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Kenya declared its independence in 1963 under the leadership of Jomo Kenyatta.

Today in Black America - August 9

POSTED: August 09, 2016, 7:30 am

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Today in Black History: Today we honor U.S Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first Muslim American, to represent the United States in the Olympic games.

The New York Times

National

Minorities Suffer From Unequal Pain Treatment


Trump Adopts G.O.P. Tax Cuts, but Balks at Trade Pacts


Fact-Checking Donald Trump’s Economic Speech

Key G.O.P. Senator Says She Will Not Vote for Trump


Editorial: Mr. Trump’s Losing Economic Game Plan


Evan McMullin, Anti-Trump Republican, Mounts Independent Presidential Bid

Afghans Who Translated for the U.S. Military Are Stuck in Limbo on Visas

Ahmed Mohamed, Boy Handcuffed for Making Clock, Is Suing

Views From the Pulpit Tend to Favor Hillary Clinton, Survey Finds


Local


Legislators Take Aim at New Jersey Student Loan Program’s Tough Tactics


Why, in One Case, the de Blasio Administration Opposes Affordable Housing

Threats Over Police Radios Have Officers and Scanner Buffs on the Case


The Christian Science Monitor

Trump economic speech: first step to unifying GOP (+video)

To narrow gender pay gap, one state tries something completely new



Philly.com


Trump critics urge RNC to replace Trump in special meeting

Philly elections official goes off on Sean Hannity about ‘rigged’ national elections


Despite six-figure salary, city council is still a part-time job for some


'Old news' or fresh look? Auditor's focus on charter school leases revives issue


The Star-Ledger

Baraka: 'I will do everything' to get Fulop elected governor

Hudson County threatens lawsuit over stalled N.J. roadway projects

Dangerous oil trains need greater oversight | Editorial


The Washington Post


Trump faces new round of resistance as he tries to reset campaign

Economists: Trump tax plan offers almost nothing for the middle class


Former GOP national security officials: Trump would be ‘most reckless’ American president in history


Fact-checking Donald Trump’s speech to the Detroit Economic Club

Clinton agrees to debate schedule

Sen. Susan Collins says she will not vote for Trump, joining growing list of Republicans


Rep. Scott Rigell leaves Virginia Beach GOP after backing Libertarian for president


As the nation’s capital booms, poor tenants face eviction over as little as $25

For Kaine, war powers issue shows a break with Clinton — and a push that fell short


The big difference between Donald Trump’s and Hillary Clinton’s child-care plans

‘Mounting concerns’ from lawmakers over University of Virginia’s $2.2 billion fund


Signatures for term-limits amendment are delivered to Montgomery


Vincent Orange objects to rival taking his D.C. Council seat after he resigns

Incoming Leesburg police chief reflects on challenges and expectations


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


ACLU says proposed changes to dysfunctional Cleveland police review board don't go far enough

What is THC? Why did it sicken 24 people at EST music fest?

Cost of HIV-preventing drugs still a worry for some sexual assault victims despite law passed two years ago


The Chicago Tribune


Boy, 10, shot on West Side; other shootings leave 7 dead, 9 wounded

CPS proposes $5.4B budget with teacher contract similar to one already rejected

Madigan aide: Everyone's got an agenda on redistricting

Patti Blagojevich pleads with judge to free ex-governor: 'please be merciful'

EDITORIALS: Chicago Public Schools budget: Promises, promises

Opinion: I'm a woman, a wife and a mom. And I'm not excited about Hillary Clinton's candidacy.


The Detroit Free Press


John Gallagher: Donald Trump's economic speech short on real economics

Trump right about Detroit poverty rate in speech

Man with Confederate flag mobbed by Trump protesters

Arab-American Muslims accuse Hamtramck police of bias in arrests


Judge dismisses challenge to Michigan's 180-day limit on ballot drives


The Los Angeles Times

Clinton makes a lot of promises — which can she keep?

Minority voters and candidates in a racially diverse Georgia county see a rigged system

L.A. Unified may need to redirect hundreds of millions of dollars for high-needs students

Deputy charged with conducting illegal background checks








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