today in black history

January 17, 2017

Pioneering Black newspaper publisher Carl Murphy of the Baltimore Afro-American is born in 1889.

Today in Black America - April 19

POSTED: April 19, 2018, 1:00 pm

  • POST
    • Add to Mixx!
  • Text Size
  • PDF

Today in Black History: Black students take over Willard Straight Hall on the campus of Cornell University to protest racism at the school on this date in 1969.

The New York Times


Tracy K. Smith and Jacqueline Woodson Talk Reading, Race and Spreading the Gospel of Literature

Black Men Arrested at Starbucks Speak Out

Can Training Eliminate Biases? Starbucks Will Test the Thesis

Police Kill Black Man With Barrage of Bullets Outside California Walmart

Puerto Rico Is Once Again Hit by an Islandwide Blackout

Edsall: The Democrats’ Gentrification Problem

Opinion: Smearing Mueller

Across Midwest, Farmers Warn of G.O.P. Losses Over Trump’s Trade Policy

North Korea Is Said to Remove Major Obstacle to U.S. Talks

Free of Contract, Model Can Discuss Alleged Trump Affair


A Monument Is Removed, but Its Racist Ideas Linger

Hearing the Cohen Case: A Soft-Spoken Judge Who ‘Carries a Big Stick’

Syracuse Fraternity Suspended for ‘Extremely Racist’ Video

A Long-Running Black History Show in a Library Basement

Men arrested at Philly Starbucks speak out on Good Morning America

Drexel prez: Students deserve tougher penalties for hazing

Why 1 in 14 Philly renters faces eviction every year

Cheltenham HS stresses unity during gun protest walkout on Columbine anniversary

The Detroit Free Press

What your student should know before joining National School Walkout

Bill may force 300,000 Michiganders to work

Rosa Parks exhibit of controversial Detroit house reopening

Lawsuit: Michigan medical center let patients choose caregiver by race

The Star-Ledger

Couple leaving church watched helplessly as woman was stabbed to death in street

ATF urgently searching for 700 lbs. of dynamite stolen 75 miles from N.J. border

Motor-voter law should only be the first step in registration reboot | Editorial

Assemblywoman's son will spend 3 years behind bars

The Chicago Tribune

Attorney general candidate Kwame Raoul's campaign hired ex-Blagojevich aide convicted in state fraud scheme

Democrats still looking for votes to override Rauner's gun store licensing veto

As pay and benefits stagnate, nontenured faculty and graduate students in Illinois, Chicago look to unions

Research on NFL players' brains might help survivors of domestic violence in Chicago

DAHLEEN GLANTON: America's problems with race start (but don't end) at your Starbucks bathroom

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio State University posts all salaries online

Cleveland police search for missing 12-year-old twins

Payday lending bill advances out of Ohio legislative committee

The Washington Post

‘They can’t be here for us’: Black men arrested at Starbucks tell their story for the first time

After calling Barbara Bush an ‘amazing racist,’ a professor taunts critics: ‘I will never be fired’

McConnell, the Senate’s decider, discovers the limits of his control

Trump allies press Rosenstein for documents on officials tied to Russia, Clinton probes

Trump attorney Michael Cohen withdraws libel lawsuits over Russia dossier

Analysis: The dominoes are falling after the Michael Cohen raid

Analysis: Karen McDougal is free to talk, and the danger to Trump does not end there

Senate committee plans Monday vote on Pompeo as secretary of state

Police chiefs implore Congress not to pass concealed-carry reciprocity gun law

Barry and Mary Gossett donate $21.25 million to Maryland for academic programs for athletes

‘Black Panther’ star Boseman to speak at Howard’s commencement

On the anniversary of the Columbine shooting, some students plan to walk out

The Los Angeles Times

Anger spreads over police killing of black man in Walmart parking lot in Barstow

ICE enforcement ends in death of farmworkers, leaving anger and questions

The power game behind the search for a new L.A. schools leader

California leads nation in pushing back against Trump health policies

USA Today

Senate panel will vote on bill to protect Mueller despite McConnell's opposition

Fraternity suspended for racist, sexist videos posted in secret Facebook group, Syracuse University says

Tennessee Air National Guardsmen punished over dinosaur hand puppet video

Some clips might require your registering for the paper's website. Sites like The Chicago Tribune are free while The New York Times and others have a pay wall that will allow you to see a specific number of articles per month for free and require a paid subscription for further reading.

Related References