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December 13, 2017

Human rights activist Ella Baker is born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1903.

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Today in Black History: Historic “Million Man March”, organized by Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, rallies Black men in Washington, D.C. in 1995

The New York Times


THE EDITORIAL BOARD: Five Climate Truths Donald Trump Doesn’t Understand

Sessions Sends Lawyer to Aid in Transgender Case

Flake’s Lesson for G.O.P.: Cross Trump at Your Own Risk

Trump Is Central Issue in Race for Virginia Governor

Five Arrested in Georgia in ‘Heinous’ 1983 Killing of Black Man

Fires Complicate Tough California Housing Market

Trump Closes a Health Dispute, but Leaves Open a Power Struggle

National Anthem Controversies, From Helsinki to Kuwait

Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?


For Weinstein, a Brush With the Police, Then No Charges

Homeless Shelters Name Their Own Rates in New York, Audit Finds

In a Superstar City, Lackluster Politics

New York State to Release $360 Million Withheld From City’s Hospitals

The Star-Ledger

Here are the 8 key points of the prosecution case against Menendez

Tossing Menendez charges would 'decriminalize corruption,' prosecutors say

Did Facebook-funded school reform efforts work? This study takes a look

What 2 ex-N.J. governors say about Murphy, Guadagno tax plan; fractured U.S. politics

N.J. continues to use easily hacked voting machines

Philly Startup Leasdfers exec steps down after controversial diversity comment

Suburban Station getting a new stop: A service center for Philly's homeless

Is Pa.'s victim-assistance fund discriminating against dead black men?

Albright College cuts backup QB for kneeling during anthem

The Detroit Free Press

Army sacks general for sexy texts to wife of a sergeant

Republicans taking bite out of local control, stopping ordinances before they start

Robert Davis hired as aide to state lawmaker

4 female journalists sue Detroit Free Press claiming 'widespread pay discrimination'

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland mayoral candidate Zack Reed says endorsement from police union will not deter him from creating a good police force

Details by county for the 107,638 Ohioans in Obamacare cost-sharing insurance plans

Cleveland Public Library launches global design competition for MLK Branch in University Circle (photos)

Erie County detective resigns after using racial slur; Kasich critical of Trump's health-care moves: Overnight News Links

Cleveland schools help students solve struggles, not just punish, after SuccessTech shootings

Schools add "social and emotional" skills to reading, writing, arithmetic

The Chicago Tribune

23 shot, 9 fatally, over the weekend in Chicago

South Side congregants launch robotics training, manufacturing plant at Chicago State University

EDITORIALS: How Naperville trampled on property rights

Illinois joins lawsuit as insurers brace for end of Obamacare subsidies

The Los Angeles Times

Trump won't have to disclose tax returns to get on California's ballot, as Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes bill

How Trump’s election and Weinstein’s fall signal warp speed on taking sexual harassment seriously

Protesters take to the streets to oppose Trump's travel ban 3.0

Three are shot in a possible road rage attack in Panorama City

USA Today

Army sacks general for sexy texts to wife of a sergeant

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