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Piano prodigy Andre Watts, the first artist to appear on "Live from Lincoln Center," was born in Nuremberg, Germany in 1946.

Today in Black America - August 14

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Today in Black History: Biologist and Howard University professor, Dr. Ernest Everett Just, a founder of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, was born in 1883.

The New York Times


Editorial: The Hate He Dares Not Speak Of

‘Evil Attack’ in Virginia Is Domestic Terrorism, Sessions Says

Charlottesville Victim Is Called ‘a Strong Woman’

White House Acts to Stem Fallout From Trump Remarks

Claiming ‘Moral Victory,’ Far Right Surges Into View

North Korea’s Missile Success Is Said to Be Linked to Ukraine

Despite Trump’s Support, Alabama Senator Struggles to a Primary Finish

New on This Fall’s Law School Syllabus: Trump

Suspect in Charlottesville Attack Had Displayed Troubling Behavior


‘Czar of Infrastructure’ Embraces Role as Pillar for Port Authority

Cuomo Calls Manhattan Traffic Plan an Idea ‘Whose Time Has Come’

Pushing for a Commute That Would Rise Above the Rest

Comment on Race Reopens New York Democrats’ Split Over Schools

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Mass. cop on Facebook mocks protesters hit by car in Virginia: 'Hahahaha love this'

Rural hospitals teeter on edge of closing, cutting services in post-healthcare reform world

Diverse crowd drawn to peace rally on Cleveland's Public Square in aftermath of Charlottesville attack

Quentin McCorvey Sr. led transformation of Cleveland-Cuyahoga workforce board into effective body

The Star-Ledger

Man reportedly threatens to kill 'all the Americans in Penn Station,' cops say

Protesters gather in Bedminster in response to deadly Charlottesville rally (PHOTOS)

Q&A with former schools chief about Christie's legacy on charters

Fellow top brass back embattled chief as details of arrest investigation emerge

Two Eagles players call out Trump's response to Charlottesville violence

From selling drugs to teaching 4th graders: A Philly redemption story

Why Pa. sends too many Republicans to Washington - and why that could change

Chaput calls out 'obscenity' of white nationalism, seeks 'conversion' of racists

Family grieves for handicapped man killed by Philly cops

The Chicago Tribune

Hundreds march in Chicago to denounce white supremacist rally in Charlottesville

Glanton: Angry white men are fueling racial violence

Sheriff: 3 men, two from Aurora, shot dead at Wisconsin auto race

What's next on Illinois education funding issue

6 killed, 11 wounded in Chicago shootings

Father yells for children to take cover as he, another man shot dead on church steps

The Los Angeles Times

Merck CEO resigns from White House council to 'take a stand' — then Trump slams him

Hip-hop artist recalls his beating in Charlottesville: 'They were trying to kill me out there'

Congress starts work on net neutrality — but does it understand the issue?

California Republicans face backlash for backing climate change program

Despite California's strict new law, hundreds of schools still don't have enough vaccinated kids

The Detroit Free Press

Why were white nationalists using the Detroit Red Wings logo in Charlottesville?

Groups rally in Detroit, Ann Arbor after deadly Virginia protest

Henderson: What's the source for white anger on display in Charlottesville?

Ex-Michigan Congressman John Dingell's response to Charlottesville goes viral

The Washington Post

Teacher: Suspect charged in death at Va. protest was a Nazi sympathizer

Charlottesville hopes to wash away the stains of hate

Watch: Charlottesville counterprotesters shut down a white nationalist’s news conference

Sessions defends Trump’s response to Charlottesville, says violence meets standard for domestic terrorism

White supremacists have always been in Charlottesville

‘People will remember . . . what she died for’: Heather Heyer recalled as a person who stood up for others

State troopers killed in helicopter crash were well known to Va. governor

From tiki torches to hockey, Charlottesville compels brands to denounce their white supremacist patrons

Evidence of climate change abounds amid extreme weather in the Pacific Northwest

What makes someone American? In 1898, the Supreme Court had to rule.

Here’s how many Americans have already died to defeat the Nazis and the Confederacy

In the wake of Charlottesville protests, a Kentucky mayor wants to remove Confederate statues

Perspective: The whys of increasing inequality: A graphical portrait

Teacher contract proposed in D.C. for the first time in five years

USA Today

Trouble in Trumpland: The president's core supporters begin to worry

No bail for Charlottesville car attack suspect James Fields

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