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September 23, 2020

Legendary jazz innovator, saxophonist John Coltrane,a leading figure of the bebop genre, was born in 1926 in Hamlet, North Carolina.

Today in Black America - June 6

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Today in Black History: First annual "People of Color" convention is held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1831.

The New York Times


Editorial: Grifters Gonna Grift

8 States Vote in Critical Primary Contests

Why Is Trump Mad at Sessions? A Tweet Provides the Answer

Scott Pruitt Sought ‘Business Opportunity’ With Chick-fil-A While Leading E.P.A.

Aide Who Mocked Senator McCain Leaves White House

Trump Hosts Celebration, Without Philadelphia Eagles

Lewinsky Comment ‘Wasn’t My Finest Hour,’ Clinton Says

‘Are We Going to Die Today?’ Inside a Parkland Classroom as Bullets Flew

A Promising Cancer Treatment Made Patients Worse


Ex-Navy Pilot Among Democrats to Advance in New Jersey

An Online Agitator, a Social Media Exposé and the Fallout

Asian Groups See Bias in Plan for Elite New York Schools

For New Jersey Commuters, a Sequel to the ‘Summer of Hell’

Council comes up with a city budget that won't increase Philly property taxes

A Philly cop was fired after fatally shooting a fleeing man from behind years ago. Will charges be filed?

Tensions boil over as South Philly teen agrees to be tried as adult in killing of two 16-year-olds

An upscale pill mill operation run by a corrupt pharmacist ends in murder

The Detroit Free Press

Column: Donald Trump using NFL anthem issue to lather up resentment and hate

The next big corporate tax cut? Senate panel OKs big break for utilities

Michigan to close another prison. Still to be determined? Which one

Voters will decide marijuana legalization after Legislature fails to act

The Star-Ledger

N.J. lost a powerful voice today

What the hell happened to Bob Menendez in Tuesday's primary?

Menendez hit with protest vote from some Democrats as he and Hugin win Senate primaries

Lawsuit claims cop threw girl by her hair during illegal arrest at basketball brawl

Rutgers prof says f--- white people, now the university is investigating

The Chicago Tribune

11-year-old boy shot to death sang rap songs 'about putting the guns down'

1 day after state budget celebration, S&P says it represents 'the status quo'

Rush to receive $45 million, its largest single donation ever, to help veterans with PTSD

CPS fails to warn Florida district about educator who resigned while under investigation for misconduct

Emanuel apologizes as mayoral challengers seize on CPS sex abuse scandal

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Intervention center should allow more Cuyahoga County youth to avoid detention

Regular Clevelanders get chance to set Congress straight on budget issues

Cleveland's food truck scene gets a food bus run by high school students at Walnut Wednesday today

Mayor Frank Jackson taps assistant law director as Cleveland's new chief corporate counsel

Teen son testifies that his mother threw Cleveland girl against a dresser before she died

The Washington Post

Trump’s ‘Celebration of America,’ sans Super Bowl champs, spurs backlash

Perspective: With no Eagles in sight, president’s event was more circumstance than pomp

Analysis: Winners and losers from the biggest primary night of the year

Perspective: To fight racism, stop trying to fix people. Fix the system that supports racism.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions defends separating immigrant parents and children

In small towns across U.S., fire chiefs turn to Latinos to fill volunteer ranks

School safety panel, formed in Parkland’s wake, won’t focus on gun restrictions

Mexico makes good on threats to impose tariffs on $3 billion worth of U.S. cheese, pork, and other products

White House staffer who derided McCain has left the administration

In the Army and the Klan, he hated Muslims. Now one was coming to his home.

Pentagon: ‘No one will ever know’ how many civilians U.S. has killed in fight against ISIS

C. Anthony Muse: Prince George’s voters ‘don’t want more of the establishment’

David L. Gadis becomes new D.C. Water chief

The Los Angeles Times

It's Newsom vs. Cox in November as Villaraigosa tumbles in governor's race

California's major political parties feared the top-two primary but emerged as powerful as before

Top USC medical school official feared dean was 'doing drugs' and alerted administration, he testifies

Fatal shootings by LAPD down but less lethal use of force is up, report says

Former Monterey Park officer sentenced to nearly 8 years in prison for sexually assaulting women in traffic stops

USA Today

Judge Aaron Persky, who gave Brock Turner lenient sentence in rape case, recalled from office

Google employee activism on diversity, Pentagon contract is shaking up Internet giant

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