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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.

Today in Black America - July 6

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Today in Black History: Activist lawyer Randall Robinson, founder of Africa lobby group TransAfrica, was born in 1941 in Richmond, Virginia.

The New York Times


National


Supreme Court Front- Runner Once Argued for Impeachment

Trump Assails Bush, Warren and #MeToo. Putin? ‘He’s Fine’


E.P.A. Chief Resigns Under Cloud of Ethics Scandals


76 Environmental Rules on the Way Out Under Trump


Editorial: We’ll All Be Paying for Scott Pruitt for Ages

Meet the Man Now in Charge at the E.P.A.


China Strikes Back at Tariffs, but Its Shoppers Worry


Migrant Shelters Are Becoming Makeshift Schools for Thousands of Children


Trump Administration in Chaotic Scramble to Reunify Migrant Families


Local


Culture of Fear and Ambition Distorted Cuomo’s Economic Projects

Before Ocasio-Cortez, the Elizabeth Holtzman Effect

Brooklyn Judge Vows Not to Send People Back to Prison for Smoking Marijuana

A City Founded by Alexander Hamilton Sets the Stage for Its Next Act


Philly.com


'Occupy ICE' protesters set up new camp at Philadelphia City Hall as anager at Kenney grows

Did Philly police bike-doze Mayor Kenny's relationship with progressives?

What happens to churches in Philacelphia when the neighborhoods around them gentrify?


The Detroit Free Press


Detroit's Woodward Ave. chosen as one of 10 streets that changed America

Why Democratic candidates for Michigan governor want Detroit votes

Republican candidates for U.S. Senate battle over abortion, TV ads

Mom sues Detroit schools, alleges teacher severed son's finger


The Star-Ledger


Only these 2 N.J. towns have fully recovered since the housing crash

N.J. may force school districts to raise taxes. Is yours affected?


'Everything is far from okay.' Half empty buses, excess spending in N.J. district


Homeless shelter that closed in sweltering heat reopens (for now)


The Chicago Tribune


Potential Trump Supreme Court pick Barrett: Catholic Chicago judge stirs abortion debate


Judge rebukes outgoing EPA chief Pruitt for allowing Illinois to skirt ethics rules

3 teens wounded in single shooting among 6 shot in Chicago Thursday, Friday



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Rep. Jim Jordan again disputes allegations he knew Ohio State wrestlers were sexually abused (videos)

12 Cuyahoga County cities nominated for development grants

Oakland Raider Gareon Conley countersues woman who accused him of rape in downtown Cleveland


Tending to growth, tackling poverty issues key focus for Glenville councilman: Cleveland City Council summer recess


The Los Angeles Times


Leonard Leo of the Federalist Society is the man to see if you aspire to the Supreme Court

L.A. gangs stockpile untraceable 'ghost guns' that members make themselves


Minister supported Trump, now faces deportation under immigration crackdown


Ex-officer involved in beating of Rodney King charged with DUI



The Washington Post


President’s business keeps profiting from Chinese ties

Black homeownership is stuck near 30-year lows


The future of suburban homelessness? As malls empty, an old Macy’s becomes a homeless shelter.

Supreme Court candidate Thomas Hardiman known as an ‘extremist’ on gun rights


Trump’s trade war starts, and China strikes back with tariffs of its own


Wheeler is expected to pick up where Pruitt left off at EPA — only without the controversy that plagued him

Most Americans oppose key parts of Trump immigration plans, poll says


Fact Checker: Trump’s misleading claims on the ‘human toll of illegal immigration’

The Prince George’s schools chief said he was quitting. So why is he still there?

Transportation group says revamped Baltimore bus system ‘falls well short’ of promises


USA Today

Trump says he '100 percent' believes Rep. Jim Jordan's denials he knew of abuse allegations

Population migration patterns: US cities Americans are abandoning










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