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November 18, 2016

Isabella Baumfree, who took on the name Sojourner Truth and was a fearless abolitionist, was born into slavery in 1797 in Swartekill, NY.

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Today in Black History: NAACP attorney and Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first Black to serve on the Supreme Court, is born in 1908 in Baltimore.

The New York Times

Global


Belgium Honors Congolese Leader It Helped Overthrow

National


Thousands acrosss U.S. Protest Separations of Migrant Families

Supreme Court Loss for Unions Upends Liberal Money Base

Medical Advances Are Reshaping the Abortion Fight

Trump Says Calls to Abolish ICE Will Help Republicans


Teenage Journalists Fight to Publish Hard News


Facebook Gave Phone Makers Vast Access to Users’ Data

Man on Stabbing Spree Attacked Children at a 3-Year-Old’s Birthday Party, Police Say

This Denver Suburb Has Gotten Less White. Why Won’t It Turn Blue?


Inside the A.C.L.U.’s War on Trump


Local


Young Children in Public Housing Had High Lead Levels

Cuomo’s ‘Buffalo Billion’: Is New York Getting Its Money’s Worth?

Lesson of the Blue Wave Primaries? We’re All Struggling Now

Miriam Bockman, Groundbreaking Manhattan Democrat, Dies at 86


Philly.com


Witnesses provide new account in fatal Deptford police shooting of alleged shoplifter

An heir sold her house for $300,000. The problem: She's not dead, and he's not her heir

Hotel housekeeping on demand: Marriott cleaners say this app makes their job harder

For Philly's new school board: Lessons from the SRC's 17 years


The Detroit Free Press

Judge says there's no fundamental right to learn to read and write

New Michigan law removes basic skills test for teachers

MSU to hire new chief compliance officer to help reform culture

Death on foot: Detroit leads large cities in pedestrian deaths



The Star-Ledger


N.J. budget finally signed by Murphy after another really long day at the Statehouse


N.J. budget: 5 things you need to know about the new deal between Murphy and top Dems


N.J. budget: Here's how much you'll actually pay in new taxes, and what you'll get

How long do Newark Airport workers have to wait for a fair wage? | Editorial


The Chicago Tribune

As public housing buildings go smoke-free, health advocates mobilize to help residents quit

Supreme Court's backing of anti-abortion pregnancy centers raises doubts about Illinois law


3 children caught in gang-related gunfire: 'They don't care who they shoot'


As more fireworks find their way into public's hands, catastrophic injuries on the rise

Chicago's minimum wage is about to jump to $12 per hour. Who are the winners and the losers?


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Authorities searching for 14-year-old girl missing from Garfield Heights


Families face uncertainty, mixed messages as Cleveland cracks down on lead hazards

Cleveland FBI says it thwarted downtown Fourth of July terrorist attack


Let's start to decriminalize behavioral health disorders: Tara Britton (Opinion)


The Washington Post


Democrats believed political outrage could help the party win in November. Now some fear it could backfire.

Trump stands firm on trade as foreign tariffs start kicking in

Will the Supreme Court really lurch rightward with Trump’s next appointment?


‘A way of monetizing poor people’: How private equity firms make money offering loans to cash-strapped Americans

Trump said North Korea was ‘no longer a nuclear threat.’ His spies disagree.

Man who yelled ‘womp, womp’ at immigration protest is arrested, accused of pulling a gun

Boise stabbing: Man attacks refugee child’s birthday party, injures 9, police say

With Corey Stewart atop the ticket, Virginia Republicans are in turmoil

Are D.C.’s poorest neighborhoods falling off the electoral map?


The Los Angeles Times


Violence erupts after right-wing group marches in Oregon

'We beg you to help us.' Immigrant women in detention describe their treatment, share fears about their children

Canada pushes back, slaps tariffs on U.S. goods from ketchup to pizza

With one final signature, Gov. Jerry Brown closes the chapter on his quest to reshape California's budget

Latest minimum wage hike comes as some employers launch bidding wars for scarce workers

Paul Egly, judge who oversaw Los Angeles school integration, dies at 97.


USA Today

Man holding gun arrested at 'Families Belong Together' rally in Alabama after shouting 'womp, womp'

FBI: Suspect arrested in alleged plan to attack Cleveland on July 4






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