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October 20, 2017

Jomo Kenyatta, African nationalist and first president of Kenya, was born in 1893. He would lead Kenya from 1964 until 1978.

Today in Black America - March 20

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Today in Black History: Filmmaker and producer Sheldon Jackson "Spike" Lee was born on this date in 1957 in Atlanta, Georgia.

The New York Times


National


To the Young, Authors Find, Racial Issues Matter

How to Con Black Law Students: A Case Study

Arkansas’s Cruel and Unusual Killing Spree


Wiretap Claims Discredited, but Renew Real Debate

Kellyanne Conway’s Husband Is Trump’s Choice for Key Justice Post


Trump Adopts Hands-Off Style on Military Operations

What to Watch: Judge Gorsuch’s Confirmation Hearings

... and What to Expect When Comey Meets Lawmakers


Confirmation Puts 2 Difficult Paths Before Democrats

RETRO REPORT: Want to Know Where Nominees Stand? Don’t Ask


G.O.P.’s Health Care Tightrope Winds Through the Blue-Collar Midwest


Local


CUNY to Revamp Remedial Programs, Hoping to Lift Graduation Rates

Cuomo Plots Demise of Bronx’s Unloved Sheridan Expressway


Questioning Whether de Blasio Will Learn From a Teachable Moment


The Christian Science Monitor


Why Trump's budget may be 'devastating' to his supporters


New protest bills: Stamping out 'economic terrorism' or chilling free expression?


Cutting ties with YouTube: A win in the fight against racist web content?

'Apartheid': How one word reignited UN tensions over Israel



The Star-Ledger


Criminalizing our best neighbors in Trump World | Editorial

Will these Trump budget cuts slamming N.J. be blocked by Congress? What might happen


Real estate group doubles down on affordable housing in N.J.

N.J. Republican says no to NRA bill allowing 'mentally incompetent' vets to buy guns


Philly.com

Former chair of Mayor's Fund spent $52,000 with no documentation

American Muslim teens learn to disarm Islamophobia


Philadelphia's 'Carnaval' canceled amid immigration concerns


GOP Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick says he can't support Obamacare repeal in current form

Exclusive Hill School fights perception, and Pottstown's economic challenges


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


New data on Cleveland shows the economic impact of immigrant population: Joe Cimperman (Opinion)

Meetings to address community policing in Cleveland

Ohio nursing homes among the nation's lowest rated in quality of care: A Critical Choice

Local tests are part of Ohio's testing crush too, says state superintendent

Cleveland's poor, elderly would be hurt by Trump's proposed budget cuts, city officials say

Gov. John Kasich among 4 GOP governors who propose Medicaid fix for GOP health care reform


The Chicago Tribune

Rauner vs. Mendoza latest front in political battle at Capitol

State Sen. Daniel Biss expected to announce Democratic governor bid Monday


Democrat who wants matchup with Rauner would consider term limits

Science community 'woken up' in opposition to Trump, plans Chicago march

7 wounded in city shootings


Editorial: Building a professional Chicago Police Department — with or without a consent decree


The Detroit Free Press

In Detroit, more people rent homes than own them

Mitch Albom: Budget's view of waste? Meals for old and young


Effort to replace pipes to Flint homes off to slow start


Search sex assaults on Michigan’s public university campuses


Barbara McQuade: Ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick could've had it worse


The Los Angeles Times


Chuck Berry brought a poet's touch — and respectability — to a brash new style of music


In Los Angeles, fans and musicians react to Chuck Berry's death

Trump's crackdown focuses on people in the U.S. illegally – but not on the businesses that hire them


Judge Gorsuch, Trump's Supreme Court nominee, goes before GOP-controlled Senate committee

FBI director to testify at first congressional hearing into Trump's wiretap claims and Russia's role in the election

Two sheriffs elected as reformers end up destroyed by corruption scandals

Metro is spending billions of your tax dollars to build L.A. a world class transit system. Don't let them blow it


The Washington Post

Intelligence chairman: Justice report shows no evidence for Trump’s claims of wiretapping


What will it take for the president to retract his tweets about Obama?


White House installs political aides at Cabinet agencies to monitor loyalty

Neil Gorsuch could be the most conservative justice on the Supreme Court

Tillerson appears to give ground during visit to Beijing

‘Your child is safe’: Schools work to address deportation fears among immigrant families

Sean Spicer had another very bad week


There are still more than 60 Republicans with major concerns about the GOP’s health care bill

Supporters, opponents of health-care bill make their case on Sunday shows


Md. House approves ‘yes means yes’ requirement for sex education

This Virginian Democrat vying for governor expressed his past love for Lauryn Hill, Tupac and A Tribe Called Quest

Governor calls for ban on fracking in Maryland



USA Today


FBI Director James Comey is expected to offer definitive rebuke of Trump wiretap


People are canceling their Iowa vacations because of Steve King's words

Here's the truth about Meals on Wheels in Trump's budget


‘I was supposed to be here’: How 3 teachers responded to gunfire to save a life






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