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December 13, 2017

Human rights activist Ella Baker is born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1903.

Today in Black America - November 21

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Today in Black History: Inventor Granville T. Woods patented the Electric Railway Conduit in 1893.

The New York Times

National

U.S. Files Suit to Block AT&T’s $85.4 Billion Media Merger

AT&T’s Run-Ins With the Government


Editorial: ‘Only Morons Pay the Estate Tax’

59,000 Haitians Must Leave U.S. or Face Deportation

Charlie Rose Made Sexual Advances, Multiple Women Say

Rose Accusations Rock CBS Morning Show: ‘I Really Am Still Reeling’

Fox Establishes Workplace Culture Panel After Harassment Scandal

C.E.O. Deficit Fears Wane at Prospect of Corporate Tax Cuts

F.C.C. Is Said to Plan Full Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules


Local

Bill de Blasio Will Go to Iowa Again: ‘This Is Who I Am’

Lead Paint Failure May Bring Federal Monitor for Public Housing

Failing Subway Threatens New York’s Financial Future, M.T.A. Chief Says


The Star-Ledger

Chief accused of sexually harassing 5 cops still on job 9 months later

Parents lose lawsuit over making kids walk to bus stop

Embattled college placed on probation

Fraud plea by developer won't halt South Ward apartments, city says


Philly.com

Auditor general asks IRS to review DNC Host Committee bonuses

Many college students will be homeless, hungry and alone this Thanksgiving

Editorial: Why "apartheid schools' have become common in Philly and NJ

Opinion: School district contracts go to Philadelphians of color and other demands for the new school board


The Detroit Free Press

Garlin Gilchrist II to announce recount decision in Detroit clerk race

BuzzFeed: John Conyers secretly settled sex harassment complaint by ex-employee

Should Detroit schools stop authorizing charters? Board weighs the fallout

Della Reese, Detroit native and star of music and TV, dies at 86



The Chicago Tribune


City Council to take up Emanuel budget today

Two Chicago men freed from prison after 23 years in jail: 'The day has finally come!'

Preckwinkle agrees to fewer Cook County job cuts; hundreds of layoffs still in works


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Drug, suicide and alcohol deaths expected to skyrocket in Ohio, report finds

Six judges shares views on whether to consolidate municipal courts in Cuyahoga County: Justice for All


Cleveland City Council looks to force petition drives to disclose their backers

More than 68,000 high school students took college courses in 2016-2017 academic year

Poverty, health care, housing in Cleveland's wards remain key issues, report shows


The Los Angeles Times

Mandalay Bay and concert promoter sued by hundreds of Las Vegas massacre survivors

Can the NAACP save itself? With viral protests and new leadership, a storied group tries to reinvent


Anaheim police excessive use-of-force rate outpaces many cities, ACLU report alleges


The Washington Post

U.S. to end temporary residence for nearly 60,000 Haitians

Seven reasons to be suspicious of the Justice Dept. lawsuit to stop the AT&T-Time Warner deal


Federal judge blocks Trump’s executive order on denying funding to ‘sanctuary cities’


Botched rollout of travel ban led agents to violate court order, watchdog finds

Eight women say TV host Charlie Rose sexually harassed them — with nudity, groping, lewd calls

He ‘doesn’t get a pass’: The remarkable response by Rose’s CBS colleagues to the allegations

Perspective: My mother spent her life passing as white. Discovering her secret changed my view of race — and me.

One missing teen from Virginia found in the District, two others still missing

Va. holds off certifying tight House race amid new claims of ballot mix-ups


USA Today

More older Millennials are living with relatives, a legacy of 2007-09 recession






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