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July 11, 2020

The first meeting of the "Niagara Movement" that spawned the birth of the N.A.A.C.P. is held in Canada on this date in 1905.

Today in Black America - July 10

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Today in Black History: Educator and civil rights leader Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of Bethune-Cookman College, was born in 1875.

The New York Times


Price Cobbs, Who Helped Define ‘Black Rage,’ Is Dead at 89

Battle Begins With Selection of Brett Kavanaugh

A Confirmation Fight ‘Unlike Any We Have Seen in History’

Where Kavanaugh Might Fit on Court

Brett Kavanaugh Likely to Bring Pro-Business Views to Supreme Court

Federal Judge Reacts to Citizenship Query Put on U.S. Census

First Wave of Migrant Children Is Reunited With Parents

Trump Pardons Oregon Ranchers Imprisoned for Arson

What Does the Supreme Court Mean for the Midterm Elections? Here Are 2 Hints


Mayor Says All Public Housing Units at Risk for Lead to Be Tested

Nearly 6 Months on the Job, the Subway Chief Is Set to Finally Meet the Mayor

Casey's opposition to Trump SCOTUS pick raises questions about Pa. senator's abortion stance

Local control is here: New Philly school board holds first-ever meeting

2 adults, 3 children, dead in Delaware shooting

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit tax official reprimanded for second job in real estate

Eastern Michigan athletic program under federal investigation

Former U.S. Attorney backs independent candidate for Mich. attorney general

More than $11 million raised to support Detroit's summer jobs program

The Star-Ledger

Big changes are coming for PARCC. What it means for students, teachers

NAACP goes after police chief who allegedly called black officers 'lazy'

Ex-cop avoids prison for stealing $167K from off-duty jobs program

Republicans want to dump this controversial N.J. candidate. He says that's anti-Trump.

The Chicago Tribune

News media seek to unseal filings in conspiracy case connected to Laquan McDonald's shooting

Forest preserve cop on desk duty after video appears to show him failing to help woman being berated for wearing Puerto Rico shirt

Toni Preckwinkle apologizes to woman berated by man at forest preserve for wearing Puerto Rican flag shirt

Judge charged after gun falls from jacket at Cook County's main criminal courthouse

The Los Angeles Times

Hate crimes rise in California for third straight year, state report says

After decades of problems, new allegations surface of a secret clique within L.A. County Sheriff's Department

Trump pardons ranchers in case that inspired 2016 occupation

California's primary election saw higher turnout than recent years, but most voters still skipped it

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County Council confirms directors of health and human services, regional collaboration

Cuyahoga County Council considers $8.2 million for continued access to pre-kindergarten

All 11 Cuyahoga County Council members sponsor proposed charter amendment granting subpoena power to inspector general

Following lawsuit, prosecutors quickly seek to vacate former Akron police chief's guilty plea

Akron to apply for $8 million in grants from U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

The Washington Post

Fact Checker Analysis: Anatomy of a Trump rally: 76 percent of claims are false, misleading or lacking evidence

Giuliani works for foreign clients while serving as Trump’s attorney

Democrats launch all-out blitz against pick for high court

Conservatives launch $5 million effort to pressure Democrats on Brett Kavanaugh

Analysis: Brett Kavanaugh’s first claim as a Supreme Court nominee was bizarre

Brett Kavanaugh’s path to confirmation

Trump pardons Oregon ranchers in case that sparked 2016 occupation

What we buy can indicate our politics, race or education — sometimes with more than 90 percent accuracy, researchers say

Judge orders Paul Manafort moved to Alexandria jail, but he asks to stay at remote detention center

Majority of D.C. Council moves to overturn tipped-wage ballot measure

Lawmaker calls for delaying demolition until D.C. General shelter residents are out

USA Today

Judge will not extend deadlines for Trump administration to reunite families

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