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August 21, 2017

Nat Turner leads 70 slaves in a rebellion in Southampton, Virginia that resulted in his execution and that of 20 slaves.

Today in Black America - April 23

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Today in Black History: The "Journey of Reconciliation," the first "Freedom Ride" into the Jim Crow south took place in 1947, organized by CORE.


The New York Times


National


Public Servants Are Losing Their Foothold in the Middle Class

Opinion: The Missing History of the Columbia ’68 Protests

Blow: America Abhors Impeachment

‘I’m Not a Hero,’ Says Unarmed Man Who Fought Gunman

Lawyers Specializing in Impeachment Say It Isn’t All About Law


Setting Tone for Post-Presidency, Obama to Speak on Tolerance

Scott Pruitt Before the E.P.A.: Fancy Homes, a Shell Company and Friends With Money

Europe Uses Dubious Allies in Africa to Halt Migrants


Local


A Look Inside the Simmering Feud of Cuomo vs. de Blasio

Cuomo Order on Public Housing May Carry Big Costs for City


Special Elections in New York on Tuesday Will Decide 11 Races

At City Agencies, Hundreds of Harassment Claims but No Consistent Response



Philly.com

Judge: Bill Cosby's lawyers can't read deposition from Andrea Constand's friend


'My skin color is not a crime': Fraternity protests at Philly Starbucks


The Detroit Free Press


Detroit police officer facing charges after gun incident in Greektown


NAACP to honor Detroit-area students for anti-gun violence activism

Rewarding experience: Pact would give Detroit teachers credit for time in classroom


The Star-Ledger

College student's N-word tirade prompts online uproar

Port Authority cites 'profoundly disturbing' conduct in resignation of commissioner

These 10 agencies collected billions in tolls from drivers last year

Ex-mayor who ripped off housing authority to give himself raise gets 5 years


The Chicago Tribune


Hyperloop promises a 30-minute trip from Chicago to Cleveland, but multiple challenges ahead

Changing how we get around metro Chicago — and how we pay for it


OPRF principal vows to do 'deeper dive' to explain disproportionate discipline for black students

Confederate group, activists hold competing ceremonies at Oak Woods Cemetery


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

City officials to answer questions on lead poisoning at City Council meeting


Ohio's 513,592 immigrants sustain state's population, economy: CSU report

Lorain County Community College commencement speaker, a company president, to receive his associate degree

Central State University to build $24 million residence hall and wellness center

Feds charge controversial Kent State University professor with lying to FBI



The Washington Post


She says she disagreed with worker in a diner. Then police wrestled her to the ground.


Man who rushed shooter: ‘He was going to have to work to kill me’

Pompeo likely to fail committee vote, but is all but assured Senate confirmation

Analysis: CNN gets the direction of anti-Mueller rhetoric between Fox News and Trump backward


Analysis: Bob Corker’s painful interview about his successor is a gift to Democrats

Justice reforms take hold, the inmate population plummets and Philadelphia closes a notorious jail

6 Democrats competing to take on GOP Rep. Comstock jockey for position at debate

They were young. And homeless. And moms. Now, they have college degrees.

Baker, Miller win straw polls of Democratic activists in Western Maryland

D.C. Council members propose independent education watchdog


The Los Angeles Times


A FEMA program has sheltered thousands of Puerto Ricans since Hurricane Maria. But now the evacuees fear its days are numbered


Essential Education: Still no LAUSD superintendent announcement


His convictions were overturned; he's in failing health. Will Bobby Joe Maxwell gain freedom in '70s serial killer case?


California housing crisis podcast: One of the nation’s biggest housing bills meets its demise



USA Today


Did Waffle House shooting suspect's father violate gun laws by returning his weapons?


California's wild extremes of drought and floods to worsen as climate warms

Obama Foundation announces leadership training program for young Africans










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