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October 22, 2017

Some 3,000 Blacks march in Philadelphia in 1906 to protest a theatrical production of "The Clansman" and 62 are reported lynched.

Today in Black America - April 19

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Today in Black History: Black students take over Willard Straight Hall on the campus of Cornell University to protest racism at the school on this date in 1969.

The New York Times


National


Tracy K. Smith and Jacqueline Woodson Talk Reading, Race and Spreading the Gospel of Literature


Black Men Arrested at Starbucks Speak Out


Can Training Eliminate Biases? Starbucks Will Test the Thesis

Police Kill Black Man With Barrage of Bullets Outside California Walmart


Puerto Rico Is Once Again Hit by an Islandwide Blackout

Edsall: The Democrats’ Gentrification Problem


Opinion: Smearing Mueller

Across Midwest, Farmers Warn of G.O.P. Losses Over Trump’s Trade Policy

North Korea Is Said to Remove Major Obstacle to U.S. Talks


Free of Contract, Model Can Discuss Alleged Trump Affair



Local


A Monument Is Removed, but Its Racist Ideas Linger

Hearing the Cohen Case: A Soft-Spoken Judge Who ‘Carries a Big Stick’


Syracuse Fraternity Suspended for ‘Extremely Racist’ Video


A Long-Running Black History Show in a Library Basement



Philly.com

Men arrested at Philly Starbucks speak out on Good Morning America

Drexel prez: Students deserve tougher penalties for hazing


Why 1 in 14 Philly renters faces eviction every year

Cheltenham HS stresses unity during gun protest walkout on Columbine anniversary


The Detroit Free Press


What your student should know before joining National School Walkout


Bill may force 300,000 Michiganders to work

Rosa Parks exhibit of controversial Detroit house reopening


Lawsuit: Michigan medical center let patients choose caregiver by race



The Star-Ledger


Couple leaving church watched helplessly as woman was stabbed to death in street

ATF urgently searching for 700 lbs. of dynamite stolen 75 miles from N.J. border

Motor-voter law should only be the first step in registration reboot | Editorial

Assemblywoman's son will spend 3 years behind bars


The Chicago Tribune


Attorney general candidate Kwame Raoul's campaign hired ex-Blagojevich aide convicted in state fraud scheme

Democrats still looking for votes to override Rauner's gun store licensing veto


As pay and benefits stagnate, nontenured faculty and graduate students in Illinois, Chicago look to unions

Research on NFL players' brains might help survivors of domestic violence in Chicago


DAHLEEN GLANTON: America's problems with race start (but don't end) at your Starbucks bathroom



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Ohio State University posts all salaries online

Cleveland police search for missing 12-year-old twins

Payday lending bill advances out of Ohio legislative committee



The Washington Post

‘They can’t be here for us’: Black men arrested at Starbucks tell their story for the first time

After calling Barbara Bush an ‘amazing racist,’ a professor taunts critics: ‘I will never be fired’


McConnell, the Senate’s decider, discovers the limits of his control

Trump allies press Rosenstein for documents on officials tied to Russia, Clinton probes

Trump attorney Michael Cohen withdraws libel lawsuits over Russia dossier

Analysis: The dominoes are falling after the Michael Cohen raid

Analysis: Karen McDougal is free to talk, and the danger to Trump does not end there

Senate committee plans Monday vote on Pompeo as secretary of state

Police chiefs implore Congress not to pass concealed-carry reciprocity gun law


Barry and Mary Gossett donate $21.25 million to Maryland for academic programs for athletes


‘Black Panther’ star Boseman to speak at Howard’s commencement


On the anniversary of the Columbine shooting, some students plan to walk out


The Los Angeles Times


Anger spreads over police killing of black man in Walmart parking lot in Barstow

ICE enforcement ends in death of farmworkers, leaving anger and questions

The power game behind the search for a new L.A. schools leader

California leads nation in pushing back against Trump health policies



USA Today


Senate panel will vote on bill to protect Mueller despite McConnell's opposition


Fraternity suspended for racist, sexist videos posted in secret Facebook group, Syracuse University says


Tennessee Air National Guardsmen punished over dinosaur hand puppet video









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