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July 09, 2020

E. Frederic Morrow becomes the first Black to serve in the Executive Office of the President in 1955, appointed by President Eisenhower.

Today in Black America - July 11

POSTED: July 11, 2017, 7:30 am

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Today in Black History: The first meeting of the "Niagara Movement" that spawned the birth of the N.A.A.C.P. is held in Canada on this date in 1905.

The New York Times


Trump Jr. Was Told of Moscow’s Link

Editorial: The Culture of Dishonesty

For Trump’s Deregulation Teams, Deep Industry Ties

3 Lawsuits Filed Against White House Panel on Voter Fraud

Trump Aides Turned to Businessmen for Afghan War Advice

16 Are Believed Dead in Mississippi Military Plane Crash

U.S. Is Investigating Jane Sanders Over Burlington College Bank Loan

Strategy for Democratic Mayors Facing Troubles: Attack Trump


De Blasio Back in New York After Much-Criticized Trip to Germany

As His Popularity Craters, Christie Eyes Another Sharp-Elbow Job: Sports Radio Host

Smooth Sailing as Penn Station Repairs Begin, but It’s ‘Only Day 1’

Prosecutor: 14-year-old was 'executed' for intervening in N. Philly street fight

2 boys admit role in videoed assault on intellectually disabled grocery worker

Opinion: Missing mugshot brings out our racists

Wolf allows $32B Pa. budget to lapse into law

The Detroit Free Press

State of Michigan fines DPSCD over lack of potable water for employees

Jobs, high-tech transportation focus of Coleman Young II's plan for Detroit

Lease deal between Pistons, Olympia signed, to be presented to NBA today

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland police need help locating missing woman with epilepsy

Cuyahoga Democrats endorse Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's re-election

Cleveland Community Police Commission member says impaired driving charge won't affect position

Akron City Council OKs putting income tax increase before voters in November

Ohio students scored better on English tests this year, but sometimes worse in math

The Star-Ledger

How N.J. feels about Christie after those beach photos

Lawmakers seek to give N.J. workers back pay from shutdown

Cops looking for car in Newark shooting that left 6-year-old wounded

Dozens rally against violence after 6-year-old shot in Newark

CEO who ran mortgage fraud scheme during housing bubble heads to prison

The Los Angeles Times

Why Texas is Texas: A gerrymandering case cuts to the core of the state's transformation

L.A. school board salaries more than double to $125,000 a year

Massive Valley blackout again puts spotlight on L.A.'s failing infrastructure

'I think it’s arson': Developer suspects political motives as officials probe latest Bay Area fire

Prosecutors: No 'criminal liability' in controversial case of woman who died in LAPD jail cell

The Chicago Tribune

Chance encounter at hospital nearly leads to wrongful conviction for Chicago man

3 killed in South Side shootings, 8 others wounded, including downtown

City's top cop asks court: Block hiring of man once charged with hate crime

Teen fatally shot near Des Plaines mourned as 'funny, outgoing kid'

The Washington Post

White House tries to play down meeting of Trump Jr., Russian lawyer as new details emerge

Timeline: How the story of the Trump Jr. meeting unfolded

Spotlight in Russia controversy falls on a son always ready to fight

Trump commission tells states not to submit voter data until court weighs privacy impact

North Korea’s surprising, lucrative relationship with Africa

Police said an officer shot two dogs who ‘charged’ at him. Then their owner posted her video.

Defense Department to spend $5.6 billion on 74 more F-35 fighter planes

Kaine lobbies against Republican health-care plan

Federal government cancels costly, decade-long search for a new FBI headquarters

The new culture war targeting American universities appears to be working

As murder rate soars, Baltimore Mayor Pugh seeks help from Gov. Hogan

Baltimore youth jobs programs build a path to careers

USA Today

Trump voter fraud panel may spark partisan voting rights battle

Steve Bannon had portrait of himself as Napoleon, report says

Cop who killed Philando Castile to be paid $48,500 in buyout

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