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September 24, 2017

President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered federal troops to Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957 to desegregate Central High School.

Today in Black America - January 4

POSTED: January 04, 2018, 9:00 am

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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

Global

EDITORIAL: Koreans Turn Down the Volume


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



National

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.



Local

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



Philly.com


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
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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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