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Today in Black America - August 1

POSTED: August 01, 2016, 7:30 am

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Today in Black History: Educator and civil rights champion the late Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, President of Morehouse College, was born on this date in 1895.

The New York Times


Only 9% of America Chose Trump and Clinton as the Nominees

Critics See Efforts by Counties and Towns to Purge Minority Voters From Rolls

EDITORIAL: Donald Trump Ducks Tax Disclosure

How the ‘Stupid Party’ Created Donald Trump

Blow: Off to the Races

Editorial: Virginia’s Century-Old Mentality on Race

Donald Trump’s Confrontation With Muslim Soldier’s Parents Emerges as Unexpected Flash Point

Clinton? Trump? Either Way, Count on Deficit Spending to Rise

Hillary Clinton Hunts an Elusive Prey: White Male Voters

In Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton Cites Economic Gains, and Challenges


Pupils at New York’s Most Troubled Schools Keep Pace With Peers

Bronx Assemblyman Files Complaint Against the Police

The Christian Science Monitor

My three days with the Bernie Sanders rebellion

Voter ID movement stumbles in courts, as judges ID racism

How Democrats plan to rebuild after losing hundreds of seats nationwide

Boot camps for the mind? Pentagon aims to build super soldiers.

Fight with Khan family tests Trump's 'say anything' strategy

Two former Temple University cops charged with killing

Inquirer editorial: Police added polish to Philly's image during DNC

Camden house linked to MLK gets demolition notice

The Washington Post

The election is in 100 days. Here’s what we know.

Trump is the first modern Republican to win the nomination based on racial prejudice

Koch network seeks to defuse donor frustration over Trump rebuff

In Ohio, Clinton warns voters not to be ‘misled’ by Trump

Here are the facts about the debate over the debates

Early childhood education gets push from $1 billion federal investment

How a top school district tried to block a very gifted child

What prepares a president to deal well with disaster? Not relevant experience, necessarily.

One-third of officers killed in line of duty were alone, new study of police deaths finds

‘Everybody is still in pain.’ But is it finally getting better in riot-scarred Baltimore?

McAuliffe walks line between Clinton’s needs and his goals

The Detroit Free Press

Study: Michigan rivers among worst for organic pollutants

Riley: Presidential election is battle for the soul of America

Where each political party stands on the issues

Affordable Care Act rates may jump 17.3% in Michigan

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Heroin's human toll: Car crash left Lorain woman addicted to painkillers

Ohio men charged with hate crime in black man's beating

Look at inventor Garrett Morgan's patent drawings of his gas mask, traffic light (photos)

Ohio abortion restrictions unconstitutional, state appellate court rules

As No Child Left Behind is tossed out, Ohio plans a new approach to testing and school accountability

The Los Angeles Times

Ex-L.A. Sheriff Lee Baca's dilemma: Withdraw his guilty plea or face prison?

These 6 major issues — and 1 big unknown — will confront lawmakers returning to Sacramento

The Star-Ledger

The 1 big problem lawyers will have finding Bridgegate jurors

Rio 2016: Why N.J. fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad should be Team USA flag bearer | Politi

U.S. providing $16M to Camden for waterfront development

Former Montclair mayor exploring 2017 run for governor, reports say

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago property tax bill double whammy: Increases plus an assessment hike

Youth advocates seek to limit use of shackles for juvenile offenders

Commentary: CPD's crucial choice: Treat its list as offenders or as potential victims?

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