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September 28, 2020

New York Supreme Court Judge, the late Bruce H. Wright, author of "Black Robes, White Justice," is born in 1918 in Princeton, New Jersey.

Today in Black America - July 24

POSTED: July 24, 2014, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: Pioneering psychologist Kenneth Bancroft Clark was born in 1914, and would go on to play a prominent role in the struggle for civil rights.

The New York Times

Editorial: Gov. Cuomo’s Broken Promises

Civilians as Shields? Gaza War Intensifies Debate

Ruling on Health Care Subsidies Puts Coverage at Risk

Arizona Takes Nearly 2 Hours to Execute Inmate

Blow: Paul Ryan and His Poverty Prophet

Florida: Groups Seek to Delay Elections

At Funeral, Rallying Cry for a Symbol of a Divide

Quick Action in Chokehold Case Has Shielded de Blasio From Ire, for Now

New York City Asks Cultural Groups to Help Enhance Municipal IDs

The Washington Post

U.S.-Israel ties help and hinder cease-fire efforts

House members may decide control of Senate

Has President Obama hit his low point?

Blacks in Seattle disproportionately fined for using pot in public

BYU grads basically run Utah’s government

Common Core might be the most important issue in the 2016 Republican presidential race. Here’s what you need to know about it.

D.C. students ‘meet Washington’ to learn about careers

The Star Ledger

2 school bus drivers among 14 charged in child porn sweep, authorities say

Newark activist Fredrica Bey agrees to $125K settlement of federal lawsuit

6 potential buyers for Revel casino, Atlantic City mayor says

Sweeney defends his consideration of casinos in north Jersey

Newark parents cheer federal investigation into controversial school plan

Turmoil in Israel spurs huge Philly rally

Job-hunting grads: Use personal touch in technological age

Sweeney idea: A nonprofit board to rebuild Atlantic City

New plan on student-loan defaults eases repayment

The Detroit Free Press

Michiganders getting $13.1 million in health insurance refunds

Creditor: Detroit pensioners may pay 'consequences' of Kilpatrick deal

Second day of testimony in Dearborn Heights porch shooting trial today

Detroit Public Schools plans new high school in southwest Detroit

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago School Board approves $5.8B budget

Man freed after acquitted in retrial for a murder for which he spent 20 years in prison

The Los Angeles Times

FBI kept L.A. County jail probe secret from Baca and aides, files show

80-year-old man says he shot, killed pregnant woman trying to rob him

Gov. Jerry Brown resists unzipping school construction wallet

California inmates win class-action status over race-based treatment

Judges rule against letting public see LAUSD teachers' performance

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ballot error fixed; Georgia election to be certified by next week

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Bureau of Workers' Compensation will pay $420 million for charging excessive insurance premiums

Cleveland Councilman Zack Reed proposes instituting version of 'stop and frisk' policy in Cleveland police

Cuyahoga County Council considers 40-year hotel tax extension

The Christian Science Monitor

Trial begins in shooting of Renisha McBride. Does 'Castle Doctrine' apply?

Fraudalent applications for Obamacare subsidies succeeding, audit finds (+video)

Why the White House thinks it will win latest Obamacare legal battle (+video)

USA Today

Reporter describes gruesome scene of Ariz. execution

Video surfaces of new chokehold incident

After much pressure, Twitter releases its diversity figures

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