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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 30

POSTED: June 30, 2016, 7:30 am

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Today in Black History: Mrs. Alberta Williams King, the mother of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was murdered in 1974 while at the organ at Ebenezer Baptist Church.

The New York Times


Bernie Sanders Returns to the Capitol, His Campaign in Tow

House Democrats Try to Sustain Push for Gun Control

Donald Trump Assails U.S. Chamber of Commerce Over Trade

Donald Trump Has Long Benefited From Trade Practices He Now Scorns

In Trade Stances Toward China, Clinton and Trump Both Signal a Chill

Obama Will Campaign With Hillary Clinton in North Carolina

Blow: The State of Race in America

Edsall: The Changing Face of Urban Power

Conservative to Fund Republicans Who Back Climate Change Action

Cleveland Relaxes Rules on Protests Near G.O.P. Convention Site


Latest Sign of Change in Harlem: Its Congressional Candidate

Mayor de Blasio’s Counsel to Leave Next Month to Lead Police Review Board

Three Men Charged in Killing of Cuomo Administration Lawyer

Brooklyn School’s Supporters Say the City Bet Against Its Progress

Travelers to Dominican Republic Lead New York City in Positive Zika Tests

The Christian Science Monitor

When asked to explain partisanship, Americans point to fear

How Scalia's legacy echoes in Supreme Court's final decision of the term

CHANGE AGENT: A critic of schools gets a new view as a tutor in Cleveland

The surprising truth about American manufacturing

Why does the extreme right appeal in Europe? Slovakia offers troubling clues.

The Star-Ledger

Christie on the defense as his gas and sales tax plan faces failure

N.J. Senate Democrats: We're opposed to Christie gas and sales tax deal

Will Sweeney protect our clean water from Christie's bulldozers? | Editorial

Embattled parks director fired as corruption probe continues

See how much Clinton is leading Trump in new N.J. poll

Inching toward budget deal? Pa. Senate OKs $31.5B spending plan

How did scores of homeless come to live at the Convention Center?

14-year-old arrested after pointing loaded gun at cops, Chester police say

Hite: 99% of Philly teacher positions filled

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

What the Cleveland school tax renewal gives the schools and what it will cost you

Judge rejects claim alleging illegal purge of Ohio election rolls

Criminal charge dropped against Cleveland Community Police Commission member

Former Cleveland Brown Reggie Rucker's embezzlement sentencing delayed three weeks

How a 15-year-old Cleveland entrepreneur made $20,000 for his bicycle lawn care business (video)

Proposed $15 minimum wage might kill your favorite Cleveland restaurants, owners say

The Detroit Free Press

Snyder signs $38.8-billion budget for state government

College debt, no degree means world of financial hurt

Former DPS grant director pleads guilty to fraud

Michigan's Dems in Congress draw crowd to Berkley gun-violence forum

Flint re-opens bid process to replace lead lines; 5 contractors tapped

The Chicago Tribune

Rauner, lawmakers piecing together education funding, allowing for tax hike

2 dead, 9 injured in Chicago shootings

Mother of 4-year-old boy shot: 'He was with me. He was holding my hand.'

Federal judge says politics not a factor in Emanuel security team selection

EDITORIALS: Finally, Cook County Board empowers voters to (slightly) downsize government

The Washington Post

Trump fundraising emails overseas prompt complaints here and abroad

Trump, citing attack in Istanbul, blames Clinton for Islamic State strength

Obama and Sanders battle over TPP and the Democratic platform

New analysis shows 160 emails missing from Clinton’s disclosure to State

A split decision for Berniecrats, and four other lessons from June 28 primaries

Conservative pick backed by Cruz to challenge Bennet in Colorado

CEOs are getting more political, but consumers aren’t buying it

A simple but controversial law that can make babies healthier

‘I am fed up with this evil’: How an American went from Ivy League student to disillusioned ISIS fighter

15 Marine drill instructors face allegations of hazing and assault at Parris Island

D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson to step down, leaving legacy of progress

Hogan teams up with Delaware gov. to fight rate hikes they deem unfair

Suspect in death of Baltimore teen Phylicia Barnes can be retried third time

The Los Angeles Times

Obama administration has forgiven $171 million owed by former Corinthian students

L.A.'s chief bureaucrat takes a moral stance on homelessness

After gun control sit-in, California House Democrats bring 'day of action' home to constituents

Poorly performing L.A. sheriff’s deputies are not weeded out in their first year, report says

U.S. Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch talks technology, transparency during LAPD visit

USA Today

Black Lives Matter leader warns Clinton of convention protests

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