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October 23, 2017

Led by Dr. W.E. B. Dubois, the NAACP issued a petition against racism in America to the United Nations in 1947.

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Today in Black History: The U.S. Department of War established the Bureau of the Colored Troops in 1863, an effort to help the Union Army in the Civil War.

The New York Times


National


Dovey Johnson Roundtree, Barrier-Breaking Lawyer, Dies


Hundreds in Oakland Turn Out to BBQ While Black

What to Watch For as Georgia, Arkansas and Kentucky Vote


Editorial: Trump v. the Department of Justice

By Ordering Inquiry Into F.B.I., Trump Crosses New Line


President’s New Mueller Strategy: Contain and Attack


Ex-Clinton Aide Dismisses Mueller Inquiry, and the Clintons Along With It


G.O.P. Leaders to Be Shown Some Details on Russia Inquiry

Can Parents Be Charged for Failing to Keep Guns Secured?

Democrats’ Next Big Thing: Government-Guaranteed Jobs


Local


The M.T.A. Chief Wears a Lot of Other Hats. Too Many?

In Jersey City, It’s Kushner vs. Kushner in a Race to Develop

The Eviction Machine Churning Through New York City

Leecia Eve, Ex-Aide to Clinton and Cuomo, Enters Attorney General Race


Philly.com

After Philly DA's Office clears man of murder, victim's family feels 'disrespected'

Legislative leaders express support for opening Pa.'s primaries

Opinion: "What are you?' 'Why do you wear that?' I'm an African American Muslim woman and I'm tired of explaining myself

Fear, intimidation,lack of due process: Inside the courtroom where you're not allowed to speak


The Chicago Tribune


Guns bought in Kentucky and resold to Chicago gang members linked to three homicides, prosecutors say

Co-defendant testifies against three longtime friends in killing of twin

R. Kelly accused of sexual assault and infecting woman with herpes

A bridge to segregation? Englewood photographer introduces neighbors on opposite sides of Chicago


The Detroit Free Press


Michigan State names ex-Chief Justice Robert Young as general counsel

Website hawks T-shirts to fund Kwame Kilpatrick freedom effort

Fired Troy city manager sentenced to probation, fines, counseling for shoving coworker


Former EMU student ordered to pay $2,000 for racist graffiti


The Star Ledger


Councilman says syringe wasn't his, but community 'demands' he resign

11 N.J. McDonald's locations hit with fines for child labor law violations

Free Wi-Fi, children's library. This is what a low-income housing complex looks like in Newark.

Judge won't move Carteret cop's trial over 'perfectly acceptable' reporting



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Councilman Blaine Griffin promises comprehensive legislation on lead poisoning problem

Cleveland City Council approves plans for brighter street lights, security cameras to boost safety


Ohio women make 77 cents to every dollar men earn, study says

Cuyahoga County corruption investigators serve subpoena pertaining to $25 million ERP computer project

Deputy U.S. Marshal used racial slur heard on Facebook Live



The Washington Post


Voters in four Southern states are headed to the polls today. Here’s what to watch for.

In Georgia, two history-making hopefuls offer differing visions for Democrats


After long decline, death rates from prostate cancer stop falling


Israel accuses head of human rights group of anti-Israel activities, orders him to leave

Hogan raised $1.2 million in 35 days, more money than some Democratic challengers raised all last year

Democrats take swipes at Hogan during first televised debate

Donna Edwards gets backing of SEIU Local 500 in race for county executive

Montgomery County considers changing tack on legal aid for immigrants


The Los Angeles Times


Mayor Eric Garcetti to do third round of interviews with LAPD chief candidates

Guns, God and 'get those heads up' when you pray


Essential Education: Austin Beutner starts as superintendent



USA Today


Autopsies will determine whether any Santa Fe shooting victims were killed in cross fire

What the average American has -- and needs -- in emergency savings








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