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July 05, 2020

Arthur Ashe, Jr. won the men's singles tennis championship at Wimbledon in 1975, making him the first Black male to take the title.

Today in Black America - June 28

POSTED: June 28, 2016, 10:00 am

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Today in Black History: By an Act of Congress in 1866, the Army created two cavalry and four infantry regiments for "colored" men, including the Buffalo Soldiers.

The New York Times


2016 Election Polls

Donald Trump to Give Speech Voicing Skepticism of Global Trade Deals

Donald Trump Hires Former Adviser to Ted Cruz

Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren Take Aim at Donald Trump

Supreme Court Complicates Corruption Cases From New York to Illinois

House Democrats Release Benghazi Report to Blunt Republican Inquiry

Supreme Court’s Abortion Decision Reverberates in Presidential Campaign

Abortion Ruling Could Create Waves of Legal Challenges

For Detroit’s Children, More School Choice but Not Better Schools

A Young Prostitute, Police Scandals and a Rocky Renaissance in Oakland

Ex-Indiana University Student Accused of Rape Avoids Prison in Plea Deal


A Connecticut Tribe Fights for Recognition, and a Piece of the Casino Industry

Dominican Candidates in New York Tout Their Pioneer Status, but History Is Complicated

Emigrant Savings Bank Discriminated Against Minorities, Brooklyn Jury Says

For the Second Year, Rents in Some Stabilized Apartments in New York City Will Not Increase

The Christian Science Monitor

Brexit is just the latest blow to globalization

In victory for Brexit, a defiant protest against globalization

How Supreme Court's ruling on abortion could echo beyond Texas

Jury orders Phila. schools to pay firm $2.3 million in bias suit

Pennsylvania senator aims to repeal 2011 abortion clinic law

Wine, gambling, cigarettes: How the Pa. House proposes to fund its $31.5B budget

Philly school cafeteria workers get a raise under new contract

The Star-Ledger

With Assembly vote, N.J. lawmakers send Christie $34.8B budget

N.J. lawmakers OK sales tax cut, gas tax hike to fix roads

Christie, Democrats talk about cutting N.J. sales tax in exchange for gas tax hike

Democrats set up battle with Christie over who can carry a handgun in N.J.

N.J. public worker pension referendum moves closer to ballot

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

What happens to kids who are sent to Ohio juvenile courts? Data doesn't show

How downtown Cleveland traffic could be affected by the RNC

Vice President Joe Biden to visit Cleveland Clinic facility on Thursday

New state superintendent Paolo DeMaria wants to hear what's working with schools and what's not

The Detroit Free Press

DTE breaking ground on new park that some call 'second Campus Martius'

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Kwame Kilpatrick appeal

Threat of chemical contamination fuels neighbors' ire

Applications to University of Michigan set another mark

The Chicago Tribune

4 dead, 11 hurt, including 14-year-old, in city shootings

Madigan's elected Chicago school board bill puts Cullerton in tough place

Jesse Jackson invokes slavery in slamming Dish's decision to stop carrying WGN America

U.S. watchdog slams state effort to reduce blight

The Los Angeles Times

Patients pay a higher share of hospital bills, study finds

EDITORIAL: How anti-racists play into the skinheads' hands

The Washington Post

Pat Summitt, legendary former coach of Lady Vols, dies at 64

Civil rights leader Walter Fauntroy arrested at Dulles

Opionion: Anthony Kennedy restores a liberal Supreme Court

Benghazi committee ‘squandered millions of taxpayer dollars,’ Democrats say

'Still Sanders’ activists cling to hope of ‘flipping’ California

Big Labor makes peace with Hillary Clinton on trade

Clinton says she understands many people don’t trust her, promises to earn it

The heroin epidemic was once mostly immune from politics. Not anymore.

Supreme Court overturns corruption conviction of former Va. governor McDonnell

D.C. Council again weighs making it easier for bicyclists and pedestrians to collect insurance after crashes

Senator seeks to stop DOJ from investigating private schools for violations of Americans with Disabilities Act

Education Secretary calls on charters to rethink discipline, reduce suspensions

USA Today

VW to pay owners up to $10K, buy back up to 475,000 cars

Final GOP Benghazi report cites failures

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