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Today in Black America - June 6

POSTED: June 06, 2016, 10:30 am

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Today in Black History: First annual "People of Color" convention is held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1831.

The New York Times

National

Panama Papers Show How Americans Hid Millions Abroad

Editorial: To Stop Bad Prosecutors, Call the Feds


JOYCE CAROL OATES: Never the White Man’s Negro


Sanders Vows Fight as Clinton Wins Puerto Rico Primary


Donald Trump Adds Well-Known G.O.P. Adviser to Campaign Staff

Virginia at Center of Racially Charged Fight Over the Right of Felons to Vote

Ideas on Reconciling Critics of the Presidential Primary Process

In Mississippi Town, Some Fear School Desegregation Ruling May Backfire

A Weekend in Chicago: Where Gunfire Is a Terrifying Norm


Local


Where Nearly Half of Pupils Are Homeless, School Aims to Be Teacher, Therapist, Even Santa

Cuomo to Halt State Business With Groups That Back Boycott of Israel


How the G.O.P. Plans to Restrict de Blasio’s Control of New York City Schools



The Christian Science Monitor


Why Chicago police videos are only half the story

As drug ‘mule’ walks free, Obama’s justice legacy takes shape


Payday loans: Can Washington make them less predatory?


A backlash against Los Angeles schools as high-security fortresses



The Star-Ledger


N.J. Democrats begin final push on controversial pension maneuver


Is child poverty finally declining in N.J.?


N.J. residents: Christie cares more about his future than governing state

Dozens cited in Newark enforcement operation

Newark academy seeks to build community trust, offer inside look at public safety



Philly.com

Hope, skepticism on smoother Pa. budget talks this year

Feds probe rent for Philly DA Seth Williams' ex-wife



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland consent decree monitors say police now see the benefit of reform (Video)

Pathways to Peace: Plain Dealer violence solutions series begins today, comment here

'Pathways to Peace' explores solutions to youth violence: George Rodrigue

What Cleveland can gain from New Haven's fight against gangs: Pathways to Peace


Project Longevity's lessons on gangs offer insights for Cleveland: Pathways to Peace



The Chicago Tribune


Video release of police shootings, incidents marks seismic shift in Chicago's secrecy


Watch the videos: CPD releases footage in police shooting, misconduct cases


2 dead, 7 wounded in shootings

Editorial: Did Rauner insult banana republics when he likened them to Illinois?


Muhammad Ali's exile years in Chicago: 'Learning about life'



The Detroit Free Press


Flint water woes reach beyond lead in drinking supply

WSU program helps struggling students achieve dream

Lansing nonprofit fires sex offenders, implements background checks

U-M pushed for delays in feds' sex assault investigation


The Los Angeles Times


Assemblywoman: 'I don't feel respected' by Democratic colleagues as some help her rival


Clinton and Sanders: A study in contrasts on the final weekend of campaigning


California's U.S. Senate race heads into the home stretch


Two Southern California residents among nine soldiers killed in Ft. Hood accident


The Washington Post


Clinton wins Puerto Rico, marches ever closer to clinching the Democratic nomination

Has Bernie Sanders finally figured out how to appeal to minorities?

Supreme Court will weigh in on whether Va. districts are racially gerrymandered


Democrats Harris, Sanchez likely to emerge from California Senate primary Tuesday

Defiant Sanders signals he will fight on to Democratic convention

GOP worries rise amid hostile Trump comments on Latinos and Muslims

How these biomedical detectives identified the dreaded new superbug in U.S.

Trial of police van driver charged in Freddie Gray’s death will start this week


When should high school students be banned from graduation as punishment?


Hurdles for long-awaited hospital stir worry in Prince George’s


USA Today


Justices will hear major death penalty case


Woman who recorded gorilla incident says toddler 'only had minutes left'









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