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August 15, 2017

Civil rights leader, attorney, and presidential adviser Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., was born in 1935 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Today in Black America - June 12

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Today in Black History: NAACP Field Secretary and civil rights leader, Medgar Evers, was assassinated in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi in 1963.

The New York Times

National


Editorial: America Isolated


Supreme Court Upholds Ohio’s Purge of Voting Rolls


How Net Neutrality Actually Ended Long Before This Week

The Trump Adviser Who Said Trudeau Has a ‘Place in Hell’

Trump’s Top Economic Adviser Has Heart Attack

Federal Judge Questions Justice Dept.’s Defense of Trump’s Hotel Profits

Trump Sees Shared Path After Kim Meeting


Atrocities Under Kim: Indoctrination, Gulags, Executions

Domestic Abuse Is Not Grounds for Asylum, Sessions Says


A Discouraging New Message for Asylum Seekers: Wait

Virginia Primary Puts Democrats’ Spirit of ’17 to the Test


Local


Lies and Cover-Up by New York City Housing Authority

M.T.A. Plan to Upgrade Subways Is Ambitious. But Is It Even Possible?

Can a Subway Menace Be Reformed? Yes, He Says, With Housing

New York City’s $89 Billion Budget Includes Discount Transit Fare Plan



Philly.com


'This was murder': Family of Philly woman killed by police during alleged shoplifting spree demands probe


Resiged that shootings will continue, schools prepare to treat wounded with military-style trauma kits

Three Philadelphia nonprofits receive state development grants

In Pa. and N.J., Census data show some towns booming and others in decline. Which is yours?


The Detroit Free Press


U.S. Justice Department attacks U-M speech code in court filing

Owner of Michigan funeral home with rotting bodies faces felony counts


As suicide rate rises, doctor says: 'People don't have to die.'


The Star-Ledger


N.J. pays $1.4M to State Police whistleblower who alleged 'pattern' of racial discrimination

Phil Murphy may not like this possible counter-offer to his tax and budget plans

$183M housing authority was 'living beyond our means.' Now, it's on fed gov't watchlist

This 'summer of hell' project could torture commuters for years

Who should be elected Hudson County's new Democratic chair?


The Chicago Tribune


City reaches $16 million settlement over innocent bystander shot dead by cop

Coroner IDs 3 family members, including 7-year-old, found fatally shot in Darien apartment

Bodycam video released of police shooting during hostage situation on Near West Side


'Implicit bias': The problem and how to interrupt it. Plus, the beads test.


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Black women lawmakers say they get stopped, questioned by security

Ohio's 100 largest employers - 2018 rankings; Walmart No. 1, then who?

Cuyahoga County Council leaders say Armond Budish administration misled them about nursing issues at County Jail

Ohio State University trustees approve concealed carry on campus for some off-duty officers


Craigslist founder and Case Western Reserve University alumnus donates $20 million to CUNY journalism school



The Los Angeles Times


John Cox says Trump will campaign for him in California governor's race


USC's handling of complaints about campus gynecologist is being investigated by federal government

Appeals court reinstates suit against Newport Beach for police killing of mentally unstable man

L.A. Unified unlikely to rehire its inspector general


The Washington Post

Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump made at least $82 million in outside income last year while serving in White House

Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers a heart attack


‘Back to the Dark Ages’: Sessions’s asylum ruling reverses decades of women’s rights progress, critics say

Primary elections: What to watch in South Carolina, Virginia, Nevada, Maine and N.D.


‘It’s obscene’: GOP candidate seethes as Trump embraces Democratic senator

Fact Checker Analysis: Four Pinocchios for Trump’s claim that Canada says it makes $100 billion off trade with the U.S.

Police in Fla. framed a teen for four burglaries so chief could tout perfect clearance rate, prosecutors say


Why this D.C. Council race is a proxy fight over the city’s future

Md., D.C. attorneys general object to Trump’s hotel profits under emoluments clause


Baltimore’s Pratt Library will go fine-free for overdue books

Where the candidates for D.C. Council chair stand on the issues

In a reversal, Md. prison officials lift limits on access to books for inmates


USA Today

Editorial: Supreme Court upholds Ohio's vote suppression scheme

Chicago agrees to pay $16 million to family of innocent bystander fatally shot by cop







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