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True Reformers Hall, the first building designed, financed and built by Blacks after Reconstruction is dedicated in 1903 in DC.

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Today in Black History: New York City "Draft Riots" took place in 1863, when Irish mobs angry over being drafted killed hundreds of Blacks in a 4 day rampage.

The New York Times

National

White House Urges Work Requirements for Aid, Calling War on Poverty ‘Largely Over’


U.S. Indicts 12 Russians in 2016 Hacking

Russian Spy Agency Cited by Mueller Casts Long Shadow

Europeans Believe Trump’s Agenda Is to Divide and Conquer


Judicial Hearing for F.B.I. Agent Devolves Into Spectacle

Talks With Beijing Have ‘Broken Down,’ Mnuchin Says


FEMA Was Not Ready for Puerto Rico Storm, Report Says

‘I Want Her Back’: Some Migrant Families Reunite, but Other Parents Grow Desperate

Door-Knocking Democrat Tries to Break G.O.P. Grip in Ohio Special Election

4,500 Tech Workers on a Mission: Get Democrats Elected



Local


Ocasio-Cortez Confronts Crowley Over His ‘Third-Party Challenge’

John Liu Plots a Comeback Trail, Targeting a Renegade Democrat


Letitia James, With Cuomo’s Help, Raises $1 Million in Attorney General Race



Philly.com

AG's oofice opens probe into Temple business scandal


Philadelphia developer stabbed to death near Rittenhouse Square

$18,000 in tuiution and 1,200 hours of study for a license to braid hair? New Jersey lawmakers say no.


The Detroit Free Press

Why Mich. senators won't confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh


Employee stabs HR rep with a pen while resigning from Troy company


The Star-Ledger


RU football players under investigation

Video shows police beating man. Were they justified? Cops say yes

These 3 N.J. counties are raking in millions on Trump's immigration crackdown. Here's how.


Not just Jersey City and Newark: All of N.J. suffers from dirty air, report says


The Chicago Tribune


Woman berated for Puerto Rico shirt says officer 'blatantly ignored' her; suspect's lawyer says conduct affected by alcohol, pain pills

County officials defend Forest Preserves police in wake of man harassing woman over Puerto Rican flag shirt

Huppke: Trump uses white supremacist language day after Chicago man charged with hate crime


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Ohio Gov. John Kasich criticizes Trump foreign policy in DC speech before Russia summit

Tougher new graduation standards would have blocked a third - or even half - of diplomas in some urban areas


Euclid police wins lawsuit over unarmed man shot by officer; judge criticizes city's training

Congressional committee hears ideas, concerns about pension fix at Columbus meeting


Stabbing of transgender woman in Cleveland is fourth known violent attack on a transgender woman in 2018


The Los Angeles Times


L.A. sheriff watchdogs alarmed about new claims of secret deputy clique at Compton station

Pushback against immunization laws leaves some California schools vulnerable to outbreaks


South L.A. community plans rally calling for new gun legislation



The Washington Post


White House declares War on Poverty ‘largely over’ amid push to revamp social programs

Mueller probe indicts 12 Russians for hacking Democrats in 2016

Analysis: Timeline: How Russian agents allegedly hacked the DNC and Clinton’s campaign

Spotlight intensifies on Roger Stone after latest charges in Russia inquiry

Trump’s tough words for Merkel and May raise questions about his relationships with female leaders

Trump walks back critical interview, says May is ‘doing a terrific job’

Dozens of Democrats are endorsing Md.’s Republican governor. Will it matter?


New Calvert County sign: ‘Liberal pigs’ more worried about ‘illegal immigrant children’ than ‘unborn children’


Maryland school board chair faces assault charge after incident with fellow member

In first-ever veto, Bowser rejects diploma reprieve for chronically absent students


Perspective: Funeral for Emmett Till, lynched in 1955, unfolds every day in the nation’s capital


USA Today

Mueller: Congressional candidate sought stolen emails from Russian spies in 2016


Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort arrives at Alexandria lockup; placed in protective custody








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