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June 22, 2018

Stellar television journalist, the late Ed Bradley, graduate of Cheyney State University, was born on this date in 1941 in Philadelphia.

Today in Black America - February 16

POSTED: February 16, 2018, 11:30 am

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Today in Black History: The Liberia Herald is published as the first Black newspaper printed in Africa in 1826 by C.L. Force of Boston.

The New York Times

Global

Meet South Africa’s New President, a Favorite of Mandela

South Africa Sees Fresh Start for Economy, With the Same Challenges

In Netanyahu’s Israel, the Divide Is Now All About Him


National


‘Black Panther’ Poised to Shatter a Hollywood Myth

Suspect Confesses to Shooting Students ‘in the Hallways’

A Mother Weeps for Her Angel: ‘I Hope She Didn’t Die for Nothing’

Editorial: The N.R.A. Can Be Beat

Frustration Grows as Congress Fails to Pass Gun Measures

V.A. Secretary Says Officials Are Trying to Force Him Out


Inaugural Committee Paid $26 Million to First Lady’s Adviser

Three Immigration Plans Fall, Leaving ‘Dreamers’ in Limbo


Local


Police Sergeant Acquitted in Killing of Mentally Ill Woman

Key Witness in Corruption Trial Tells a Tale of Cuomo


State Will Not Take Over Long-Struggling Hempstead Schools


Philly.com

Could one Phiily man's exoneration prompt DA's Office to examine other decades-old murders?

College students' free speech trampled at Philly City Hall's front yard

Jackson: Black History Month is a failure

Living in ethnic neighborhood can influence health, for good and ill, research suggests

Are Kenney, Council in a power struggle over Philly's new school board


The Detroit Free Press

What do most of America's mass shootings have in common? White, male culprits

Michigan school adopts 'no-bag policy' in wake of Florida shooting

Michigan State's Board of Trustees draws heat amid Larry Nassar scandal; are changes coming?

Family of 3 Detroit women killed ask for prayers: 'We have nothing'


The Star-Ledger


Woman, 19, reported missing Wednesday found dead in wooded area


Nutley closes all schools Friday due to threat in Instagram video

10 ways Phil Murphy is already erasing Chris Christie


Questions remain after county releases reports on Hudson jail deaths, medical care


Murphy hires his fierce Democratic primary foe to help with Atlantic City takeover


The Chicago Tribune

Tribune Editorial Board endorses Bruce Rauner for Republican governor nomination

For the fallen Cmdr. Paul Bauer, Chicago prepares a somber ritual not seen in years — the police funeral

4 wounded in city shootings, including 14-year-old boy shot in Wicker Park

Berrios property tax assessments for Cook County homeowners are flawed and unfair, study confirms


The Los Angeles Times


FBI was warned about school shooting suspect 5 months ago


Mitt Romney launches Utah Senate bid with feel-good video, takes swipes at Washington and Trump

Immigrant rights activists block Homeland Security van from accessing Metropolitan Detention Center


The Washington Post


Students emerge as new critics for lack of action on guns: ‘This stuff happens and we don’t know why’

FBI’s near-brush with suspect in Fla. massacre draws scrutiny


‘Red flag laws’ in five states allow guns to be seized before violence can occur

Analysis: Over 1.6 million high school students can legally buy AR-15s in their home states


Analysis: She’s a 23-year-old reporter at a community newspaper. This is the third mass shooting she’s covered.

The Daily 202 Analysis: Immigration failure shows the ideologues are ascendant in the Trump White House

The Fix Analysis: More than 40 percent of Trump’s first Cabinet-level picks have faced ethical or other controversies

District sues landlord Sanford Capital over poor housing conditions. Again.

D.C. public hospital’s former top doctor files whistleblower lawsuit


Schools chief donates to board member amid job performance review


USA Today

Flu kills 22 more children, bringing toll to 84 kids as worst season in a decade continues

Florida school shooting suspect ordered a drink at Subway after deadly assault








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