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July 10, 2020

Educator and civil rights leader Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of Bethune-Cookman College, was born in 1875.

Today in Black America - June 3

POSTED: June 03, 2014, 10:00 am

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Today in Black History: Pioneering hematologist Dr. Charles Drew, who made discoveries on the use of blood plasma and set up the first blood bank, was born in 1904.

The New York Times

Taking Page From Health Care Act, Obama Climate Plan Relies on States

One Party, Two Factions: South’s Republicans Look a Lot Like Its 1970s Democrats

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal From Times Reporter Over Refusal to Identify Source

No Easy Way to Be Fair on Media Credentials

After Nearly 17 Years in Prison, a Man Waits for Exoneration

Ex-Brooklyn Prosecutor Charles J. Hynes Accused of Misuse of Funds

After Boy and Girl Are Stabbed, Anger Over a Lack of Cameras

The Christian Science Monitor

EPA proposes big emissions cuts: Would the climate even notice?

Bowe Bergdahl release 101: four reasons Republicans are irked by POW case (+video)

Editorial: Empowering employees

The Star Ledger

S&P warns Gov. Christie's pension plan could trigger another downgrade

Christie approval rating stabilizes as voters pay less attention to bridge scandal, poll finds

ACLU sues 7 school districts for discriminating against immigrant families

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit bidder may sue over fouled-up auction for Chicago Blvd. house

Detroit's blight removal efforts to take national spotlight

Detroit students get active to emphasize importance of recess

Independent business group opposes Michigan's proposed gas tax hike

9 rec-center employees reinstated

Pa. lawmakers eye gambling's future

The Washington Post

Obama defends decision to swap Taliban detainees

White House pledges up to $1 billion to protect Europe

Scapegoating Africa’s immigrants

Court to review Alabama’s ‘race-based’ reapportionment

Candidates trade criticisms in Md. debates

Schools get road map for improving discipline practices

D.C. officials allege improper diversion of charter funds

The Chicago Tribune

Mayor's task force on minimum wage sets first hearing

Police hunt gunman in strip mall shooting that injured 6

Chicago files suit against major narcotics makers

$7,000 reward offered in slaying of special ed teacher

Jackson Jr. gets time off projected prison term, pays $550,000

SEC hits UNO on charter school deal

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland's lakefront development plan takes a step forward with City Council approval

The Los Angeles Times

Election will test state's 'top-two' primary system

Official Voter Information Guide from the secretary of State

Standardized ethnic-studies curriculum for high schools to be studied

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

White supremacist inmates get more prison time for inmate’s death

USA Today

Judge challenges attorney to courtroom brawl

Teachers absent from class way too much, study says

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