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Today in Black America - August 1

POSTED: August 01, 2013, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: Educator and civil rights champion the late Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, President of Morehouse College, was born on this date in 1895.

The New York Times

Condemned to Die Because He’s Black

Blow: G.O.P., Blinded by Self-Righteousness

An Unusual Feat in Congress: Student Loan Bill Breezes On

In Senate, Arm-Twisting and Vote-Changing Lead to a Confirmation

Senate Votes to Fill All Five Seats on Labor Board


Primary Is Getting Closer? Cue the Negative Phase

Pataki Is Cleared in Lawsuit Over Sex Offenders’ Rights


The Christian Science Monitor


George Zimmerman stopped for speeding in Texas, tells officer he's armed

Will gridlock ruin Obama's second term? Top advisers weigh in.


The Star Ledger

Christie vs. Paul: Tale of the tape on possible 2016 presidential contenders

Newark nonprofit's bankruptcy case gets financial examiner to guard against fraud

Plainfield BOE seeks new law firm, 5 weeks after state report chides board

Bergen County Police add Tasers to arsenal, find approval from civil rights groups


Former N.J. Supreme Court justice picked to lead ethics panel



The Detroit Free Press

Detroit to impose 10% pay cuts on top ranking police officials


Canvassers to check Detroit mayoral primary write-in spellings

Memorable quotes from the Detroit mayoral debate

Metro Detroit fast-food workers protest, walk out in push for higher wages


The Washington Post

Summer with dad, behind bars

House approves deal that would save students millions in loan fees

Harry Reid’s misfire on sequester job cuts

The Democrats' Senate majority firewall


Prosecutor: Loudoun deputy used justifiable force in Costco shooting


Philly.com

Eagles weren't hard enough on Cooper

Extra $50M for Philly schools proposed


School district cancels meetings

Suit aims to stop 2nd city casino license



The Chicago Tribune

Hits to classroom funding exceed CPS estimates

Plenty of question marks in Jackson's final House financial disclosure


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


'White Student Union' started at GSU

Students protest Board of Regents’ illegal immigrant ban


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has big fundraising lead over Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald


Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel fundraising tops $1 million through June in 2013

Secretary of State Jon Husted holds large advantage in fundraising over challenger, Sen. Nina Turner


Ohio's public colleges must offer in-state tuition to undocumented immigrants with temporary legal status, regents say


The Los Angeles Times

U.S. gun laws blamed for fueling violence in Latin America

Brown reports $10 million in campaign fundraising in latest filing

New poll shows voters give Gov. Jerry Brown high marks

Prison hunger strike supporters mingle with Trayvon Martin protesters

Adelanto school at center of parent trigger controversy opens


USA Today

Police: Girl forced into prostitution at age 11



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