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September 28, 2020

New York Supreme Court Judge, the late Bruce H. Wright, author of "Black Robes, White Justice," is born in 1918 in Princeton, New Jersey.

Today in Black America - July 13

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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


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


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

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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