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Today in Black History: Constance Baker Motley, appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson as the first Black woman to serve on the federal bench, was born in 1921

The New York Times


Missouri Panel Presents Blunt View of Racial Inequity

Blow: Bernie Sanders and the Black Vote

Gaps in Earnings Stand Out in Release of College Data

Laurene Powell Jobs Commits $50 Million to Create New High Schools

Bernie Sanders to Visit Liberty University to Preach to the Other Side’s Choir

Jeb Bush’s Cerebral Debate Style Faces a Test: Donald Trump

Ben Carson and Bernie Sanders, on the Rise and on the Talk Shows


Cities United, de Blasio’s Immigration Coalition, Has Big Goals but Modest Start

Suit Says Police Violated Occupy Wall Street Protesters’ Constitutional Rights

White-collar, black-collar: Philly's divide

Charters funded by high-stakes bond deals

Time hasn't run out on Pa. Cosby case

Sub troubles stress out Philly schools

Editorial: Sub failure a bad lesson for students

Baer: Another to oust Kane

The Star Ledger

Glassboro police handle dozens of 'college-related' complaints after wild weekend

Christie: 'Just stop reading newspapers' on Samson investigation (VIDEO)

What we know about United Airlines makes this PATH project suspect | Editorial

2 homicides in 2 days in Newark, authorities say

The Christian Science Monitor

For one Atlanta police officer, no 'war on cops' – just a chance to do her job

Why Marines, unlike Army and Navy, are so against women in combat

Kim Davis is not the only public official refusing to hand out marriage licenses

In aftermath of Ebola, Sierra Leone finds forgiveness is a powerful resource

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Time to fix Ohio's aging infrastructure through new gas tax: James Pajk, American Society of Civil Engineers

Staff who worked on Ohio charter school "data-rigging" are silent as state school board has questions for Supt. Dick Ross

CMS report on Cleveland Clinic's Marymount Hospital lab details systemic problems

Ohio's Central State University removes Bill Cosby's name from its communications building

George Forbes and trio of Cleveland council members back ResponsibleOhio marijuana plan

The Detroit Free Press

Lawmakers want EMU, OU to explain tuition hikes

Macomb Co. jail again allows inmates letters, magazines

Snyder designates week for welcoming immigrants

Detroit Police collecting diapers for needy families

The Chicago Tribune

Cabrini-Green residents, CHA settle lawsuit — adding public housing in area

Chicago aldermen pitch tying new ride-share tax to surge pricing

Rauner tries to boost stalled plan to change civil lawsuit system

The Los Angeles Times

Meet the busboy who's taking on Donald Trump over immigration

Rep. Loretta Sanchez gains ground on Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris in Senate race, poll shows

Margo Jefferson reveals life inside the black elite in 'Negroland'

3 brothers fatally stabbed were subject of abuse investigations by L.A. County

Politics at the local level pointless? That's what many Californians think

A rise in violence plagues South L.A.: 'We can't police our way out of this'

The Washington Post

Poll: Trump, Carson top GOP race; Clinton support erodes

Trump billed his ‘University’ as a road to riches, but critics call it a fraud

Ted Cruz courts unlikely voter group in GOP presidential primary: women

After five years of delay, WMD plan is ‘nonsensical,’ critics say

Can the GOP win minority votes by running minority candidates? It’s not so simple.

Hillary Clinton talks about faith, family to mark D.C. church’s 200th anniversary

These are the hardest places for minimum wage workers to live

Teacher development is built on ‘good intentions’ and ‘false assumptions’

Prince George’s court tightens rules on structured-settlement buyouts

‘Key & Peele’ and ‘The Carmichael Show’ became this summer’s best comedies by dealing deftly with race

Could renaming streets in Northern Virginia promote racial healing?

Here are the streets in Alexandria that are named for Confederate heroes

USA Today

Courts, states put death penalty on life support

Latino activists plan 'Dump the Trump' march in Dallas

Seattle teachers' strike cancels Monday classes

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