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March 20, 2018

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

Today in Black America - March 12

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Today in Black History: Civil rights leader, Ambassador, Mayor and former Congressman, Rev. Andrew Young was born in 1932 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The New York Times


G.O.P. Rushed to Pass Tax Overhaul. Now It May Need to Be Altered

Unions and Trump Vie for Voter Loyalty in Pennsylvania Race

Why Biden and Warren Are Eyeing Ohio in 2018

White Evangelical Women Are Tiptoeing Away From Trump

Lawyers Battle as ‘60 Minutes’ Prepares Porn Star Interview

Trump in Talks With Clinton Impeachment Lawyer

‘Let Them Call You Racists’: Bannon’s Pep Talk to National Front

Former North Carolina Police Officer Who Beat Black Man Is Charged With Assault

Opinion: Black Kids Don’t Want to Read About Harriet Tubman All the Time

Trump to Push Ahead on Gun Training for School Employees, White House Says


Racial Justice Drives Both Sides of New Jersey Pot Fight

History, Repeated: Students Look Back in Search of Compromise

Chancellor’s First Day in Office Is Set

Council May Defy Mayor With an Alternate Review of the City Charter

Sotheby’s Auction to Raise Money for Studio Museum’s New Home

Here are the 29 Philly cops on the DAs 'Do Not Call' list

'It's like Obama just walked in': Harvard's first female president inspires during Girls' High visit

Federal judges hear arguements in Pa. congressional map fight: Should they block new map?

A Democratic win in Pa. Trump Country won't mean what you think it means

The Detroit Free Press

Bloomfield Hills students host forum for Democratic candidates for governor

Can men pass exposure to PBBs to kids? Emory U. study seeks volunteers

Detroit demolition documents suggesting bid-rigging get FBI review

Michigan Democratic party fined for campaign finance violations

The Star-Ledger

Murphy, other N.J. politicians make last pitch against Trump oil drilling proposal

Democrats are in charge, so no big fights over Murphy's budget, right? Don't bet on it.

State lawmakers must rescue Obamacare | Editorial

Is this the charter school 'time out' Murphy promised?

Asbury Park statue honors city's racist founder. Should it stay up?

The Chicago Treibune

Kennedy wants progressive groups involved in state party

Downstate Illinois vote could be primary election key for both parties

J.B. Pritzker, a Gold Coast billionaire, bets big on governor's race

Questions about spending of taxpayer money fuel movement to abolish township government

Glanton: Gov. Rauner needs to say yes to stricter gun laws, for the safety of Illinois' residents

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

New Ohio education goals put emotional health, critical reasoning and job skills on par with English and math -- Do you?

Transparency, voter voice concerns spark opposition to state education merger, limits to board

An Ohio congressional map that makes sense - un-gerrymandered

Dear Cleveland: Seeking young voices on life in the city and how to make it better

The Washington Post

Analysis: There’s more to Russia’s cyber interference than the Mueller probe suggests

White House vows to help arm teachers and backs off raising age for buying guns

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stumbles during pointed ‘60 Minutes’ interview

Stormy Daniels uncertain about fate of her ‘60 Minutes’ segment as reports suggest Trump’s lawyers are trying to block it

Perspective: Good bet for the office NCAA pool: Black men will play and white men will profit

Brown University won’t display house linked to Rosa Parks, after dispute

Togo D. West Jr., Clinton appointee who investigated Army abuses and led veterans affairs, dies at 75

Arrest made in shooting death of 17-year-old who was found without his basketball shoes

A student, a homeless man and a disbarred lawyer: Who says D.C.’s mayor has no election challengers?

Md. senator’s allegation of inappropriate touching escalates legislature’s focus on harassment

A Virginia community steeped in Civil War lore grapples with a desire for change

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. lawmakers can block homeless housing projects by simply withholding a key letter

‘Very low IQ.’ ‘Con man Don.’ Another war of words between Trump and Rep. Maxine Waters

He attends elite UC Berkeley but lives in a trailer with no heat or sewer hookups. Soon, he'll be scrambling to find new shelter

Here's another glimpse of Kamala Harris' finances as she looks to 2020

USA Today

London mayor defends feud with Trump

Forced to marry her rapist at 11, woman finally changes Florida marriage law

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