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July 03, 2020

Educator Dr. Ruth Simmons, the first Black president of Brown University, was born on this date in 1945 in Grapeland, Texas.

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Today in Black History: "Scottsboro Boys" are arrested in Point Rock, Alabama on this date in 1931

The New York Times


Editorial: The Racism at the Heart of Flint’s Crisis

Wisconsin Race Frames Dispute Over Supreme Court Nominee

Angry Arizona Voters Demand: Why Such Long Lines at Polling Sites?

Feeling G.O.P. Peril, Muslims Try to Get Out Vote

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, Says Donald Trump Shouldn’t Be Nominee

Rick Wilson Would Take Clinton Over Trump

Scott Walker Says G.O.P. Nominee May Not Be Trump, Cruz or Kasich

North Carolina Law Barring Antidiscrimination Measures Draws Sharp Backlash


A Mailman, Handcuffed, in Brooklyn

Ken Thompson, Brooklyn Prosecutor, Emerges as Shrewd Victor in Akai Gurley Case

Peter Liang, Ex-Police Officer, Apologizes to Akai Gurley’s Partner in Meeting

Cuomo Faces Loud Backlash Over Push to Cut State’s CUNY Funding

Port Authority Pledges Billions for Airport Upgrades and New Bus Terminal

The Christian Science Monitor

How Trump could win over skeptical voters

Can more women-owned businesses shrink the gender pay gap?

A retired lawyer opens first US slavery museum with $8.6 million of his money

Cruz wants to patrol Muslim neighborhoods. What happened when N.Y. tried it? (+video)

The Star Ledger

Will Christie expunge N.J. felons' drug convictions?

N.J. AG should investigate Exxon over climate change, groups say

More carcinogens found on N.J. school's athletic fields

2 former Lakewood H.S. football players sentenced in armed robberies

N.J. speaker: Christie has 'the tools he needs' in Atlantic City

Black social worker to get trial she sought

Clout: Fiscal watchdog or soda-tax yes man?

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Vote on $100 million project near Cleveland Clinic set for Monday with Councilman TJ Dow's blessing: Mark Naymik

Americans want Senate to vote on Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland. Portman keeps saying no

Petitioners call on Sherwin Williams, PPG to stop making lead paint

Challenge to casino gambling in Ohio can proceed, Supreme Court rules

Ohio State will pay for early childhood educators to earn bachelor's degree

12 smaller cities losing millions to Ohio cuts - Impact 2016: Where the cuts hurt most

The Detroit Free Press

E-mails show feds knew of Flint rashes in mid-2014

Snyder's approval ratings continue to slide over Flint

Decade after representing himself, Flint man to be freed

The Chicago Tribune

Sources: Gun used to shoot 3 Chicago cops traced to sheriff's deputy

How police 'de-escalation' training could help Chicago

Chicago area sees greatest population loss of any major U.S. city, region in 2015

Illinois Supreme Court ruling forces city to find new fix for 2 pension funds

Hastert, Daley get the kid glove treatment from Lady Justice

The Washington Post

Why Emily’s List is spending big to defeat a progressive Democrat

Trump’s insult of Cruz’s wife adds to GOP fears on women

Vice President Biden confronts words of an old foe: Sen. Joe Biden

Obama to convene special meeting with world leaders focused on the Islamic State

Backlash builds against N.C. law on transgender bathroom use

It looks as if the government can afford to revive year-round grants for needy college students

Pentagon tries to rebrand the beleaguered $400 billion F-35 with a 14-stop tour

Former Ole Miss student pleads guilty to hanging noose around statue honoring the first black student

States move forward with 'religious freedom’ laws

Obama administration says these colleges are doing a good job of serving low-income students

Why Emily’s List is spending big to defeat a progressive Democrat

Bowser’s budget changes the city’s approach to school renovations

Fired Eastern Shore police chief to join Baltimore state’s attorney’s office

His daughter was gunned down at Virginia Tech. Now he will rest beside her for eternity.

The Los Angeles Times

At UC Berkeley, promises of a crackdown on sexual misconduct are met with skepticism

Court may help Corinthian students win relief

USA Today

Indiana gov signs abortion restrictions into law

Tough talk on U.S. Muslims latest salvo in campaign war

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