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Today in Black America - June 22

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Today in Black History: Stellar television journalist, the late Ed Bradley, graduate of Cheyney State University, was born on this date in 1941 in Philadelphia.

The New York Times


Trump’s Plan for a Government Overhaul Targets the Safety Net

Editorial: G.O.P. Wants Hungry Kids to Fund Tax Cuts

Officials Plan to Put Thousands of Migrants on Military Bases

No Relief in Sight for Parents of Children Still in Custody

The Billion-Dollar Business of Migrant Shelters

Dealers Defy Gun Law and Face a Wrist Slap From the A.T.F.

Intel C.E.O. Resigns Over Past Affair With Employee

In Primary, These Democrats Are Upstarts

Unneeded Drugs Killed Hundreds at Hospital, Inquiry Finds


First Step to Helping Children Sent to New York: Find Them

16 and Alone, Inside a Center for Separated Children in New York

For Democrats Challenging Party Incumbents, Insurgency Has Its Limits

Even for Albany, an Unusually Unproductive End to Session

Opinion: The stress of poverty is a serious disease for Philly kids

Police killings strain mental health of entire black community, study finds

Pa. moving to follow full US tax law's deductions

In its final meeting ever, Philly's SRC renews several charter schools, draws fire from crowd

The Detroit Free Press

How a down-and-out broker got University of Michigan to invest $95M

Snyder: State can't help return immigrant kids brought to Michigan

Riley: Is Detroit's renaissance a few-minorities-allowed zone? Some say yes

Snyder: State can't help return immigrant kids brought to Michigan

Detroit schools' new slogan: 'Students rise. We all rise'

The Star-Ledger

Democrats defy Phil Murphy by passing their own budget, and he links them to Christie

Phil Murphy wants to make it a lot more expensive to buy a gun in N.J.

35K New Jerseyans could lose food stamps under House bill. This N.J. Republican voted yes.

Court administrator accused of stealing money from town

I want nothing to do with the NJEA, so stop taking my money, teacher's lawsuit says

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Components of Mayor Frank Jackson's neighborhood safety plans could have aided Cleveland police investigation of child homicide

Cleveland man settles with Ohio prisons for $72,500 over strip search in front of other inmates

Cuyahoga County Sheriff's deputies to patrol neighborhood where 9-year-old girl was killed

Voice of the People forum in Cleveland aims to deliver message to Ohio congressional members

Cuyahoga County Criminal panel will consider bail reform, other changes to justice system

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago shelter, Sessions sued after 2 Brazilian boys separated from parents at border, transferred here

Rauner praises Trump for executive order halting family separations, calls for immigration reform

Key component of Emanuel affordable housing plan falls short

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

The Washington Post

Antwon Rose, unarmed teen shot and killed by East Pittsburgh police, remembered as ‘a true joy’

Four years after Michael Brown was shot by police, the Ferguson neighborhood where he was killed still feels left behind

Analysis: Trump’s Michael Cohen problem just keeps looking more ominous

Analysis: The Daily 202: Under Trump, Americans are becoming more supportive of immigration

Trump says Republicans should ‘stop wasting their time’ on immigration before midterms

Lawyers searching for migrants’ children encounter ‘a total labryinth’

National Enquirer let Trump’s lawyer sign off on stories, sources say

White House plan to consolidate safety-net programs could cut help to neediest Americans

D.C. files motion to dismiss lawsuit over its controversial education requirements for child-care workers

State House primary races in Maryland show progressive discontent

A lawsuit won’t begin to solve the lack of affordable housing in D.C.

The Los Angeles Times

Jinx or coincidence: Why is L.A. City Hall a graveyard for gubernatorial ambitions?

Official for Compton water district is suspended after reports of fake supporters at town hall

Editorial: Money bail punishes the poor and makes a mockery of California's justice system

USA Today

'Womp, womp': Speaker's bureau dumps Lewandowski after he mocks migrant with Down syndrome

EU slaps stiff tariffs on US jeans, motorcycles, bourbon in rebuff to Trump trade policy

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