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Dr. Franz O. Fanon, Algerian author and political leader, dies in 1961.

Today in Black America - August 17

POSTED: August 17, 2016, 12:00 pm

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Today in Black History: Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Pan-Africanist, Black Nationalist and entrepreneur, was born in 1887 in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica.

The Milwaukee Journal

Social media threats intensify, focus on officer

Snyder: What we need to do after Milwaukee violence

Stingl: A look back at Milwaukee's 1967 riot



The Baltimore Sun

The questions raised by Gaines' death [Editorial]


Baltimore City Council approves monthly water bills


The New York Times

National

Number of Women in Jail Has Grown Far Faster Than That of Men, Study Says


As Louisiana Floodwaters Recede, the Scope of Disaster Comes Into View


Pennsylvania Attorney General Quits on Heels of Perjury Conviction


Puerto Rico’s Financial Woes Revive Calls for Independence

Trump, Rallying White Crowd for Police, Accuses Democrats of Exploiting Blacks

Roger Ailes Is Advising Donald Trump Ahead of Presidential Debates

Trump Casinos’ Tax Debt Was $30 Million. Then Christie Took Office.

Donald Trump Wants to Cut Visa Program He Used for His Own Models


Local


In Police Misconduct Lawsuits, Potent Incentives Point to a Payout

First-Degree Murder Charge Added in Killing of Queens Imam and Aide


The Christian Science Monitor

Training programs promise good jobs without college degrees. Can they deliver?


THE MONITOR'S VIEW Who says voters are ‘polarized’?

Why Trump’s warning of ‘rigged election’ isn’t credible


Philly.com


Attorney General Kathleen Kane to resign

Nutter calls Controller 'a snake' after report alleging 'slush fund'

Could former Philly Mayor Michael Nutter be the busiest part timer in America?

Former Philly Police Commissioner John Timoney dies

Detective is challenged on authenticity of 1991 rape-murder confession


The Star-Ledger

How Trump reportedly cut $30M casino tax burden to $5M under Christie's watch

Port Authority sued by rail group for withholding $460K, report says

Mysterious library raid linked to federal extortion, money laundering probe, warrants reveal

Laborers' union rallies for Transportation Trust Fund in Jersey City


Christie: Blame Senate Democrats for N.J. road construction shutdown



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cleveland Clerk of Courts office violating new bail policy, top judge says

County cuts, bus cuts, Medicaid: Why Ohio is about to face big problems

Cleveland Community Police Commission looking to fill two spots

University of Akron trustees to review all contracts after paying salary to former administrators

Ohio Turnpike preparing to use drones



The Detroit Free Press


Clock ticking on failing schools; lawmaker calls plan 'irresponsible'

Teens plead guilty to murder of boy who begged 'leave me here to die'


Metro Detroit roads flooded because of 10 water pump-house failures

Water activists ask judge to speed up their cases


The Chicago Tribune


Paul O’Neal fatally shot by police in upper back: autopsy

Emanuel won't talk about inspector general report on McDonald shooting


Aetna exit shakes up Illinois Obamacare exchange


The Washington Post

Clinton’s and Trump’s approaches to racial politics mirror the fault lines of a nation


Trump courts black voters in law and order speech


The more outside money politicians take, the less well they represent their constituents

Three Democrats eyeing Hogan’s job head for conference of Md. county leaders


Aetna warned it would drop out of Obamacare exchanges if its merger was blocked

Why America’s biggest lawyers group finally took a stand against sexual harassment


Why perceived inequality leads people to resist innovation


Students, and a college president, discuss housing ad seeking people of color only


D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier steps down to work for the NFL

Milloy: Baltimore’s poorest residents should feel as safe as its wealthiest

Harry Briggs Jr., at center of school desegregation lawsuit, dies at 75


The Los Angeles Times


First day of school features strategic push for enrollment

Officer fatally shoots a person in South L.A. after an emotional Police Commission meeting

Most water agencies can ease up on conservation under new standards


USA Today


Confederate group reluctantly accepts Vanderbilt deal






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