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Today in Black America - June 24

POSTED: June 24, 2014, 10:00 am

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Today in Black History: Harlem's world famous Apollo Theater opened in 1933, eventually becoming a Mecca for Black entertainers and amateurs hoping for fame.

The New York Times

2nd Bridge Inquiry Said to Be Linked to Christie

Mississippi Race Points to Appeal of Partisanship

Taking Note: Scaring Away Black Voters in Mississippi

Editorial: A Thin Rationale for Drone Killings

Justices Uphold Emission Limits on Big Industry

Library of Congress to Display Interviews With Blacks, Noted and Unsung

Rangel and Espaillat Make Final Push on Eve of Primary

Panel Backs Rent Increase of One Percent

The Star Ledger

Investigators launch another Christie bridge probe, this time over Pulaski Skyway, report says

NJ Democrats' budget plan with hefty tax hikes up for hearings today

Free school lunch fraud in NJ districts leads to charges against 6 across the state

16-year-old charged with changing grades, attendance records at Orange High School

N.J. college affordability critical to building economy, ralliers say at Trenton Statehouse

The Christian Science Monitor

Mississippi Senate runoff: Can black voters save Thad Cochran? (+video)

US doesn't mandate paid maternity leave. Obama says it's time to change (+video)

How New York mayor plans to spread liberal agenda across US

Sandusky report clears Pennsylvania governor of suspicion (+video)

Kane more critical than report on Sandusky

Hardworking teen gunned down in N. Philly

In Camden, one woman's fight against diabetes

Real-estate developers: Love, hate and donate to Darrell Clarke

The Detroit Free Press

Aramark pushed to end prison meal shortages or risk losing $145M contract

Charter school board members found themselves powerless

Supreme Court suspends Wayne County Judge Bruce Morrow for 60 days

The Washington Post

23 more states fail to meet new special ed rules

What you need to know about today’s New York primaries

Cantor loss clouds prospects for voting rights bill

Obama gets personal about the needs of working families

Bill Richardson isn’t ‘Ready for Hillary.’

Silver Line surmounts decades of challenges

A new summer literacy program opens in Prince George’s

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

$200 million price tag, 23 schools "refreshed," and a possible new Lincoln-West: Key takeaways from school board review of new building plans

Four gun-related homicides over the weekend in Cleveland underscore the urgency of Jackson's gun initiative: editorial

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Center for Civil and Human Rights opening celebration

Study: Life for Atlanta Public Schools students is unfair

Atlanta schools to hire outside lawyer to lead legal department

Prison guards to pay for beating and lying

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. considering financial assistance for hotel projects

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