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Today in Black America - June 9

POSTED: June 09, 2014, 10:00 am

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Today in Black History: Legendary soul singer Jackie Wilson, whose hits included "Lonely Teardrops," and "Higher and Higher" was born in 1934 in Detroit.

The New York Times

Uninsured on the Wrong Side of Town

War Gear Flows to Police Departments

Obama Plans Steps to Ease Student Debt

Sharpton Warns Against Race-Baiting in New York Contest

Editorial: A Model for Juvenile Detention Reform

Blow: Religious Constriction

What Price for the Evils of Slavery?

The Christian Science Monitor

Seattle campus shooting: How often do bystanders stop mass killings? (+video)

Seattle Pacific shooting: Despite 'rage inside,' Aaron Ybarra found 'not detainable' (+video)

Forsyth County Courthouse shooting: Dennis Marx plotted 'sovereign citizen' attack (+video)

Feds dumping hundreds of undocumented immigrants at Arizona bus stops (+video)

The Star Ledger

Teachers union: Christie meets pension requirement or we sue

Chris Christie's record on civil liberties blasted in ACLU report card

Jerseyans want to leave after retiring over cost of living, taxes, poll says

'Ban the box' provides a fairer shot at getting a job: Editorial

Christie chief of staff to testify before bridge scandal panel today

The Detroit Free Press

Michigan lawmakers to take on 5 thorny budget issues this week

DIA, Snyder to make 'major announcement' on Detroit bankruptcy exit today

City, suburban lawmakers came together to aid Detroit

As rising stars, Detroit high school grads turn to the future

Heroin epidemic: Is it real?

Battle on false confessions has setback in Pa.

The case against reparations

Rowan-Rutgers board hires politically connected CEO without search

'Insane' feeling at city schools with bleak future

GOP struggles to recruit black voters, candidates

The Washington Post

He’s the left’s answer to the Kochs.

Las Vegas shooters may have been white supremacists

When stress hits, your brain has two choices: Resilience or defeat

Map: Where the average student loan burden is largest

Democrats don’t want a free pass for Clinton

The two key numbers that shadow the two jobs numbers

Democratic Va. lawmaker to resign for jobs for daughter, self

Md. gubernatorial hopefuls address African immigrants

The Chicago Tribune

Decision time for governor: Yea or nay on city pension bill

Governor signs bill making Illinois first state to ban microbeads

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

NOACA factors in citizen ideas as it crafts regionwide plan for transportation

The Los Angeles Times

Arcadia high school teacher held on suspicion of kidnapping students

More lawsuits are a foregone conclusion for California high-speed rail

Bringing back bilingual education

L.A. leaders ask employers not to reject people with criminal records

USA Today

Police: Man kills wife, 3 kids in murder-suicide

From 'Gang-Banger' to college graduate

Employers go to college to guide worker training

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