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Author Richard Wright ("Native Son") is awarded the NAACP Spingarn Medal on this date in 1941.

Today in Black America - July 21

POSTED: July 21, 2016, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: Chuck Stone, former speechwriter for Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, author and Philadelphia Daily News columnist was born in 1924.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer


RNC protests: Attorneys say arrests after flag-burning should have never happened

Activists who placed anti-Trump banner on Rock Hall flagpoles sentenced


RNC protesters clash with police in downtown Cleveland


Montel Williams: 'Leave John Kasich alone' (video)

Steve King defends comments questioning non-white people's contributions to civilization (video)

Democrats try to rain on Donald Trump's parade

Judge: Ohio State didn't defame fired marching band director


The New York Times


National


Appeals Court Rules Texas Voter ID Law Shows Bias

Obama Faces Expectations on Race and Policing

The Loneliness of Being Black in San Francisco


EDITORIAL: The G.O.P.’s Surreal Diversity Show

Senator Refuses to Endorse Trump and Is Shouted Down

Takeaways: Cheers for Pence, Jeers for Cruz

Dowd: Remainder Night at the Convention

Blow: Making America Safe for Whom?

Bill Clinton Said to Back Virginia’s Tim Kaine for Vice President


Local

New York Bomb Squad Called After Package Thrown at Police Van

New York City Wants to Move 16- and 17-Year-Olds From Rikers Jail to Bronx Center

Insurance Groups in New York Improperly Cut Home-Care Hours for Disabled Patients, Report Says


The Christian Science Monitor


ACLU sues Kansas to block the state's dual voting system


THE MONITOR'S VIEW The exhausted American voter: Ready for a change?

Amid tough GOP convention rhetoric, a plea for civility


Calls resume for community policing, but what does that actually mean?

FIXcast: Is the American Dream alive?


The Star-Ledger


N.J. Supreme Court: Cops can't search cars simply because high beams are on

Rutgers student put in headlock by staff member (VIDEO)


Rutgers hikes tuition for 2016-17 school year

$6.9M hand-off of federal Head Start program leaves employees' futures unknown



The Detroit Free Press


In Cleveland, a sneak peek at Michigan governor race?

DIA launches multimillion-dollar effort to acquire African-American art

Supreme Court asks for briefs on private school refunds


Snyder names new director at Talent Investment Agency


Judge rips lawyers in case of wrongfully convicted Detroit man



The Chicago Tribune


Protesters chain themselves together in front of Chicago police facility

Ban-the-box laws may worsen racial bias against black job candidates, study says

12 wounded in Chicago shootings

With 1993 murder charges dropped, 2 men released from prison

Report rips state youth facility where teen died


Waukegan to pay $55K to families of two boys in police abuse lawsuit



The Los Angeles Times


Trump echoes Nixon 1968 on law and order, a risky bet in a more racially diverse nation

Dylan Noble's death has Fresno pondering police shootings and Black Lives Matter

He shot his childhood friend in the back of his head — as a favor, he says



Philly.com


6 Reclaim Philadelphia members arrested during sit-in at DNC headquarters

FOP takes issue with convention speakers


Radnor police superintendent apologizes for comment on Black Lives Matter

Kane seeks to keep feud with Philly D.A. from jurors

'Nova history department gets $10 million grant

In Cosby criminal case, yet another appeal

Federal fraud charges for His Excellency of South Philly



The Washington Post


Appeals court says Texas voter ID law has discriminatory effect

Attempt for unity falls short as Cruz upstages Pence


Cruz knew his comments could cause a scene — and they did

The Fix: Cruz and the speech that threatened to tear the convention apart


A mighty challenge awaits Trump on Thursday night


Minority delegates at the RNC: An uncomfortable place to be?

Fla. police shoot unarmed black caretaker with his hands up

A vast divide lies between Fox News’ Ailes and Murdoch’s sons

Laura Ingraham calls on rivals to support Trump


Once again, Hispanics were considered for VP. Once again, they’re expecting to be passed over.

Fired black Pocomoke City police chief and lieutenant indicted for alleged misconduct in accident investigation


Black Lives Matter activists stage protest, block traffic in Northeast Washington


USA Today


Cop bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.

These cities' consumers are worst at managing money

Leslie Jones' 'SNL' colleagues address ugly tweets









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