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Human rights activist Ella Baker is born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1903.

Today in Black America - August 18

POSTED: August 18, 2016, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: Emmy Award winning, pioneering actress Gail Fisher, "Peggy" on the detective series "Mannix," was born in 1935 in Plainfield, New Jersey.


The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


With each day, speculation about shooting video mounts

Social media threats intensify, focus on officer


Sherman Park unrest won't stop nearby developments

Prison worker video mixed Mandela quotes, menacing images


The Christian Science Monitor


Flooded homes in Baton Rouge, open hearts in New Orleans


Homeless and transgender: HUD poised to issue new shelter regulations


Could deep red Georgia really go for Clinton?


Why the latest police shooting cut so deep in Milwaukee’s black community


Trump's staff shakeup: 'I am who I am'


Philly.com


Gifts to Seth Williams create conflicts


What was Seth Williams thinking?


On last day in office, AG Kathleen Kane says she has 'no regrets'


Kane juror: 'No one's above the law'

A police shooting, frayed nerves in Harrisburg


Cosby's defense team loses another key player



The Star-Ledger


40 people arrested in massive N.J. child porn crackdown


Christie orders funding for emergency N.J. road projects as gas tax fight continues

These 7 bills waiting on Christie's desk could affect millions across N.J.

Trump's tax break: What are friends (like Christie) for? | Editorial



The New York Times

National


Blow: Why Blacks Loathe Trump

Op-Ed: Voting Rights Success? Not So Fast

To Millennials in Seattle, the Future Is Looking Scary

Acclaimed ‘Birth of a Nation’ Is Cloaked in Controversy

Brazil Pulls U.S. Swimmers Off Plane Home


Donald Trump Appoints Media Firebrand to Run Campaign

F.B.I. Gives Congress Documents Related to Hillary Clinton E-Mail Inquiry


Hillary Clinton’s Warning to Supporters: Don’t Be Complacent


Local


Community Policing Expands in New York, but Some Question if It Works

A Distracted-Driving Ban in New Jersey? Some Say It Threatens a Way of Life


New York Police Certain They Caught Imam’s Killer; Motive Still a Mystery

Killed by a Stranger: A Rare Event, but a Rising Fear

Cuomo Moves to Revive a Dormant Housing Aid Program


The Baltimore Sun


After citizen complaints, Baltimore County agrees to air its meetings live


Lawyers see opportunity in Justice Department report on Baltimore police

University of Maryland, Frederick Memorial Hospital team up to provide dental care to the underserved


Busch, Miller pledge long-term fix to prevent Port Covington from hurting Baltimore schools

Monday's downpours send nearly 40,000 gallons of rainwater and sewage into Jones Falls


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Play about Tamir Rice shooting makes world premiere tonight (photos, video)

Cleveland police officer who hit handcuffed suspect put on administrative duty

Cleveland activist Kathy Wray Coleman faces additional felonies after removing ankle bracelet

Case Western Reserve University names residence hall for Stephanie Tubbs Jones

Cleveland official calls out critics of dirt bike track proposal, accuses them of veiled racism



The Chicago Tribune


Videos capture dramatic police shootout with carjacking suspect

1 killed, 7 wounded in city shootings

Can big data predict police misconduct? U. of C. researchers search for answer in the numbers


EDITORIALS: Judgment day for Chicago's police code of silence


The Washington Post


Louisiana flooding is the country’s ‘worst natural disaster’ since Hurricane Sandy, Red Cross says


Prompted by Flint water crisis, Northern Va. schools begin testing for lead

Brazil stops two American swimmers from returning to U.S.


Campaign shake-up signals that Trump will finish race on his own terms


Hillary Clinton’s Non-Mandate

Documents from the Hillary Clinton email investigation might be made public

To understand Donald Trump’s law-and-order appeal, look south of the border


Will Hillary Clinton stick with Merrick Garland if she wins the White House?


The nation’s teacher force lacks diversity, and it might not get much better


Feds end Head Start grant after finding schools humiliated kids, used corporal punishment

How racial bias, income inequality and the 2016 election can hurt your health


The Detroit Free Press

Feds fighting to keep Detroit demo subpoena private

Michigan AG Bill Schuette to fight for ban on voting by straight ticket


American Girl doll brings history to life in Detroit


ACLU finds Battle Creek's panhandling vote 'troubling'

Detroit going after tax deadbeats, including banks


The Los Angeles Times


Fewer Californians were uninsured in 2016, but medical costs remain a concern for many


Exide cleanup: Parts of three L.A.-area schools fenced off due to lead contamination

Can two new L.A. high schools make fire departments more diverse?

'Mega-development' foes offer Garcetti a deal to halt ballot campaign



USA Today


Armour: Can the U.S. get swimmers out of Brazil?

Trump courts black voters in Wis. speech







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