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The National Council of Negro Women is founded in 1935 by famed educator Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune.

Today in Black America - July 15

POSTED: July 15, 2016, 8:30 am

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Today in Black History: True Reformers Hall, the first building designed, financed and built by Blacks after Reconstruction is dedicated in 1903 in DC.


The New York Times

National


Congress Recesses, Leaving More Stalemates Than Accomplishments


Donald Trump Postpones Naming Running Mate

For Trump, Business Leaders Are More Elites to Resist

Poll Finds Voters in Both Parties Unhappy With Their Candidates

Republican Convention Panel All but Ends Anti-Trump Rebellion


Clevelanders Open Homes and Churches to Convention Demonstrators

You Mean It’s Next Week? Why Some G.O.P. Senators Will Skip the Convention

Obama Warns of Growing Mistrust Between Minorities and Police


Minnesota Police Officer’s ‘Bulletproof Warrior’ Training Is Questioned

Amid Protests Over Police Shootings of Black Men, Latinos Note a Disparity


A Call for Unity at Services for Philando Castile



Local


David Samson, Ally of Christie, Admits to Bribery Over Airline Route


Finances of City College’s President Are Under Federal Investigation

Letter Sent by Lawyer (related to story above)



The Christian Science Monitor


In police shootings, should trials re-examine a victim's past?

What is the protocol for an interaction between police and legal gun-carriers?

Clinton test drives Kaine as VP: What it says about her judgment (+video)

Microsoft ruling limits government access to data stored overseas

Why Florida pulled a mosque as a polling site


The Star-Ledger


WATCH: The trip to David Samson's house that made him bribe United Airlines


Read the revealing emails about the 'chairman's flight' released by the feds


$10M N.J. taxpayer tab for Christie's Bridgegate legal bills keeps growing

N.J. power broker Jamie Fox charged for alleged role in 'chairman's flight'

Sweeney: N.J. road funding crisis complicates public worker pension amendment



Philly.com


Sources: Stack sought flashing-light perk for state-issued car

Jefferson Health fires employee over racist Facebook post

DNC host committee goes to court to keep its fund-raising under wraps

Inquirer editorial: What made this Pa. budget better


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cleveland man accused of taunting neighborhood with racial slurs, pet raccoon

National Convention of the Oppressed, 'counter-convention' to RNC, kicks off (video)

Cleveland police investigating citizen complaint over union head's comments on Browns' Isaiah Crowell

Top Homeland Security official: 'I am concerned about the possibility of violence' in Cleveland during RNC


Family of Ralkina Jones, who died in Cleveland Heights jail, files wrongful-death lawsuit


The Chicago Tribune

Chicago's bid for 2016 Olympics leaves pricey legacy 7 years later

5 wounded in Chicago shootings

Texts using version of N-word at issue in fatal police shooting of Quintonio LeGrier


Broken police oversight system rarely punishes cops

Emanuel to offer maximum property tax rebate of $200


Emanuel to announce plan to add new gates at O'Hare



The Detroit Free Press


Report: Only 36% graduate from state universities within 4 years

Wayne County pension system funding sees improvement

Foundation serves up more help for Flint kids impacted by water crisis



The Washington Post


Trump delays V.P. announcement, even as Pence emerges as probable choice

Paul Manafort on how Donald Trump beat back the ‘Never Trump’ movement

Attempts to unbind GOP delegates crushed, effectively ending ‘Never Trump’ movement


SEIU teams up with billionaire Tom Steyer on voter mobilization effort in key battleground states


Republican platform turns 2013 RNC autopsy on its head

Inside Obama’s radical experiment in national reconciliation


Fired by L.A. schools, star teacher takes his Shakespeare lessons elsewhere


Hogan taps high school senior to serve on Maryland board of education


A simple change that could help solve one of the biggest problems facing poor people


This Harvard grad has a simple strategy for healing our divided country


Md. parole agents say there are not enough of them to do their jobs adequately


The Los Angeles Times


As Clinton stumbles, Trump takes an apparent slim lead in new tracking poll

Fresno police break ranks with other departments by releasing shooting video from body cameras


Ex-Compton school board member sentenced to 6 years in prison in sexual assault case


L.A. Police Commission president calls for revisiting LAPD policy on body-camera videos


Ex-Compton school board member sentenced to 6 years in prison in sexual assault case


'Get to green:' California wants to grade school performance with colors instead of a single number



USA Today


Bernie Sanders will launch organizations to spread progressive message

Girl, 14, with incurable disease makes heartbreaking decision to die


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