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Today in Black America - July 28

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Today in Black History: The NAACP stages a "Silent March" along New York's Fifth Avenue in 1917 to protest lynchings in the United States.

The New York Times


Hillary Clinton Lays Out Climate Change Plan

N.S.A. Will Not Be Allowed to Keep Old Phone Records

Jabbing at Republican Rivals, Jeb Bush Calls for Civility

Hillary Clinton Assails Mike Huckabee’s Remarks on Iran Nuclear Deal

Obama Criticizes Huckabee, Trump, Cruz and Other Republicans

Push to Scale Back Sentencing Laws Gains Momentum

Problems Plague System to Check Gun Buyers


Transportation Secretary Seeks Meeting With Cuomo and Christie on Hudson River Rail Tunnels

La Guardia Airport to Be Overhauled by 2021, Cuomo and Biden Say

Harlem Principal Said She Forged Test Answers, Education Dept. Says

The Christian Science Monitor

If Congress rejects nuclear deal, would US and not Iran be a pariah?

Rick Perry vs. Bernie Sanders: More guns in movie theaters?

Hillary Clinton has big plans for solar power. Are they achievable? (+video)

Could school computers be a tool in preventing ISIS from recruiting teens?

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Autopsy finds 'no suspicious injuries' on woman who died in Cleveland Heights jail

Cleveland police union raffling gun to benefit officer involved in shooting

Ohio Supreme Court board officials must urge Ohio judges to follow the law on same-sex marriage: editorial

Ohio's infant mortality rate dips slightly but is still high compared to other states

The Washington Post

Under Jeb Bush, housing prices fueled Florida’s boom. Then it all went bust.

Jewish Americans support the Iran nuclear deal

Gun control? Americans increasingly see more guns as the solution, not the problem.

Jeb Bush: It’s not clear if there are more ‘disconcerting’ police incidents — or if we’re just seeing them more

White House liaison to African-Americans to leave for nonprofit

Tired of waiting for high-speed Internet? Ask your local government.

Proposed changes to Virginia voter registration stirs fears among GOP

The Detroit Free Press

Judge terminates mom's rights in freezer death case

Feds urge metro Detroit faith leaders to beef up security

The Los Angeles Times

Immigrants' attorneys say they were 'locked out' of detention centers after raising concerns

States, U.S. must boost graduation rates, Duncan says in slamming college costs

Esential California: South L.A.'s violent weekend

The Star Ledger

Feds want to meet Christie, Cuomo to discuss new Hudson rail tunnels, report says

Christie says Democrats need to oppose Obama on Iran deal

N.J. structural deficit at $10.2B, nearly same as when Christie took office

Obama's eloquent lesson in civil rights, to a continent that needs it | Editorial

House passes N.J. Rep. Payne's bill to help first responders

NJ sues to stop Cooper EMS takeover

Acquitted cops go after city's top brass

24-hours in Philly: 2 dead, 7 hurt

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