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Today in Black America - August 7

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Today in Black History: Scholar and diplomat Dr. Ralph J. Bunche, the first Black to win a Nobel Peace Prize, was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1904.

The New York Times


Trump’s Uncertainty Has Some in G.O.P. Casting Eyes to 2020

They’re Building a Movement. But Don’t Call It Trumpism.

Many Politicians Lie, but Trump Elevates It to a New Level

Blow: America’s Whiniest ‘Victim’

Political Donors Put Their Money Into Social Media

EDITORIAL: A Senseless Immigration Proposal

Critics of Tillerson Say C.E.O. Skills Are Missing in New Role

Colleges in Pursuit of Diversity Follow Different Paths to It

Detroit’s Mayoral Election Is a Test of Recovery and Legacy

Transgender African-Americans’ Open Wound: ‘We’re Considered a Joke’

Reporters Not Being Pursued in Leak Investigations, Justice Dept. Says


New York’s Subways Aren’t Just Delayed. Some Don’t Run at All.

Bill de Blasio Will Push for Tax on Wealthy to Fix Subway

Cuomo to Give Colleges $7 Million for Courses in Prisons

Amid Talk of a 2020 Run, Cuomo Must First Deal With 2018

Police officer to be fired for violent Kensington arrest

Barbecue at Lonnie Young Rec Center turns rowdy; teens throw rocks at police

City Hall computer upgrades plagued by years of delays, millions in extra costs

Baer: Getting a new Pa. budget; or the art of driving with no hands

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit city clerk candidates address department concerns

Coleman Young II: 'My greatest strength is being able to listen'

Thousands expected to seek free medical, dental care at at Cobo Center

Badly wanted in Detroit: Teachers for the upcoming school year

Speedy Detroit blight removal could be endangering residents

Two vacant seats in the state House of Reps are up for grabs in August primary elections.

The Chicago Tribune

Fired and rehired: Hundreds of officers fired for misconduct returned to policing

The socialist movement is getting younger and turning into a left-wing force

14-year-old boy shot dead in Pilsen: 'Streets took my baby'

Emanuel trickles out details about lawsuit against Trump's Justice Department

Opinion: Shamed for having a pre-existing condition: How our leaders add insult to the health care debate

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

John Kasich to step up health care advocacy amid talk of presidential run: Ohio Politics Roundup

Grad student works to prepare Cleveland youth for work: Michael K. McIntyre

What to do if you're a Cleveland Clinic patient with CareSource

HBO's revolting slave fiction and free speech: Phillip Morris

The Star-Ledger

How 4 controversial arrests led to a police chief's suspension

Christie: Trump is welcome at governor's Jersey Shore beach house

Even ex-mayor ends up with no coverage as city switches to state health plan

The Los Angeles Times

'China has conquered Kenya': Inside Beijing's new strategy to win African hearts and minds

China says it built a railway in Africa out of altruism, but it's more strategic than that

Rich and powerful figures will set USC course in wake of scandal, from behind closed doors

'It's hard for a guy to say, "I need help."' How shelters reach out to male victims of domestic violence

A dream and a reality, the 2028 Olympics give Los Angeles a chance to imagine its future

The Washington Post

How can America fix its worst public schools? States don’t seem to know.

A cop stopped a car for speeding — then pointed a gun at a passenger for more than 9 minutes

Minnesota governor denounces mosque bombing as ‘dastardly, cowardly’ hate crime

Flake extends his attacks on Trump and the GOP back to the start of birtherism

Mueller can dig into crimes uncovered in Russia probe, Justice official says

GOP governors stir tension by increasing police patrols to fight violence in cities

Fact Checker: President Trump’s claim of Obamacare ‘bailouts’ for insurance companies

Affordable Care Act sign-up season is coming, but details remain murky

A century after the Constitutional Convention, a question of humanity remained unanswered

Trump’s border wall would slice through wildlife refuges and cut off U.S. territory in Texas

Universities in Va. hit students with whopping collection fees for unpaid tuition

Controversial police T-shirt leads to dismissal in D.C. gun case

USA Today

Diversity debate divides Silicon Valley

Troops at risk for suicide not getting needed care, report finds

Fox News' Eric Bolling suspended over alleged lewd texts to women

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