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Today in Black America - August 12

POSTED: August 12, 2016, 11:00 am

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Today in Black History: In 1922 the Washington, D.C. home of abolitionist and publisher Frederick Douglass was dedicated as a national memorial.

The New York Times


Report on Racial Bias in Baltimore Policing Also Exposes Gender Bias

In Baltimore Report, Justice Dept. Revives Doubts About Zero-Tolerance Policing

South Carolina Law on Disrupting School Faces Legal Challenge

Federal Court Rejects North Carolina Legislative Districts

Trump Laments Polls, but Keeps Provocative Approach

In Michigan, Hillary Clinton Calls Donald Trump Enemy of ‘the Little Guy’

Fact-Checking Hillary Clinton’s Economic Speech

Mike Pence Campaigns With an Eye on His Own Future

At a Donald Trump Rally, a Confederate Flag Goes Up, and Quickly Comes Down

Military Officials Distorted ISIS Intelligence, Congressional Panel Says

How Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Differ on Taxes


A Texting Truth Often Forgotten in Politics: Your Phone Remembers Everything

Letter to Cuomo Reveals State Senate’s Plan to Help Success Academy

The Christian Science Monitor

Could Boston offer a model for police-minority relations?

Why poor defendants face an uphill battle at Supreme Court – and how to fix it

Clinton economic speech: anti-Trump, with a dash of Sanders (+video)

Byko: Is race involved in this war between neighbors in Fern Rock?

Adviser: He and Kane plotted grand jury leak - and cover-up

El-Shabazz to join D.A.'s Office as head of investigations

School official in Chesco text-message scandal gets jail for theft

The Baltimore Sun

Mourners, including young son, attend funeral for Korryn Gaines

After Justice Department report, police department now faces challenge of wholesale culture change

City stymies efforts to review Baltimore police sexual assault investigations, advocates say

Report puts O'Malley on defense over policing

The Star-Ledger

North Jersey mayor throws reporter out of city hall (VIDEO)

Trump campaign reportedly abandons N.J. headquarters

The connection between Cory Booker, Phil Murphy and Hillary Clinton | The Auditor

How Second Amendment group will fight N.J. stun gun ban

No charges for Rutgers staffer who put student in headlock

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County Jail supervisor fired for excessive force against female inmates

Backers of $15 minimum wage in Cleveland say initiative is headed to the ballot (Video)

The Detroit Free Press

Rhodes extends time with DPS to focus on strengthening elected board

Prosecutor: Muskegon men worked together to drug, rape women

Judge gives Flint officials 90 days to decide trash pickup

Detroit schools transition manager: No EAA debt relief

The Washington Post

‘Lock her up’ sentiment comes to a congressional campaign

Private federal prisons — less safe, less secure

A racially diverse America could make the economy less important to elections

Trump says he’d consider trying U.S. terror suspects in military tribunals

23 things Clinton says she’ll do for the U.S. economy

Lawsuit: Trump campaign’s state director in N.C. pointed loaded gun at ‘petrified’ staffer

Dozens of Republicans urge RNC to spend money on congressional races, not Trump

In Texas, a man who didn’t kill anybody is about to be executed for murder

Chicago police sued for attacking Muslim woman, stripping her of headscarf

Baltimore police cuffed, stunned and shot people in mental health crisis, even if they posed no threat

D.C. Council members outspent opponents, still lost in June primary

The Los Angeles Times

California gang database plagued with errors, unsubstantiated entries, state auditor finds

Demonstrators call on D.A. to decide whether to prosecute LAPD officers who shot Ezell Ford

USA Today

American Simone Manuel speaks out on police brutality, race after earning Olympic gold

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