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Today in Black America - July 30

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Today in Black History: Law professor Anita Hill, who courageously testified against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, was born in 1956 in Lone Tree, OK.

The New York Times


White Officer Indicted in Killing of Black Ohio Motorist

Videos Have Put Race and Policing Into Sharp Relief

Blow: The Shooting of Samuel Dubose

Bernie Sanders Throws a Nationwide House Party for Over 100,000 Would-Be Foot Soldiers

Bernie Sanders Lobbies for A.F.L.-C.I.O. Endorsement

James Gilmore, Ex-Virginia Governor, Files Papers to Run for President

The More Scrutiny for Donald Trump, the Testier the Response

Chaka Fattah, Pennsylvania Congressman, Indicted on Charges of Misuse of Funds


Award in Lead Paint Lawsuit Can’t Be Tied to Ethnicity, Judge Rules

Bloomberg Is No Longer Mayor, but His Schools Agenda Thrives in Albany

Grand Jury Clears Four New York Officers in Fatal 2014 Shooting of Robbery Suspect

Ruling That Denied Release of Grand Jury Evidence in Garner Case Is Upheld

The Christian Science Monitor

Moving beyond suspicion, Muslims and Evangelicals seek common ground

How will rising interest rates (really) affect you?

Robots in war: Ethical concern, or a help for social ills?

Iran deal sparks battle between two Jewish lobbies – and worldviews

The Star Ledger

Christie campaign seeks financial disclosure extension

Chris Christie knocks down Trump's wall | Editorial

U.S. Rep. Fattah, N.J. resident indicted for alleged misuse of federal, campaign funds

Sweeney wants federal loan program to rescue public worker pensions

Christie says he and Cuomo committed to new Hudson rail tunnel

Chenault-Fattah on leave at NBC-10

In Fattah case, a big, Rendell-era name resurfaces

Baer: Corruption's gripping the city and state

Broker tells his side against Irving Fryar and mother

Poet Sonia Sanchez's life gets film treatment

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

University of Cincinnati police officer faces murder charge in driver's killing

John Kasich rising in the polls at just the right time: Ohio Politics Roundup

Cleveland officials say they hope to balance free speech, safety during 2016 Republican National Convention

The Detroit Free Press

Family of Kellom awaits probe of fatal police shooting

State sentencing guidelines ruled unconstitutional

Wayne County could start sending inmates to other jails

Charles H. Wright Museum hires Karla Henderson as COO

The Los Angeles Times

Footage of police shooting of Sam DuBose in Cincinnati evokes disturbing video game

L.A. mayor and police chief visit Leimert Park after flare of violence

Judge rejects two charges against deputy U.S. marshal in 2008 killing

Why LAPD's lone Cosby case matters so much

The Chicago Tribune

Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds declares innocence on tax charges

Aldermen propose banning drones near Chicago airports

Ex-U.S. Rep. Schock in court on possible contempt charge

The Washington Post

Campus officer charged in death of unarmed man

Billionaire Koch brothers’ network takes cue from Obama’s playbook

Charles Koch calls on fellow conservative donors ‘to raise our efforts to a new level’

Harassment and hostile work environment are major complaints of congressional employees, report says

For Democrats, there’s no right answer on Planned Parenthood

Three-year-old girl dead after shooting in Southeast Washington

D.C. Education Board revisits flexible routes to high school graduation

Report: Gov. Hogan to shut down Baltimore men’s jail

USA Today

Four-time NBA All Star Vin Baker is working at Starbucks

'Obama Eight' adjust to life after life sentences

Group sues Fla. gun shop that declared 'Muslim Free Zone'

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