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July 07, 2020

Baseball legend, Negro League star and Hall of Famer Leroy "Satchel" Paige was born in 1906 in Mobile, Alabama.

Today in Black America - March 30

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Today in Black History: The 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was adopted on this date in 1870.

The New York Times


5 Prosecutors With a Fresh Approach

Senate Panel Vows Full Investigation of Trump’s Russia Ties

With Offices Empty, Critics Fear Trump Is Devaluing Science

In Shift, Ivanka Trump Will Become a Federal Employee

EDITORIAL: Ignoring Diplomacy’s Past and Its Future Promise

U.S. War Footprint Grows, With No Endgame in Sight

North Carolina Lawmakers Strike a Deal on Bathroom Law

Betsy DeVos Calls for More School Choice, Saying Money Isn’t the Answer

Little Sign of a ‘Trump Bump’ in the Economic Forecast

Justices Side With Free-Speech Challenge to Credit Card Fees

Good Schools, Affordable Homes: Finding Suburban Sweet Spots

3 Men on Death Row in Louisiana Sue Over Solitary Confinement


De Blasio Stymied in Attempt to Pay Legal Fees With Donations

2 Christie Allies Are Sentenced in George Washington Bridge Scandal

Brand New Colossus: A Statue of Liberty Revival Amid Immigration Woes

The Christian Science Monitor

Trump’s bid to federalize cops faces roadblock: cops

First US 'microcollege' helps single moms become liberal arts graduates

Democrats pen letter to Trump on working together for health care reform. What can they achieve?

The Star-Ledger

Bridgegate surprise: Why did Bridget Kelly get less jail time than Bill Baroni?

Defiant Kelly, Baroni pledge to appeal prison sentences in Bridgegate case

Road, transit projects in all 21 counties being funded by Christie's $400 million cash dump

Family searches for answers after Maplewood grandmother killed in Newark

Town pays $243K settlement after alleged police beating

Camden mayor decides against third term

Luzerne County 'cash for kids' defendants finding wheels of justice spin slowly

Judge who oversaw 'kids for cash' case is missing

Swearing to tell a lie

Pa. Senate approves $15 million for struggling unemployment system

Controller: Nutter, ex-chairwoman of Mayor's Fund should pay back thousands

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Community Police Commission hires New York City prosecutor as executive director

Challenge to Cleveland activist Basheer Jones' council candidacy to be heard by elections board

Televangelist Ernest Angley ordered to pay $388,000 for using unpaid labor at Cuyahoga Falls buffet

Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan signs comprehensive civil rights legislation into law

$7.8 billion Ohio transportation budget bill passes without local government earmarks

The Chicago Tribune

Emanuel introduces ID plan for undocumented immigrants

Groundbreaking Illinois bill shifts debate over online privacy protections to the state level

The lowdown on the 'Low-Line' plan for trail underneath CTA train tracks

EDITORIALS: Team Trump's warning on federal funds: This immigration ploy would make cities more dangerous

The Detroit Free Press

Justice Young leaving Michigan Supreme Court for Detroit law firm job

Riley: America can no longer pretend that Trump presidency is normal

Fiery lawmaker Rep. Maxine Waters to visit Detroit on Friday

Cass Tech leader earns statewide Principal of the Year award

Detroit schools chief finalist: We'll compete with charters and win

The Los Angeles Times

Seattle sues over Trump's 'sanctuary cities' threat, calling his executive order unconstitutional

Hawaii judge extends national block of Trump's travel ban

Adam H. Johnson: How the media smears black victims

Senate heads for 'nuclear option' if Democrats filibuster Gorsuch nomination

The Washington Post

Who is ‘Source D’? The story of the man said to be behind the Trump-Russia dossier’s most salacious claim.

Federal judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump administration’s travel ban

GOP lawmakers trying to avert federal shutdown need Democrats — and Trump

Daunting effort to salvage GOP’s agenda falls on shoulders of one man: Mitch McConnell

Trump EPA declines to ban pesticide that Obama had proposed outlawing

Trump administration still plans to undo portions of health-care law, Tom Price says

Fox News legal analyst returns — and reiterates unproven wiretapping claims

What to expect now that Internet providers can collect and sell your Web browser history

Supreme Court relives a horrific murder that shocked Washington decades ago

Veto dance begins in Annapolis: Lawmakers send bills, Hogan has 6 days to act

USA Today

When veterans become cops, some bring war home

Focus on psych tests as more vets apply to be police

Vet hiring preference hinders police diversity

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