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Today in Black America - June 19

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Today in Black History: Today marks the Juneteenth Freedom Day celebration in recognition of the notification of Texans in 1865 that slavery had been abolished.

The New York Times


Editorial: When Did Caging Kids Become the Art of the Deal?

Immigrant Children Cry Out in Detention Center Recording

Krugman: Fall of the American Empire

Trump Defies Growing Anger Over Splitting of Migrant Families

The Hard-Liners Whose Fringe Views Became U.S. Policy

Trump Threatens to Impose Tariffs on More Chinese Goods

Trump Rule Would Let Small Businesses Skirt Health Law

Judge Strikes Down Restrictive Kansas Voting Law


New York Moves Toward Legal Marijuana With Health Dept. Endorsement

Trenton Grieves After a Shooting at Event That Was ‘a Beacon’

Lawsuit Says Voting System in Long Island Town Shuts Out Latinos

100,000 New Jobs for New York: Will Enough Go to Poorer Workers?

Meek Mill hearing before Judge Genece Brinkley devolves into a laughig matter

Transgender woman sent to men's prison in Philadelphia: Experience was 'dehumanizing'

Ex-city public-health worker admits to killing onetime boyfriend duirng spat in car

How the U.S. Supreme Court's partisan gerrymandering non-decisions affect Pa.

The Detroit Free Press

120 Larry Nassar survivors ask Michigan State board to fire interim President John Engler

Auto supplier Adient cancels move to downtown Detroit. Here's why.

Politics invade Michigan school social studies review

The Chicago Tribune

CPS students denied special education services amid 'cycle of chaos,' parents say

CPS' latest response to sexual misconduct scandal: Teaming with Chicago center that investigates child abuse

'Unacceptable and frustrating': Chicago sees most violent weekend of the year

1 dead, 5 wounded in city shootings

Preckwinkle: Cook County facing 'difficult and challenging' $82 million budget shortfall

The Star-Ledger

Raise the sales tax? The business tax? Dueling Democratic budgets bring N.J. closer to a shutdown.

N.J. lawmaker resigns amid domestic violence charges

Deadly gang shootout at all-night arts festival leaves Trenton shaken

Murphy's AG orders bias training for N.J. State Police troopers, state lawyers

Elementary school aide masturbated in front of students and filmed it, cops say

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

With a haircut, blood pressure check and life lessons, an urban barber gives back

Rep. Marcy Kaptur meets with immigrants detained in Ohio raid

Akron firefighters accused of making porn at firehouse bring 'dishonor,' 'embarrassment,' officials say

Akron looking to shave $75 million off Akron Waterways Renewed! sewer project

The Washington Post

Fact Checker: The facts about Trump’s policy of separating families

What family separation does to children: ‘The effect is catastrophic’

Trump defiant as crisis grows over family separation at the border

The growing case against IV Tylenol, once seen as a solution to the opioid crisis

Analysis: The Supreme Court decided not to decide Wisconsin’s gerrymandering case. But here’s why it will be back.

Black Brazilians are ditching hair straighteners and white standards of beauty

House lawmakers to press Justice Dept. inspector general on Clinton probe report

Metro knew it was overcharging riders for years before issuing refunds — and not everyone got them

Several D.C.-area private schools scrap Advanced Placement classes

Alsobrooks backed by Va. Lt. Gov. Fairfax in Prince George’s executive race

Marc Elrich: Candidate wants developers to pay more, would preserve social safety net

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. sheriff's detectives seize more than 500 firearms from felon's home

At a meeting about brown water pouring from taps, congresswoman says people were paid to speak out in favor of water district

GOP candidate for governor John Cox spars with Democrats over repeal of gas-tax increase

USA Today

Couple raises record $3.9 million on Facebook to reunite immigrant families

Wealth of millionaires surges 10.6% to top $70 trillion for the first time

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