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The ‘Green Book’ Was a Travel Guide Just for Black Motorists

by DANIELLE MOODIE-MILLS For 30 years, a New York City mailman by the name of Victor Green wrote and distributed the Green Book—a travel guide for African American motorists. Now, to be clear, this was not your average AAA guide or a Zagat’s providing the “hot spots” to travel, this was in actuality a life …

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Trump calls it ‘sad’ that Clinton joining recount effort

By STEVE PEOPLES President-elect Donald Trump said Sunday it’s “sad” Hillary Clinton is joining an effort to force recounts of votes from the Nov. 8 election in up to three crucial states. Trump tweeted part of Clinton’s concession speech, when she told supporters they must accept that “Donald Trump is going to be our president,” …

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Trump disavowal of white supremacists doesn’t quiet concerns

By BILL BARROW and JONATHAN LEMIRE Donald Trump’s disavowal this week of white supremacists who have cheered his election as president hasn’t quieted concerns about the movement’s impact on his White House or whether more acts of hate will be carried out in his name. Members of the self-declared “alt-right” have exulted over the Nov. …

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Fidel Castro, who defied US for 50 years, dies at 90 in Cuba

By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and PETER ORSI Fidel Castro, who led his bearded rebels to victorious revolution in 1959, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half-century of rule in Cuba, has died at age 90. With a shaking voice, President Raul Castro said on state television that his older …

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For some in middle class, Trump plan would mean tax increase

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER President-elect Donald Trump’s proposals would modestly cut income taxes for most middle-class Americans. But for nearly 8 million families — including a majority of single-parent households — the opposite would occur: They’d pay more. Most married couples with three or more children would also pay higher taxes, an analysis by the …

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