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November 17, 2017

Massachusetts' Edward Brooke, Andrew Young of Georgia and Texan Barbara Jordan are among 16 Blacks elected to Congress in 1972.

Today in Black America - November 22

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Today in Black History:  The Philadelphia Tribune is founded in 1884, now the oldest continually published non-church Black newspaper.

The New York Times


Sweeping Plan Would Overturn Equal Access to the Internet

What Is Net Neutrality?

Tangled Message on the Rising Power of Telecom Companies

Colin Kaepernick and the Legacy of the Negro National Anthem

Trump Publicly Defends Moore: ‘He Totally Denies It’

CBS Fires Charlie Rose Over Reports of Sexual Misconduct

2 Minnesota Lawmakers Accused of Sexual Harassment Step Down

Trump Cracks Down on Crime, but Eases Up on the Police

Navy Aircraft With 11 Aboard Crashes Into Waters Off Japan


Editorial: Who to Blame for Your Subway Nightmare

Toronto Transit Chief Is Tapped to Run New York’s Ailing Subways

It’s Not Just the Track That’s Broken

Brooklyn’s Haitians Wonder What Awaits Them When Protections End

Head of City University Will Step Down

26 teens have been shot dead this year. Look at their faces.

How geography helps explain poverty in Philadelphia

How Philly hip-hop was shaped by the city's high incarceration rate

Renovated Free Library branches aim to get more people in the door

The Detroit Free Press

Sex allegations against Conyers could be trouble for Dems in 2018

Editorial: U.S Rep. John Conyers must resign

Riley: On sexual assault and harassment, zero tolerance is the only option

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity to protest in support of Kaepernick Thursday at Ford Field

The Chicago Tribune

EDITORIALS: Cop who shot at teens is a criminal, not a scapegoat

Boy, 13, charged with hate crime, electronic harassment after threats and 'racial statements'

Chicago cop faces discipline for insensitive, threatening posts on Facebook

Immigrant who sought sanctuary at Chicago church files civil rights lawsuit

The Star-Ledger

Gov. Christie: I regret not eliminating sick leave payouts

Billionaire could get $5.6M in state funds for Trump Plaza demolition

Hotel worker fired after complaining about unequal pay gets $35K settlement

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Carl and Louis Stokes honored in permanent exhibit at the Cleveland History Center

Indictment says former head of Cleveland community police commission forged travel expenses

Judge to Cleveland: 'More intrusive' measures possible if complaints against police aren't properly handled

Loomis rankled Cleveland police's Black Shield union members on Trump, Browns, president says

Cuyahoga County elections board asks prosecutor to review suspect Cleveland absentee ballot applications

The Los Angeles Times

Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty to sex charges

Given 18 months to leave the U.S., Haitians granted special status are shocked and disappointed, but also relieved

Possible return of a troubled healthcare model has California officials worried

L.A. County to pay $15 million to man wrongfully convicted of murder

The Washington Post

FCC plan would give Internet providers power to choose the sites customers see and use

AT&T-Time Warner antitrust suit leaves tech firms wary

Fact Checker Analysis: President Trump and accusations of sexual misconduct: The complete list

Trump says man who helped convict Klan members in race bombing case is ‘soft on crime’

‘Build that wall’? It’s already going up — in the form of Trump’s actions and policies.

8 people rescued after Navy plane carrying 11 crashes into the Pacific

Sen. Murkowski backs repeal of individual mandate, a potential boost to tax overhaul

White nationalist Richard Spencer hosted an event at a farm. Halfway through, everyone was kicked out.

New D.C. schools chancellor under scrutiny after overspending in California district he led

D.C. tuition aid program facing cut by federal lawmakers

USA Today

The FCC wants to end net neutrality. What that means for you

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