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Author Richard Wright ("Native Son") is awarded the NAACP Spingarn Medal on this date in 1941.

Today in Black America - July 31, 2017

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Today in Black History: Civil rights leader Whitney M. Young, Jr., who led the National Urban League for 11 years, was born on this date in 1921 in Lincoln Ridge, KY.

The New York Times

National

Scaramucci Is Forced Out of New Role at White House

Divorce Report Capped Scaramucci’s First Week. There Was No Second Week.

New Trump Tweets: ‘No WH Chaos!’ and Digs at Congress

Republicans Worry That White House Disarray Is Undermining Trump

John Kelly, New Chief of Staff, Is Seen as Beacon of Discipline

Putin Bet Trump Would Improve Ties. It’s Backfiring.


Down the Mighty Columbia River, Where a Power Struggle Looms

How to Repair the Health Law (It’s Tricky but Not Impossible)


On Justice Ginsburg’s Summer Docket: Blunt Talk on Big Cases



Local


In Borough Park, a Councilman Departs but the Feud Goes On


Children’s Books Missed These Immigrant Stories. So Students Wrote Them.

Police Criticize Trump for Urging Officers Not to Be ‘Too Nice’ With Suspects



Philly.com


Philly taxpayers on the hook for 'councilmanic prerogative'


Former Police Commissioner Ramsey: Trump's remarks to cops no joke

Need a job? Bob Brady and the art of the political buyout


Star-Ledger


Stadium developer reveals design for vast mixed-use project

18 months in prison for former chief of Jersey City Head Start

Why an election 2,400 miles away could drive up N.J. gas prices

If Newark learned anything from the riots, it will demand affordable housing | Editorial


The Chicago Tribune


Chicago faces 2018 budget shortfall of $114 million, smallest gap in more than a decade

Pritzker says he'll lead Illinois as resistance state to Trump

City moves to shut down 17 companies in party bus crackdown

Treasury Department axes Obama-era myRA retirement savings program


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio's public schools neither the best or worst in new study

Insurers will make sure nearly every Ohio county has an Obamacare carrier

Jim Renacci gives $4 million of his own money to governor campaign

Sinclair purchase of WJW Fox 8 triggers concerns about local news content

Democrat Joe Schiavoni raises more than $341,000 for Ohio governor campaign



The Los Angeles Times

Details emerge in deal to bring 2028 Summer Olympics to Los Angeles


In California's poultry plants, refugees fill the vacuum left after President Bush's immigration raid

Nancy Pelosi raises more than $25 million for Democratic efforts to retake the House

California's bullet train is likely to face more environmental hurdles after a high court ruling



The Washington Post

Scaramucci out as White House communications director

Pence takes tough tone on Russia after Putin retaliates against sanctions

Venezuelan president is sanctioned after election that critics called ‘illegitimate’

Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who has an extreme view of immigration, is convicted of criminal contempt

Insurers just stepped in to avoid an Obamacare disaster

4 ways the GOP could restart its efforts to repeal Obamacare


Citing ‘basic physics,’ a judge berated the FAA over shrinking airline seats

Analysis: Trump’s favorite poll is probably not his favorite today


Rep. John Delaney is running for president in 2020

Alsobrooks promises everyone a seat at ‘table of opportunity’ if elected county executive


USA Today


Anthony Scaramucci is out. Here are 9 other people who also left their jobs under Trump





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