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Human rights activist Ella Baker is born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1903.

Today in Black America - June 9

POSTED: June 09, 2015, 12:00 pm

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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

Jarring Image of Police’s Use of Force at Texas Pool Party

Cleveland Leaders Bypass Prosecutors in Shooting Case

Man Held for 3 Years Without Trial Commits Suicide

Supreme Court Backs White House on Jerusalem Passport Dispute

Dennis Hastert Hires Thomas C. Green as His Lawyer

Jeb Bush Shakes Up Campaign Staff, Week Before Campaign Becomes Official


Obama Is Optimistic Justices Will Let Health Care Law Stand


Released After 27 Years, an Ex-Inmate Is Mindful of a Detective’s Cases


Mayor de Blasio Tells New Jersey to Reject Deal With Exxon


Carl Heastie’s Campaign Spending Blurs Line Between Political and Personal

Released After 27 Years, an Ex-Inmate Is Mindful of a Detective’s Cases


The Christian Science Monitor


Obama says no 'complete strategy' against ISIS: what he's getting at (+video)

NSA surveillance debate gives rise to bipartisan Civil Liberties Coalition


Texas pool party: Would a police body camera have made a difference?

The New Economy Economy adds 280K jobs in May, but the definition of 'job' is changing (+video)


The Washington Post


Didn’t the Texas officer know he was being recorded?

College is not a commodity. Stop treating it as one.

O’Malley’s 2016 bid reunites familiar faces from Gary Hart’s campaign


50 hospitals charge uninsured more than 10 times cost of care, study finds

Conservative think tank aims to put focus on income inequality in 2016

Md. panel on policing begins its work by focusing on diversity, training


Philly.com

Ex-Fox29 anchor: My kids will think I'm racist

Yo, conservatives, your brand is tanking

New allegations leveled against Christie


The Los Angeles Times


Cities in the path of the bullet train say they can't accept its 'devastating' route

Ezell Ford shooting: What will the Police Commission decide today?


43 years in solitary: Why a judge ordered Albert Woodfox be set free now


The Detroit Free Press

Highland Park parents seek options as high school shuts

Still a chance to avoid tax foreclosure in Wayne County

Can Detroit, UPS partnership combat rape kit backlog?


The Star Ledger

N.J. Supreme Court sides with Christie in billion dollar pension dispute


NYC mayor Bill de Blasio rips Exxon settlement in letter to N.J. officials

Health officials hope new flu vaccine is more effective than last one

SAT scores from June 6 still valid, College Board says


Recipient of Christie pardon: N.J. gun laws 'need to change'

Effort to force N.J. governments to show more public records and meetings stalls


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

What's the Republican National Convention going to be worth to Cleveland?

Which Cuyahoga County police departments use body cameras?

Cleveland City Council introduces legislation addressing police racial profiling and other biases

Cleveland police union head blasts group's plan to seek charges in Tamir Rice shooting

Cuyahoga County partnership releases plan to address poor health, inequities


Ohio Senate budget plan to restore funding for pregnancy care, cancer screenings for low-income women



The Chicago Tribune

Hastert leaves Plano home for arraignment in Chicago

Lawmakers return with new plans to poke at Rauner

Union protesters disrupt Rauner stop in southern Illinois


USA Today

Louisiana inmate, last of Angola 3, ordered free after 43 years in solitary

New video shows different angle of pool party incident













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