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E. Frederic Morrow becomes the first Black to serve in the Executive Office of the President in 1955, appointed by President Eisenhower.

Today in Black America - July 25

POSTED: July 25, 2016, 7:30 am

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Reenactment of the 1946 Monroe Massacre

Today in Black History: Two young Black couples are viciously lynched by a mob in 1946 in an incident known as the "Monroe Massacre" in rural Georgia.

Monday's DNC speakers: Bernie Sanders, Michelle Obama

Thousands of Bernie supporters, environmentalists jam sweltering streets on eve of DNC

For Clinton, concern lingers over enthusiasm for candidacy

Who is Hillary Clinton?

Democrats: Better make this a tame bash

New Pa. anti-hazing law targets middle and high school students

Career in teaching? College students turning away in droves

The New York Times


Democratic Convention: What to Watch For on Day 1

Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Resign D.N.C. Post

Ego Clashes Exposed in Leaked Emails

How Can Hillary Clinton Sell Herself to Voters Who Already Know Her?

Live Videos, Small Screens: Campaigns Hope Voters Like What They See

Clinton’s Candidacy Defined by Conflicting Portraits

Democrats, Looking Past Obama, Are a Party Without a Cause

Influential Donors Criticize Ted Cruz for His G.O.P. Convention Speech

Lawsuit Forces Texas to Make It Easier for Immigrants to Get Birth Certificates for Children


New York’s First Zoning Resolution, Which Brought Order to a Chaotic Building Boom, Turns 100

False Alarm at the Natural History Museum

Music Festival to Celebrate Newark’s 350-Year History

The Christian Science Monitor

Clinton picks Tim Kaine, devout Catholic and bridge-builder (+video)

Clinton vs. Sanders: Leaked emails raise questions about DNC's impartiality

Why Roger Ailes ouster may mark 'seismic shift' on sexual harassment

When a governor names his dog 'Veto'

THE MONITOR'S VIEW Africa’s step to be a continent of peace

The Star-Ledger

15 N.J. towns where property taxes hurt the most

What's next with Democrats' gas tax plan to end N.J. road construction shutdown?

Why are N.J. Republicans still wasting our money on 'max-outs'? | Editorial

N.J. gubernatorial hopeful Fulop must denounce shady $1M donor | Editorial

After firing president, 21 others, N.J. college is intent on rebuilding

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Muslims rarely recognized for the good they do in the world: Usama Awan (Opinion)

Hough riot, 50 years ago, couldn't destroy a neighborhood

A diamond in the rough: Hough 50 years after an uprising

Remains found believed to be missing Ohio college student

Cleveland talks RNC at City Club panel discussion

The Detroit Free Press

Ex-Michigan Gov. Granholm said to be in the mix to replace DNC chair

At Huron Valley women's prison, some cells have no space for chairs

Ex-officer says Michigan's only prison for women is crowded, dangerous

Youths earn money, gain experience at Grow Detroit

Prosecutor Kym Worthy to push no-parole sentences for 60

The Chicago Tribune

From behind bars, Hastert fights victim's lawsuit

1 dead, 15 wounded in shootings

Mother: 'Typical teenager' shot dead outside Calumet City home

Local, rail officials won't get $110 million grant for South Side projects

Dwyane Wade's nonprofit should up its game, foundation watchdogs say

The Washington Post

DNC chair pushed out over leaked emails showing bias

The most damaging things in the DNC’s leaked emails

Leaked emails aside, the DNC has been a long-standing problem

Emails show how Democrats used Obama to entice wealthy donors

Sanders, seeking unity, finds hold-outs in his movement

Wasserman Schultz resignation leaves some Sanders supporters wanting more

New VP pick Kaine getting in line in opposition to Pacific trade deal

On Islam, the GOP has lost its mind and forfeited its soul

‘My white skin is my privilege;’ This woman’s viral poem about race started a difficult conversation

Lifelong care, heartaches ahead for babies born with Zika in the U.S.

Are summer ‘camps’ the next frontier in helping disadvantaged students catch up?

Va. high court invalidates McAuliffe’s order restoring felon voting rights

The Los Angeles Times

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83B, marking end of an era

State Bar urged to discipline lawyer accused of threatening council president

City looks to tap funds it contributes to BUSD

Burbank City Council, school board like the idea of allowing school IDs to work at public libraries

USA Today

Up to 16 shot, 2 dead in Florida club shooting

Fact check: Hillary Clinton's false and misleading claims

Al Gore won't be attending DNC

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