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Baseball legend, Negro League star and Hall of Famer Leroy "Satchel" Paige was born in 1906 in Mobile, Alabama.

Today in Black America - June 12

POSTED: June 12, 2015, 1:00 pm

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Today in Black History: NAACP Field Secretary and civil rights leader, Medgar Evers, was assassinated in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi in 1963

The New York Times

Op-Ed: Let Rich and Poor Learn Together

Baseball and Black History

Murders Soar as Policing Dwindles in West Baltimore

Campaign Kickoffs: Who Has Stumbled, Who Has Sparkled

Hillary Clinton Will Evoke Roosevelt and Try to Ease Fears on Trust in New York Speech

Illinois: Judge With Ties to Hastert Will Remain on Case

Cuomo Seeks to Link Bills on Rent Regulation and Private School Tax Credits

De Blasio Calls Trans-Pacific Partnership a ‘Huge Mistake’

The Christian Science Monitor

Why did Obama send another 450 trainers to Iraq? (+video)

Has Congress prepared for a blockbuster Obamacare ruling?

Need to brush up on your job skills? France's military has an offer for you.

BDS: Is growth of anti-Israel boycott all good news for Palestinians?

The Washington Post

1 in 5 college women say they were violated

Why this NAACP official isn’t talking about her race

Obama makes last-ditch effort to save trade plan

What Chicago Democrats tell us about President Obama’s problems on trade

Gun killings fell by 40 percent after Connecticut passed this law

Court denies net neutrality stay as rules take effect

Prisoners’ rights advocates: D.C. needs a new jail

Charges dropped against black U-Va. student arrested by white cops

Clout: This guy is still running Philly's elections?

Kenney: Expand PPA's ticketing powers

Testimony ends in Fox 29 N-word suit

Did Nutter derail racial report on casino firm?

D.A.: We need to get tougher on truancy

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Judge finds probable cause for murder charge against officer who killed Tamir Rice

Al Sharpton praises activists, judge who recommended charges against Cleveland cop who shot Tamir Rice

Ohio legislators seek states convention to amend U.S. Constitution, tame federal government's power

Judge Angela Stokes' defense against charges of misconduct has cost Cleveland taxpayers more than $650,000

The Detroit Free Press

Great Lakes Water Authority OKs lease of Detroit system

Overhaul of criminal justice system is long overdue

3 women to stand trial in MSU baseball bat attack

The Los Angeles Times

After Ezell Ford ruling, LAPD chief's video upsets Police Commission

DWP worker misused more than $4 million in public funds, D.A. alleges

Video: Santa Ana police raid pot shop, then eat its edibles, attorney says

The Star Ledger

No charges 'at this time' in teacher-student sex investigation, prosecutor says

Slain Newark teen was set to graduate high school next week, friends say

3 sentenced in murder of former Rowan football player, Millville star

N.J. teacher, fired over cop-killer letters, seeks donations for educational trips

USA Today

Parents out 'black' NAACP leader as white woman

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