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Today in Black America - June 26

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Today in Black History: General Lloyd Newton, the first Black member of the Thunderbirds, the elite Air Force precision flying team, was born in 1942 in Ridgeland, SC

The New York Times

Called to Pulpit and Politics in a Life Cut Short

In Charleston Funerals, Remembering Victims of Hate as Symbols of Love

If Health Law ‘Is Here to Stay,’ So Are Doubts About It

Obama Gains Vindication and Secures Legacy

Editorial: The Supreme Court Saves Obamacare, Again

Justices Back Broad Interpretation of Housing Law

New York Prison Escapee Traded Art for Favors From a Guard

To Police New York in the Future, Bratton Looks to His Past

Ex-Friend of State Senator Tells of a Cover-Up

The Christian Science Monitor

Supreme Court upholds Obamacare in major victory for White House (+video)

If Congress removes Confederate statues, who next: Jefferson?

Dixie fading? Confederate symbols under siege across South. (+video)

With growth stunted, waning patience in Chad for cost of Boko Haram fight

Hillary Clinton cancels Philly fundraiser

Pa. court nixes law that let gun lobby sue cities

Philly magnet school gets PSP grant for middle-school expansion

General Lee replaced by the Blues Mobile in Bucks

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Retiring flags and symbols of the Confederacy: Editorial Board Roundtable

Cleveland police union chief says some consent decree provisions will violate union contract

John Kasich wins some, loses some in Ohio lawmakers' final budget plan

Supreme Court wisely upholds Obamacare subsidies: editorial

The Washington Post

Charleston's Emanuel AME Church: A legacy of heroes and martyrs

Lone wolf extremists like Dylann Roof are easy to develop but hard to track

Editorial: The Obamacare ruling disappoints the conspiracy theorists

Obama’s legacy forever linked with Roberts’s

The House had a chance to take a stand on the Confederate flag. It didn’t.

House Democrats urge Obama, DHS to target ‘violent right-wing extremism’

Hogan: Maryland will move forward on Purple Line, with counties’ help

Homicides up 20 percent in D.C. this year, with nearly 30 killed since May 1

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit teacher union head faces accusations in letter

Sen. Virgil Smith bound over for trial in assault case

Kresge awards $25,000 grants to 18 writers and visual artists

100th birthday for noted Detroit activist Grace Lee Boggs

Judge: Torture charge dismissed in case of boy found in Detroit basement

The Star Ledger

Christie critic not renominated to Rutgers governing board | The Auditor

Christie is in 7th place in 2016 N.H. poll, with 5 percent support

N.J. Legislature sends Christie bill requiring quarterly state pension contributions

Ex-student tried to kill 6 people by setting Rutgers building ablaze, indictment says

The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Supreme Court rightly supports Fair Housing Act 'disparate impact' claims

Opinion: In ruling on Obamacare provision, court didn't rewrite law — it read it

Henry Louis Gates apologizes for Ben Affleck show after PBS review

California Assembly approves one of the toughest mandatory vaccination laws in the nation

USA Today

The final four: Major cases awaiting Supreme Court rulings

AG Lynch: Similarities in Roof radicalization, U.S. recruits to ISIL

Chicago teachers break off contract talks

The Chicago Tribune

Employee shot to death at Edgewater carwash; 5 others wounded in shootings across city

Changes for teachers bring CPS contract talks to a halt

Marva Collins, renowned educator, dies at 78

Illinois Democrats applaud Supreme Court health care ruling

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