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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 23

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Today in Black History: Civil unrest over the city's condition ignites Detroit in 1967, resulting in 43 deaths, 7,000 arrests and $50 million in damage.

The New York Times


3 Dead, Including Suspect, and 13 Hurt in Toronto Shooting

The Interpreter: Israel Picks Identity Over Democracy. More Nations May Follow.


G.O.P. Memo’s Shaky Foundation Revealed in Release of Records

Anti-Gerrymandering Push Has New Life at State Level

Tariffs Trim a Factory’s Profit, but Loyalty to Trump Endures

A Rush to Weaken Law Meant to Protect At-Risk Wildlife

Warren Is Preparing for 2020. So Are Biden, Booker, Harris and Sanders.

Sidebar: How to Tell Where Brett Kavanaugh Stands on Citizens United

Congratulations, You Are Now a U.S. Citizen. Unless Someone Decides Later You’re Not.


City Releases Trove of Documents in Central Park Jogger Case

Candidates for Connecticut Governor Agree It’s the Economy, Stupid

They Vowed to Fix the Subway a Year Ago. On-Time Rates Are Still Terrible.

Daily News Newsroom Cut in Half by Tronc as Top Editor Is Ousted

2 ex-Temple cops ordered to spend decades in prison for 2016 beating death of woman

How many people have been shot so far in Philly this year?

"A political revolution': Meet the left-wing group that's slaying Democratic giants in Philly

Changes to food stamps could deny benefits to thousands

Four black, male Philly educators - all victims of racial profiling - tell their stories

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit's squatter problem worst in the nation

Downtown Detroit workers to announce strike decision at vigil Monday

Home demolitions in Detroit may create new problem: Lead-tainted dust

The Star-Ledger

Trump 'unfit' for office and Republicans should urge him to quit, says ex-N.J. Gov. Christie Whitman

N.J.'s top Dem launches effort to strip Phil Murphy of this constitutional power

Judge orders company to stop threatening unionizing workers at N.J. warehouse

Top GOP lawmaker: To help unify N.J., we need competitive districts | Opinion

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio House to vote on payday lending reform Tuesday

Building Blockland: Cleveland civic leaders' brainstorming includes convention, potential tech campus

Two resign from embattled Cleveland Community Police Commission

July 23 marks 50-year anniversary of Glenville Riots: See vintage photos

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago mayoral candidate Willie Wilson’s $300,000 cash giveaway didn’t violate campaign rules, state says

Bank wouldn't deposit wrongfully convicted man's check from the state for 23 years in prison

The Los Angeles Times

Ref Rodriguez pleads guilty to conspiracy and resigns from L.A. school board

Water wars head upstream as state considers cutbacks for senior Central Valley irrigation districts

LAPD searches for surveillance video and witnesses to deadly Trader Joe's shootout

The Washington Post

Paul Manafort’s fraud trial in federal court in Va. delayed from Wednesday until July 31

Millions of educated, experienced workers have been tossed aside by a strong economy

Trump is creating his own economic reality. And he’s set to take things from bad to worse this week.

Cities have long tried to close the unemployment gap between whites and blacks. Did Omaha find a way?

Trump has now walked back his walk-back on U.S. intelligence and Russia

Analysis: Half of Republicans approve of Trump undermining the intelligence community while standing with Putin

Accidentally released emails show Trump officials dismissed benefits of protected public land in favor of logging, drilling

Fox News booked the wrong Democrat on a show. She used the spotlight to unload on Trump.

Black man fired by Home Depot for reacting to ‘racist’ customer won’t accept his job back

Perspective: Charlottesville is America — neo-Nazis, cute cafes and all

Interim leader named for Md. school system after string of scandals

Alexandria’s schools chief is coming home. He’s welcomed by overcrowding.

‘I’ve been a hostage for nine years’: Fired teacher wins battle with D.C. schools

USA Today

Donald Trump says he 'gave up nothing' in Putin summit but offers no specifics on talks

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