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Today in Black America - July 15

POSTED: July 15, 2014, 11:00 am

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

The New York Times

Echoes of a Strongman in Baghdad Today

Atlantic City Strives to Rise as Casinos Fall

Israel Resumes Attack After Militants Spurn Cease-Fire Plan

The Quiet Movement to Make Government Fail Less Often

Texas: U.S. Opens Argument in Case Claiming Discrimination in Voting Maps

Lobbying Group Adopts de Blasio’s Agenda

The Christian Science Monitor

Illinois pioneers crackdown on scams targeting student loan debt (+video)

Internet giants push FCC hard on net neutrality in clash with providers (+video)

Why is child abuse suddenly in the spotlight in Britain?

The Star Ledger

Jersey City tears down memorial to cop killer

Teens sexually assaulted girl, 15, filmed incident, prosecutor says

Opinion: Atlantic City casino shake-out could devastate troubled city

Christie champions plan to build Camden energy facility with help of tax breaks

Ubiñas: In fatal fire, parents not the problem

Fattah questions Philly VA whistle-blower's allegations

New panel will study effectiveness of student assessments

Ed Secretary: City school funding 'unacceptable'

The Detroit Free Press

Federal court won't stop Flint cops' racial bias lawsuit

Detroit to host gathering of progressive Democrats

Detroit teachers union challenges health insurance changes

Michigan superintendent plans meetings to hold charter school backers accountable

Hedge funds bet $745 million on Kilpatrick debt in Detroit's bankruptcy

The Washington Post

Immigration poll results a political blow for Obama

Liberals turn from Obama to embrace Warren

Clinton-era federal judge nom to finally get his seat

N.C.’s McCrory on Medicaid expansion: ‘Door open’

Bowser’s D.C. campaign is rooted in arithmetic

OPINION: D.C.’s main shelter for homeless families should be closed

Federal judge forbids use of ‘Redskins’ in court documents

Farm camp introduces students to food at its source

The Chicago Tribune

Boy, 16, killed and father wounded in shooting on Northwest Side

Aldermen to hold hearing on low minority numbers at elite North Side schools

Concealed carry applicants to get more information about rejections

DCFS sued over girl's 'torture' death

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ban the Box movement helping ex-convicts find employment after being released from prison

How does your town rank in Cuyahoga County for local income and property taxes? (calculator)

Ed FitzGerald: LeBron's return worth millions to Cleveland, Cuyahoga County

The Los Angeles Times

Break California into 6 states? Voters may get a say in 2016

California franchisees accuse 7-Eleven of racial discrimination

The evolving reform efforts of L.A. County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey

Opinion: Arne Duncan flubbed on Common Core, and then he made it worse

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb commissioners’ spending scrutinized

Ethics chief claims Deal aides pressured her, threatened agency

Police: Case of woman found dead near Chattahoochee in May put aside

Sen. Fort: Beltline dispute should not be a popularity contest

USA Today

Yellen: Economy still needs significant support

Taking to the pulpit against climate change

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