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Today in Black America - July 26

POSTED: July 26, 2016, 10:00 am

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Today in Black History: The Republic of Liberia, founded by the American Colonization Society to resettle freed African slaves, gains independence in 1847.

Traffic delays and detours mark travel on first day of DNC

After day of discord, Sanders urges party to unite behind Clinton

FactCheck: Democratic National Convention Day 1

History and hostility as Clinton ascends to nomination

Takeaways: Sanders, Michelle Obama dominate convention

The New York Times

Day 1 Takeaways: First Lady Steals the Show

Democrats Try to Unite During Unruly Opening to Convention

Sanders Faces Task of Putting Down the Revolt He Started

Editorial: Hillary Clinton’s New Democrats

Sanders Faces Task of Putting Down the Revolt He Started

How Bernie Sanders Left His Mark on Pop Culture

The Christian Science Monitor

Bernie's rebellion pushes back on his calls for unity

How the Clintons' 'home' state turned so red, so quickly

Trump gets a convention bump. Here's what that means.

DNC hacker: Lone wolf whistleblower, or Russian saboteur?

The Detroit Free Press

Gender, race, Trump: Michelle Obama went there

Some Michigan Bernie Sanders supporters still angry as DNC begins

Clinton and Sanders: Newfound allies as Democrats divide

Party of Clinton looks different than in 1992

The Chicago Tribune

Editorial: So DNC execs favored Hillary Clinton. Is anyone surprised?

Winners, losers from first night of DNC

Michelle Obama's speech shows an America that's already great

Gutierrez rails against Trump 'bigotry' in Democratic convention speech

The Los Angeles Times

Michelle Obama's stunning convention speech: 'When they go low, we go high'

After fighting like Republicans, Democrats seek unity of any sort

Opening night feels like a party, with speeches from Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders

The Washington Post

Democrats’ best weapon against Trump: Obama

The neat political trick that Sanders and Warren played

A day of humiliation for party chair underscores Democratic divide

After a hack and its destructive fallout, Democrats fear what’s next

Democrats hope to reintroduce Clinton to skeptical voters

The Star-Ledger

Christie can't be happy about his cameo appearance at DNC 2016

54 protestors ticketed on first day of DNC in Philly, cops say

DNC 2016 rolls out top stars at Philadelphia convention to support Clinton

Booker gets DNC 2016 rocking: 'We will rise!'

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