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

Today in Black America - July 13

POSTED: July 13, 2017, 9:30 am

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Today in Black History: New York City "Draft Riots" took place in 1863, when Irish mobs angry over being drafted killed hundreds of Blacks in a 4 day rampage.


The New York Times

National

Editorial: Obamacare Is Not Collapsing

Writing Health Bill, Republicans Have No Votes to Spare

Conspiracy or Coincidence? A Timeline Open for Interpreting


Politics Get Personal as Harsh Glare Hits Trump’s Family


Stories of Foreign Election Influence, Separate and Not Equal

Congress Wants to Punish Russia, but Can’t Dole Out the Punishment


F.D.A. Panel Backs Gene-Altering Leukemia Therapy

F.B.I. Nominee Answers Questions on Donald Trump Jr.


Bystander’s Video of Homeless Woman’s Arrest Leads to Investigation

9 Charged in Fatal Beating of American in Greece



Local


Girl Scouts Troop Will Expand to 15 Homeless Shelters


Mayor Offers $32 Million Plan to Ice Some Rats. Hopefully.

The Gang Murders in the Suburbs

Memories of the Night New York City Went Dark



Philly.com


Contractor: Chaka Fattah threatened me to rehire his son

No closures, mergers recommended for Pa. state colleges


Retired Philly judge seeks interim DA job


Bodies found in search for missing Bucks men



The Star-Ledger


Newark law intended to curb gentrification fails


I was just trying to help woman in distress, but cops roughed me up: man's suit

How this one walkway could be a path to Newark's rebirth

More than 500 gallons of gas found stored near homes in Newark

Videos of Rahway mayor's car crashes are public records, judge rules


The Detroit Free Press


DMC's for-profit owner keeps $850M promise, including redone children's hospital

Official in northern Michigan stands by call to kill all Muslims

Metro Detroit Youth Day draws thousands to Belle Isle


Swansons Funeral Home in Flint shut down amid 'deplorable' conditions



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

State school board approves bare bones ESSA plan with a few adjustments


All 17 Cleveland City Council wards to have contested elections, including one with 10 candidates


Groups opposed to Quicken Loans Arena deal allowed into court challenge, Ohio Supreme Court says

3 protesters sue Columbus, police; say hit by pepper spray


Cleveland man charged in killing of man who broke up fight while playing basketball


The Chicago Tribune


The last unresolved piece of Illinois' new budget: How to dole out money to schools

Suburban school leaders worried about state education funding

Democratic leaders could fill open Cook County Board spot today


The Los Angeles Times

L.A. took their water and land a century ago. Now the Owens Valley is fighting back

LAPD union joins national push for feds to help prepare police for contacts with mentally ill

So you need a job but you're a felon? L.A. County may be on your side

UC regents panel backs limited use of letters of recommendation at campuses systemwide



USA Today


Senators discussing backup plan in case Obamacare repeal fails

'Major advance': Leukemia treatment could be first U.S. gene therapy



The Washington Post


How Trump is changing America’s foreign policy

Hospital, doctors and patients fuel last gasp of opposition to Senate health bill

The Health 202: Doctors attempt to sink GOP health-care bill


Trump: ‘I will be very angry’ if GOP senators don’t pass a health-care bill


Cory Gardner: A swing-state case study of the GOP health-care bind


Gillespie’s primary scare in Virginia has White House, others urging ‘Trump world’ hires

Photo surfaces of evangelical pastors laying hands on Trump in Oval Office

‘I told him I can’t breathe’: Police punch teen girl after mistaking her for black male suspect

The Finance 202: Health care collapse is nightmare scenario for tax overhaul

Opinion: The black-white unemployment gap is at an all-time low. Here’s how to keep it there.


GOP House members seek to cut education budget — but not nearly as deeply as Trump proposed


D.C. police arrest 16-year-old in killing of man who had turned life around

More students are graduating from District schools, but are they ready for college?








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