today in black history

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 16

POSTED: July 16, 2018, 1:30 pm

  • POST
    • Add to Mixx!
  • Text Size
  • PDF

Today in Black History: Journalist and civil rights advocate Ida B. Wells, a founder of the NAACP, was born on this date in 1862 in Holly Springs, Mississippi.

The New York Times


Trump Avoids Rebuking Putin on Meddling

Putin Has Already Come Out Ahead

Blow: Trump, Treasonous Traitor

Guccifer 2.0: How Russian Hackers Spread Stolen Records

Warren Is Preparing for 2020. But So Are Several Others.

$88 Million and Counting: Trump’s Big 2020 Head Start

17 Years Into War, U.S. Opts for Direct Talks With Taliban

How Israel, in the Dark of Night, Stole Iran’s Nuclear Secrets

Charleston Church Plans Memorial for 2015 Massacre

Judge Orders Los Angeles Times to Delete Part of Published Article


Confronting Implicit Bias in the New York Police Department

Youth smoking trends in Philadelphua are changing. Now the city's lost a major tool to stop that.

AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groups

Authorities identify fatally shot by Vineland police

Why are cameras still out of order in Pa. courts?

The Detroit Free Press

Home prices are shooting up across metro area, especially in Detroit

Detroit Police investigate two fatal shootings on city's east side

The Star-Ledger

N.J.'s medical marijuana program to double in size as supply crisis grows

Neighborhood thinks veterans 'are not worthy to live next door,' lawsuit claims

Former Christie aides give Menendez foe big boost in heated U.S. Senate battle

What's really going on with all these 'carpetbagger' political attacks in New Jersey?

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago police release body camera footage of fatal officer-involved shooting that prompted hours of protests

Judge temporarily halts deportations of reunited families

CVS apologizes after white manager in Chicago calls cops on black customer

Opinion: Think about the summer of 1968 as you watch the progress of 50 years evaporate

The Los Angeles Times

Judge orders L.A. Times to alter story about Glendale cop, sparking protest from newspaper

Promises of cash, protection lure teens into smuggling drugs across border

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland teenager shot through head is not expected to survive, police reports say

25 Cleveland restaurants with the most food inspection violations in 2017-18

Ohio woman accused of painting racial slur on neighbor's home

Cleveland not yet enforcing lead cleanup, legal action gets results elsewhere

The Washington Post

U.S. president calls ongoing probe a ‘disaster for our country’

Joint news conference was everything Putin could have dreamed

The Fix Analysis: The transcript of the Trump-Putin news conference, annotated

Trump’s trade offensive is producing brutal local headlines

The Midwest eases its Trump swoon and flirts again with Democratic candidates

Ben Carson says he’s raising rents to put poor Americans to work. But in the District, the majority are either elderly, disabled or already at work.

Urgent care clinics are prescribing too many unnecessary antibiotics, study says

FCC chairman expresses ‘serious concerns’ about Sinclair-Tribune merger

A GOP candidate for Senate accuses his parents of political intolerance. They’ve given money to the Democratic incumbent.

D.C. residents seethe as Council moves to overturn voter-approved wage hike

USA Today

CVS fires two employees involved in police calls over black woman’s 'fraudulent' coupon

Republican senators blast Trump meeting with Putin as 'shameful' and 'sign of weakness'

Some clips might require your registering for the paper's website. Sites like The Chicago Tribune are free while The New York Times and others have a pay wall that will allow you to see a specific number of articles per month for free and require a paid subscription for further reading.

Related References