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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 29

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Today in Black History: Tom Bradley defeats incumbent Mayor Sam Yorty and becomes the first Black mayor of Los Angeles on this date in 1973.

The New York Times


With ‘Spygate,’ Trump Uses a Conspiracy to Erode Trust

In California’s Farm Country, the Tide of ‘Resistance’ Runs Dry

Did the Trump Administration Separate Immigrant Children From Parents and Lose Them?

Disarming North Korea Could Take 15 Years, Expert Warns

House Republican, Citing Alcoholism, Won’t Run Again

When the President Testified: People in the Room Recall Clinton’s 1998 Interrogation

Opinion: The North’s Jim Crow

One Missing After Flash Flooding Rages Through Community Near Baltimore

TV Journalists Covering Storm Are Killed When Tree Crushes S.U.V. in North Carolina


City Nonprofit That Thrived After 9/11 Lags Under Mayor’s Wife

A Push to Expand Speed Cameras Mired in Albany Politics

Angelo Falcón, Advocate for Latinos in New York, Dies at 66

What one start-up did when it got called out for being too white

Philly Startup Leaders names an African American executive director

Ousted Philadelphia city tech chief says he was pressured to hire black staffers

Why Pennsylvania race for governor is so harsh so early

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit's far-reaching strategy to fill its schools

Activists: Detroit Lions must pick side on NFL's anthem policy

The Star-Ledger

Wildwood mayor says woman who was punched in head by a cop 'refused to comply'

Is Phil Murphy slapping you with big bills for travel like Chris Christie did?

The 11 student loan companies N.J. hates most and why, explained

Murphy is right: New Jersey must have a presence in Port Authority management | Editorial

The Chicago Tribune

Advocacy ads featuring Emanuel’s schools chief stir controversy in Chicago mayor’s race

Alzheimer's in Latinos expected to increase by more than 800%. Chicago researchers are trying to change that.

EDITORIALS: Keeping babies out of DCFS statistics

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Prominent scientist Michael E. Mann rebukes climate change denialism at Case Western Reserve University conference (video)

Cleveland police say missing 11-year-old boy found safe

'My truly sick patients' safety was at risk:' Overworked nurses seek burnout relief

Labor leader William Burrus, longtime Clevelander, dead at 81

The Washington Post

African nations are fed up with the West’s hand-me-downs. But it’s tough to keep them out.

With new West Wing cast, Trump calls the shots and aides follow

Trump’s approach to national, economic security is leaving his allies baffled

Rep. Thomas Garrett (R-Va.) announces he is an alcoholic and will not seek reelection

Opinion: I’m a black doctor. My neighbors called the cops on me for listening to Biggie.

Two sprinters gave the black-power salute at the Olympics. It took them decades to recover from that gesture.

In a time of chaos, a breakout year for black athletes

Why New Jersey is leading the resistance to Trump’s offshore drilling plan

Gun-control group releases documentary on students affected by shootings

‘Washed away real quick’: Missing Md. man was trying to help woman trapped by flood

The Los Angeles Times

She was a #MeToo leader. After sexual harassment accusations, she is fighting to be reelected

USC President C.L. Max Nikias to step down

In new ad, John Chiang says Democratic rivals have turned California governor's race into a 'scam'

USA Today

As Starbucks trains on implicit bias, the author of 'White Fragility' gets real

For Supreme Court's conservatives, it's all about the letter of the law

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