish what MLK started

LAPD officers are found liable in skid row shooting death of Charly 'Africa' Keunang

The Washington Post

AT&T CEO: Hiring Cohen as consultant was ‘a big mistake’

The Fix: Giuliani’s comments won’t stop coming back to bite him

‘Why don’t you have solutions?’: Trump unloads on Homeland Security chief over immigration

Trump is set to unveil his plan to lower drug prices. Here are four things to watch for.

Meghan McCain dismisses ‘nothingburgers’ attacking her ailing father

Duke Ellington School of the Arts plagued by enrollment fraud, investigation finds

Perspective: My new favorite map shows how Trump redrew our political boundaries

Sprawling sexting probe ensnares Va. middle school

Kevin Kamenetz, Maryland gubernatorial hopeful, to be laid to rest today

NAACP, union leaders call for Prince George’s school boss to leave by June 30

USA Today

Trump was alerted to Eric Schneiderman's alleged abuse of women years ago, court filing suggests

Black man choked, slammed to the ground at Waffle House after taking his sister to prom

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