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July 11, 2020

The first meeting of the "Niagara Movement" that spawned the birth of the N.A.A.C.P. is held in Canada on this date in 1905.

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Today in Black History: Author Richard Wright ("Native Son") is awarded the NAACP Spingarn Medal on this date in 1941

The New York Times


Obama Says of Terror Threat: ‘We Will Overcome It’

Editorial: President Obama’s Tough, Calming Talk on Terrorism

Republicans Attack Obama’s Address

Insiders Aid Banks in Effort to Displace Fannie and Freddie

Justice Dept. Plans to Investigate Chicago Police After Laquan McDonald Case

Mayoral Race in Maine Could Help Define City’s Future Amid Demographic Shift

Hillary Clinton Urges Silicon Valley to ‘Disrupt’ ISIS

Reforming the Criminal Justice System Is Not Assured

President of Liberty University Urges Students to Get Gun Permits


Officials Rally for an Extension of a 9/11 Health Bill

What to Expect in Week 4 of Trial of Dean Skelos and His Son

Police Believe a Single Arsonist Is Behind a String of Fires in Queens

The Star Ledger

Could this be the new odd couple of Newark school reform? | Editorial

Muslim, Jewish women seek camaraderie at leadership conference

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama's Islamic State address marks shift in war on terror

The mysterious Islamic movement quietly sweeping the Middle East

Five ways to reduce mass shootings in the US

How well do you know American extremism? A quiz.

Military women 'over the moon' about Pentagon opening combat posts to females

'I feel I'm not free to speak my language'

Location a key factor in violence risk, Penn study finds

Cops leave immigrant, kids in street, take car

More calls for Justice Eakin to resign

The Washington Post

Sanders’s focus on inequality overshadowed as guns, terror grab headlines

The White House insists it has a plan to fight Islamic State and that it’s working

Obama’s Oval Office address reflects struggle to be heard

Annual HIV diagnoses down 19 percent over the past decade

In Milwaukee, evidence is weak for the ‘Ferguson effect’

FBI investigating San Bernardino shooting as an act of terrorism

Maryland panel on policing practices cancels meeting

Hogan promises education money to rural counties

High-poverty schools often staffed by rotating cast of substitutes

Md. casinos see slight drop in overall revenue since last year

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Open carry advocates, Akron residents discuss gun rights during advocacy walk (photos)

RTA fare increases would be hardship for many: LaQueta Whorley, Mary Jones

Prosecutor Timothy McGinty denied party recommendation from ward leaders in re-election bid

Expert for Tamir Rice's family releases new report that says shooting was unreasonable

Expert says Tamir Rice had hands in pockets when shot by Cleveland police

The Detroit Free Press

Labor deal reached with Detroit's 3 casinos

Albom: Gun laws need to change

Sorority makes sure prisoners' kids have a Christmas

Bond reduced for MSU student suspected in terror threat

The Chicago Sun-Times

Attorney General will launch probe of Chicago Police

Despite Laquan video, reports from cops back shooting

State union workers issue rally cry to Gov. Rauner: stop holding state hostage

The Los Angeles Times

Authorities arrest mother of baby found buried alive in Compton

L.A. school board holds unusual Sunday meeting to interview superintendent candidates

San Bernardino shooting victims: Who they were

Inquiry into San Bernardino attack looks for radicalism roots

USA Today

Republicans denounce Obama's terrorism speech

Analysis: San Bernardino redefines Obama's remaining time in office

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