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September 26, 2017

Conductor William Levi Dawson, who led the Tuskegee Choir for 25 years, was born in 1899 in Anniston, Alabama.

Today in Black America - February 21

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Today in Black History: El Haji Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X) is assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem in New York City on this date in 1965.

The New York Times

National


Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Lying in Russia Investigation


Fake Social Media Accounts Thrive Under Lax Rules

EDITORIAL: Will America Choose Its Children Over Guns?

Don’t Arm Teachers, Says Principal Who Stopped a Gunman

Grieving but Hopeful, Students Hit the Road for Gun Control


Florida Lawmakers Fail to Take Up Assault Rifle Bill


Shooting Is Conspiracy Fodder for Right-Wing Media


Florida Legislator’s Aide Is Fired After He Calls Parkland Students ‘Actors’

Dreamers’ Fate Tied to Wall and Other G.O.P. Demands



Local

This Is What a $90,000 ‘Low-Show Job’ Looks Like in Albany


‘Overcrowding’ Is Not at the Root of Delays, Subway Chief Says


Armed Officers Will Patrol New Jersey Town’s Schools


Philly.com


In Pa's new congressional map, this Republican's 'bad dream' turns into 'a nightmare'

Referees benched student athletes for not removing their hijabs or turbans


As 'Black Panther' sets opening qweekend box office records worldwide, Hollywood's out of excuses

Racial social-media posts spark outrage at Maple Shade High in South Jersey


The Detroit Free-Press

MSU to bring in retired Michigan chief justice to handle conduct investigations

Don't let rapists return to school, victims tell Mich. lawmakers

Westland Mayor Bill Wild to run for John Conyers' vacated U.S. House seat



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Fewer than half of Ohioans have a certificate or degree beyond high school, report says

Diversity Center's #rethinkAmerican video aims to fight hatred of immigrants, Muslims


Spouse of Cuyahoga County administrator cited in subpoena works for contractor also named in subpoena

Akron School Board makes deadline, swears in Morgan Lasher at special meeting


Ohio congressional redistricting reform will be Issue 1 on May ballot


The Star-Ledger


Trump can sink no lower after hiding behind murdered children. But he'll try | The Star-Ledger


This pro-Trump Republican gets big boost in fight to replace Frelinghuysen


The Hudson River rail tunnels were built eons ago. Why can't we build a new one?

The Hudson River rail tunnels were built eons ago. Why can't we build a new one?


Murphy assures parents and vows stricter N.J. gun control after Florida school shooting


The Chicago Tribune


Amid questions about his leadership, SIU chancellor repays school for moving a controversial hire — his daughter

Tribune Editorial Board endorses governor candidate Chris Kennedy in Democratic primary


Thousands of students improperly won seats in CPS schools, a 'pervasive problem,' inspector general says

A nice idea for Blackhawks fans angry over the racist treatment of Devante Smith-Pelly



The Los Angeles Times


As homeless camps explode in L.A. suburbs, residents fear they will become permanent


L.A. wants more money for homeless encampment sweeps

Democratic candidates for Congress square off on question of Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House

Authorities say Whittier school shooting plot thwarted

L.A. fire chief raises concerns about 'divisive' workplace incidents involving firefighters



The Washington Post


Sen. Rubio faces backlash from students, gun-control advocates

‘I would rather not be alone:’ Behind their anger, Parkland students struggle with trauma


‘I am not a crisis actor’: Florida teens fire back at right-wing conspiracy theorists

Fla. lawmaker’s aide is fired after calling two Parkland students actors


In a community shadowed by tragedy, a congressman gets an earful about guns

Trump’s ‘tougher on Russia’ claim fits a pattern of striving to one-up Obama

President lashes out at Sessions, suggests Russia probe should focus on Obama administration

Donald Trump Jr. says he likes India’s poor people because there’s still a smile on their faces

Romney faces a complicated path as he begins his run for Senate seat


Massachusetts and Maryland lead the nation on a key measure of Advanced Placement access

D.C. Public Schools leader to resign after skirting school assignment rules


Prince George’s County Council rejects recommended pay increase


Fairfax County budget proposal includes raises for teachers, county employees


USA Today

TV meteorologist banned from school after alleged 'inappropriate conduct' with students







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