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Today in Black America - August 9

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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


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


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

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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