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March 18, 2017

Civil rights pioneer Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth was born on this date in 1922 in Birmingham, Alabama.

Today in Black America - January 4

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Today in Black History: Dr. Melvin H. Evans becomes the first elected Governor of the Virgin Islands in 1971.

The New York Times


EDITORIAL: Koreans Turn Down the Volume

As Two Koreas Open Talks, U.S. Watches From the Sidelines


This Judge Has a Mission: Keep Defendants Alive

With Sale, Essence Is Once Again a Fully Black-Owned Magazine

Native Americans Pushing to Increase Sway at Polls

Trump Breaks With Bannon, Saying He Has ‘Lost His Mind’

Blow: Trump’s Attention Economy

Trump Dissolves His Panel Investigating 2016 Election Fraud

Manafort Sues Special Counsel in Bid to Limit Scope

Virginia’s Tiebreaker Drawing Is Back On. But It May Not Settle House Race.


Cuomo Charts Course for 2018, Eyeing Trump

Editorial: Andrew Cuomo’s Vision of New York’s Future, and His

U.S. Attorneys Named in 17 Districts, Including Brooklyn and Manhattan

Race Rears Its Head as New York City Council Elects New Leader

Pa. is losing four GOP members in the House - and the clout that goes with them

As Trump attacks Bannon, women Demis in Philly suburb take office after revenge wins over GOP

Farewell , SRC: A Philadelphia school board primer

The Detroit Free Press

2018 election cycle promises plenty of fresh faces in state offices, ballot proposal bonanza

Supreme Court will hear case on Virgil Smith plea deal that included ban on run for office

Schuette aide Matthew Schneider appointed interim U.S. attorney in Detroit

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio needs to reform how it funds local governments, former lawmaker and 2018 state Senate candidate says

Cuyahoga County judge announces bid for Ohio Supreme Court

Two Cuyahoga County jail guards recently fired for excessive force

Teacher's aide at Cleveland school accused of exchanging nude photos with 14-year-old student

The Star-Ledger

Murphy fails his first test, and unions rejoice | Editorial

Christie Bridgegate lawyer tapped as interim U.S. attorney for N.J

Cunningham 'disappointed' Jersey City's new top cop isn't a person of color

Hackensack Meridian acquires another hospital and is now N.J.'s largest chain

The Chicago Tribune

Kennedy accuses Emanuel of 'strategic gentrification plan' to force blacks out of Chicago

Judge says CPD violated state labor laws in body cam expansion

Potential or peril? Illinois towns at terminus of the Dakota Access pipeline face a contentious question

Tribes' request for spill response plan at Dakota Access pipeline granted

The Los Angeles Times

LAPD was investigating 'swatting' suspect connected to fatal police shooting in Kansas

L.A. races to fix vulnerable buildings before next major earthquake

The Washington Post

President dismantles controversial panel studying alleged voter fraud

Trump, Bannon turn on each other; president says ex-aide ‘lost his mind’

A winning partnership pivots to bitter enmity

Cease-and-desist letter a ‘desperate’ attempt to silence Bannon, legal expert says

After FBI, DOJ officials meet with Ryan about Russia dossier, deal said to be reached over Nunes request

Perspective: I’ve been a census enumerator. Asking about citizenship is a terrible idea.

Winner of a pivotal Virginia House race will be decided by lottery today

Montgomery County’s Leggett takes first stab at a $120 million budget shortfall

Hogan judicial pick, state’s attorney Beau Oglesby, was accused of racial misconduct

USA Today

Trump, after killing his 'voter fraud' commission, calls for new ID laws

Macy's announces 5,000 job cuts, 7 new store closures

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