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Today in Black America - June 4

POSTED: June 04, 2015, 11:00 am

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Today in Black America: Activist professor Angela Davis was acquitted in 1972 on all charges related to a court escape and kidnap attempt in Marin County, California.

The New York Times

Inequality Troubles Americans Across Party Lines, Times/CBS Poll Finds

First Draft Focus: Martin O’Malley on the Stump

Hillary Clinton to Attack Republican Rivals on Voting Rights

Lincoln Chafee Takes Winding Road Into Democratic Race

Rick Perry, Shrugging Off 2012, Announces He Will Run Again for President

Jeb Bush Plans June 15 Announcement

Mario Cooper, Nexus Between AIDS Activists and Black Leaders, Dies at 61

Prosecutor Receives Findings in Fatal Shooting of Tamir Rice by Cleveland Police

Democrats Wage a National Fight Over Voter Rules

How Do You Define a Gang Member?

With New Commissioner, a Slow Turning in Efforts to Remake Rikers

Cuomo’s Team Surveys New York State Agencies for Opinions on Attorney General

Ex-Workers Accuse CVS of Racial Discrimination Against Shoppers

The Christian Science Monitor

Why you shouldn't be worried about the 2015 crime spike

Nevada's groundbreaking school-choice law: Help or hindrance to public system?

Cameron Crowe apologizes for casting in 'Aloha': How prevalent is racial 'whitewashing'? (+video)

The Los Angeles Times

Volunteers aim for an accurate count of L.A. County's homeless

Mother of Ezell Ford still hopes for justice in his killing by LAPD

Flight attendant who denied soda can to Muslim will no longer serve United customers

Authorities investigate youths' claims of abuse by L.A.-area police at camp

The Detroit Free Press

$54.5B state budget on its way to governor's desk

School reels after deadly accident, rape nearby

Commissioners to vote today on effort to avoid tax hike

The Washington Post

After ‘oops,’ Rick Perry is ready to try again

Hillary Clinton wants 20 days of early voting. Here’s how that could help her.

‘The Daily Show’ guide to avoiding anti-Muslim discrimination

Clinton rivals pounce as her ratings fall

Hillary Clinton’s poll numbers are falling. Among Democrats.

Map: Health-care premiums could spike as much as 650 percent if this Obamacare challenge succeeds

Gov. Bobby Jindal to make presidential announcement on June 24

Obama makes an impassioned case for a Palestinian state

Teen dies after being found shot in backyard of Bowie home

Nearly $300 million to provide juvenile services for 860 children?

Kid conflicts can explode when adults intervene

Clergy protest baggage handler's firing

School funding still undecided as Council weighs options

Cosby moves to block material linked to assault lawsuit

Pursuit called off, then cops shot Keitt

The Star Ledger

63 percent of N.J. swatting incidents targeted schools, malls (MAP)

N.J. Assemblyman reported income from 6 jobs in 2014 | The Auditor

Man gets $35K after cops thought his cracker crumbs were crack

Newark School Board asks state board to remove Anderson

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland police pull guns on knife-wielding woman in dispute over blankets

Wage gap for recent college graduates: women make $3+ less per hour than men

USA Today

IMF: Fed should wait until 2016 to raise interest rates

Minority retial workers paid less than whites

The Chicago Tribune

Rauner starts budget cuts to force Dems to negotiate on his agenda

Emanuel won't say if CPS can make $634 million teacher pension payment

Emanuel names new CPS board members

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