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Today in Black America - July 21

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Today in Black History: Chuck Stone, former speechwriter for Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, author and Philadelphia Daily News columnist was born in 1924

The New York Times


John Kasich to Enter Crowded 2016 Race Facing Job of Catch-Up

John Kasich on the Issues

Scott Walker Proposes Shutting Wisconsin Ethics Board

In Chattanooga, a Young Man in a Downward Spiral

New Details Released in Sandra Bland’s Death in Texas Jail

Mississippi to Investigate Death of a Black Man Who Raised Confederate Flag

White Former N.A.A.C.P. Leader Who Said She Was Black Still Does

Obama Picks Michigan Professor for Fed Board


As Shootings Rise in New York, Police Focus on a Small Number of Young Men

City Hall, in a Counterattack, Casts Uber as a Corporate Behemoth

New York Attorney General Accuses Brooklyn Children’s Charity of Fraud

A&P Files for Bankruptcy and Aims to Sell 120 Stores

The Christian Science Monitor

N.C. police officer faces trial for shooting of unarmed man in 2013

'Great Satan' and 'axis of evil' no more? How US, Iran show similarities (+video)

The Star Ledger

New Jersey American Indian Tribe sues state for blocking official recognition, lawsuit states

Christie vows to defund Planned Parenthood if elected president

Congressman Scott Garrett takes his bigotry out of the closet

Cubans, politicians in N.J. critical of U.S. embassy reopening

The Detroit Free Press

Free dental care program due for Wayne County students

House set to adjourn for months without vote on roads

Newcomers find spark of innovation in Detroit

Obama nominates U-M economics professor to Fed board

The Washington Post

Poll: Trump surges to big lead in GOP presidential race

Hillary Clinton said it. Black lives matter. No hedge

Menendez lawyers accuse Justice Department of misconduct

First look: Debut ad from pro-Chris Christie super PAC highlights opposition to Iran deal

Peer-to-peeer lending program aims to help first-time buyers

History of lynchings in Md.’s Eastern Shore

Maryland residents angry over firing of black police chief

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Everything you need to know about John Kasich as the Ohio governor runs for president

Ohio kids struggling despite post-recession economic gains, report says

StreamLink CEO Adam Roth says he learned to be entrepreneurial from a running a nonprofit: Reinvention

Six children taken to hospitals after smoking synthetic marijuana in Cleveland, police say

The Los Angeles Times

California seeks record $1.5 million fine for unauthorized use of water in drought

L.A. County to pay $2 million to Antelope Valley housing discrimination victims

Can two federal bills finally fulfill goals of No Child Left Behind

Temple trustee under fire over Cosby

GOP to Wolf: Call off attack ads

Teachers union fined over donations to candidate Gym

USA Today

More children living in poverty now than during recession

Jail video released from morning of Sandra Bland's death

The Chicago Tribune

CPS considers more than $1billion in long-term borrowing

Rauner names 'rooftop pastor' to Tollway board

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