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Today in Black History: Tennis star Arthur Ashe becomes the first Black man to win the U.S. Open singles championship in 1968 at Forest Hills, New York.

The New York Times


Analysis Finds Higher Expulsion Rates for Black Students

A Racial Gap in Attitudes Toward Hospice Care

Ferguson Announces an Amnesty on Warrants

Racially Disparate Views of New Orleans’s Recovery After Hurricane Katrina

Ouster of ‘Disruptive’ Book Club From Napa Train Prompts Racial Bias Charge

With Mergers, Concerns Grow About Private Medicare

Today in Politics: Obama’s Delicate Spot With Biden as Clinton Maneuvers


Prosecutors Rebuke Menendez Over Request to Dismiss His Corruption Case

Palestinian Authority Is Ordered to Post $10 Million Bond in Terror Case

Judge rejects Kane's legal arguments

Open houses to focus on pope’s poverty campaign

Advocacy groups file federal lawsuit against school district

School district administration grows under new plan

Frances P. Aulston, 75, community activist, cultural-alliance founder

The Star Ledger

Barnabas and Newark hospital avert clash in bankruptcy hearing

U.S. Attorney to be formally asked to probe death of man shot by Bridgeton police

5 pieces of advice from police chiefs for N.J.'s newest top cop

No thanks: Newark Puerto Rican parade rejects Baraka's $5K donation

The Christian Science Monitor

New Obama climate push: Let them make power

Calls for calm: Dow falls nearly 4 percent, but is there a recession in sight?

Has the media now accepted Donald Trump? What that could mean (+video)

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland's consent-decree monitor could cost as much as $13 million

Cleveland HIV/AIDS research duo awarded $18.5M for continued work by Fasenmyer Foundation

Louis Stokes honored inside Cleveland City Hall Monday

Video: Former Congressman Louis Stokes lies in state at Cleveland City Hall

The Chicago Tribune

1 dead, 9 injured in city shootings, including men in their 70s

University of Illinois provost resigning over 'controversies'

Emanuel sets three public meetings to talk Chicago budget gap

The Detroit Free Press

Editorial: Courser and Gamrat must go

African-American Detroit pastors traveling to Israel

Wayne County gets outlook boost in latest credit report

Frank Kubik’s quiet advocacy keeps food program alive

The Los Angeles Times

13,000 fall into homelessness every month in L.A. County, report says

Geico agrees to $6-million settlement in discriminatory pricing case

Gov. Brown will sign bill exempting Class of 2015 from high school exit exam

Why the U.S. is No. 1 -- in mass shootings

3 judges appointed by Democrats will hear California death penalty appeal

The Washington Post

Bush: People should ‘chill out’ over ‘anchor baby’ issue

Democrats accuse 11 GOP candidates, Koch network of violating rules

Menendez wrongdoing is ‘clear,’ lawyers say

Iraq veteran gets into race for Maryland’s Senate open seat

Kasich’s claims about his budget and economic record in Ohio

School starts in D.C. amid jitters over summer crime wave

Maryland attorney general recommends profiling standard for police

After Baltimore riots, changes to police ‘bill of rights’ sought

USA Today

Company looks to lessen the burden of college textbook prices

Atlanta police investigate racial Elmer Fudd graffiti

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