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NAACP attorney and Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first Black to serve on the Supreme Court, is born in 1908 in Baltimore.

Today in Black America - June 15

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Today in Black History: Keyboard prodigy Errol Garner, a jazz artist who composed and played music by ear, was born on this date in 1923 in Pittsburgh.

New York Times


Waffle House Apologizes Over Handcuffing of Black Customers in Bill Dispute

Democrats Find Vindication, and New Agony, in Report

Report Gives Trump Opening, but Undercuts His Narrative

Our Experts Break Down the 500-Page Report

Editorial: No, Hillary Clinton’s Emails Will Never Go Away

James Comey: This Report Says I Was Wrong. But That’s Good for the F.B.I.

State of New York Accuses Trump Charity of Violations

The Donald J. Trump Foundation, Explained

How the I.R.S. Could Punish Trump and His Foundation

House Immigration ‘Compromise’ Tilts to a Harder Line

Trump’s Final List of China Tariffs May Reignite Trade War


With $40, New Jersey Governor Ushers in Legal Betting

City Spent $136 Million on Teachers Without Permanent Jobs

Philly prison guard gets jail time for assaulting inmate

Police chief led a child out of a Pa. school in handcuffs. People are asking why.

If Amazon picked Philly, it would not have to pay construction tax to fund affordable housing

The Detroit Free Press

Lawmakers: John Engler must step down from MSU presidency

Detroit's demolition program under fire for lack of diversity

Voting, civic engagement summit to help metro Detroit youths realize their power

Detroit janitors, politicians rally for higher wages

The Star-Ledger

Dr. J places historic 1st sports bet in Atlantic City on hometown favorite

Trump lied about pre-existing conditions. N.J. Republicans won't call him out on it | Editorial

How would another N.J. government shutdown affect you? And would it stop sports betting?

Here's what N.J. paid to settle 2 sexual harassment cases in child welfare agency

The Chicago Tribune

Top cop Eddie Johnson under oath: 'Never heard an officer talk about code of silence'

Police Board clears cop of allegations he lied about 2011 shooting

Emanuel calls Elon Musk's proposed 12-minute express tunnel to O'Hare 'the fast lane to Chicago's future'

Almost nothing is known about dozens of concealed carry shootings in Illinois. Why?

University of Chicago to stop requiring ACT and SAT scores for prospective undergraduates

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

A celebration of Tamir Rice's memory builds a cultural legacy

Ohioans lose 519,471 years of life from opioid overdose deaths in 7 years

Ohio voters overwhelmingly back citizenship path for 'Dreamers,' poll says

Akron Community Revitalization Fund issues 4th development loan, investing $3.2 million since March

The Los Angeles Times

London Breed just made history as San Francisco's mayor-elect. Now come the real challenges

Gov. Jerry Brown rallies Democrats to elect Gavin Newsom as his successor

Gavin Newsom opposes initiative to split California in three even though it was proposed by a friend

Gov. Jerry Brown signs law seeking to end underreporting of hate crimes in California

The Washington Post

An Arizona lawmaker called immigration an ‘existential threat’ to the U.S. State GOP leaders want his resignation.

Pence turns VP’s office into gateway for lobbyists to influence the Trump administration

Sessions cites Bible passage used to defend slavery in defense of separating immigrant families

‘You’re a parent!’ Things got personal in the White House briefing room.

‘You have a great day, you’re a piece of trash’: Scandal-ridden EPA’s press office gets aggressive

Pruitt’s family received Rose Bowl tickets from energy PR executive, letter claims

The Answer Sheet Analysis: North Carolina passes charter school law that critics say is intended to promote segregation

A shake-up in elite admissions: U-Chicago drops SAT/ACT testing requirement

Watchdog blasts Comey, documents major missteps in Clinton email probe

Editorial: The key takeaways from the Justice Dept. inspector general’s report

Is this D.C. politician benefiting from a case of mistaken identity?

Union-funded group airs attack ad against David Blair in Montgomery

Maryland’s Democratic gubernatorial candidates trade barbs in final televised debate

Rep. John Delaney backs Rushern Baker for Maryland governor

USA Today

The Bubble: How would conservatives have reacted to Obama meeting with Kim? liberals ask

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