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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.

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Today in Black History: Pioneering psychologist Kenneth Bancroft Clark was born in 1914, and would go on to play a prominent role in the struggle for civil rights.

The New York Times


Over 450 Migrants Are Deported Without Their Children

How 2 Trump Allies Got Entangled in the Russia Investigation

To Ease Pain of Trump’s Trade War: $12 Billion in Aid for Farmers

Sessions Laughs and Echoes ‘Lock Her Up’ Chant With Conservative High Schoolers

Maine Showdown on Medicaid Expansion: Governor vs. Voters

Shameful Family Past Follows G.O.P. Hopeful in Colorado

What to Watch for in Georgia G.O.P. Primary Runoff

Trump’s Confusing Claim About the Veterans Choice Program


Mayor Defends Sending Youths to Jails With Solitary Confinement

Mayor de Blasio Pleads Ignorance in Lawsuit Over Housing Policy

Newspapers in New York, Like Their Readers, Are Vanishing

Brooklyn Man Acquitted in Fatal Shooting of Cuomo Aide in 2015

A Law Tailored for Orthodox Jewish Schools Is Unconstitutional, Lawsuit Says

White cop charged in shooting of black teen in Pittsburgh waives hearing

Drug overdose toll rises in Phioaldelphia as heroin prized for 'purity' turns out to be contaminated

Bill Cosby is a 'sexually violent predator,' state board finds

Penn investigating bribery allegations against former coach Jerome Allen

The Detroit Free Press

How a more conservative Supreme Court could impact abortion in Michigan

Civil rights commission rejects AG opinion on LGBT discrimination

Downtown Detroit workers say they're prepared to strike

The Star-Ledger

This N.J. Republican just broke with Trump and backed Justice probe into Russia

An inside look at how Horizon used hospital costs -- and quality -- in plan to change N.J. health care

This plan affects your kids and your taxes. Now Murphy's going to make it a law

Gov. Phil Murphy vetoes pension divestment similar to one candidate Phil Murphy supported

My kid corrected her teacher in class and was harassed because of it, mom claims

The Chicago Tribune

Anti-violence activist: Shutdown of Lake Shore Drive, North Side aims to 'redistribute the pain in Chicago'

Patti Blagojevich blames Obama, even though he wasn't president when her husband was arrested

Last black-owned bank based in Chicago to change name

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland 13 year old accidentally shot while playing with gun

Lakewood agrees to pay $150,000 to resolve lawsuit against police officer who broke girl's jaw at library

Cuyahoga County voters will decide whether to grant subpoena power to inspector general

Akron Public Schools to launch Bridgestone Americas Academy of Applied Engineering & Technology

The Los Angeles Times

Black man slain at family reunion in Long Beach park was victim of hate crime, relatives say

LAPD officer fired bullet that killed Trader Joe's employee during weekend standoff, chief says

Candidates for L.A. County Sheriff spar over immigration, experience and tattoos

The Washington Post

Without evidence, Trump claims Russia ‘will be pushing very hard for the Democrats’ in the midterms

Maria Butina: The ultimate NRA Cool Girl

Analysis: One in five Republicans think that Putin has compromising information on Trump

Florida governor candidate DeSantis mocks ‘this girl’ Ocasio-Cortez

U.S. readies plan to extend billions in aid to farmers caught in Trump’s trade war

Wilbur Ross actively pushed to add citizenship question to 2020 Census, documents show

Sessions laughs as high school students chant ‘lock her up’ during speech

‘He’s just trolling people’: Ryan plays down Trump’s threat to revoke security clearances

Organizer of deadly Charlottesville rally withdraws demand for new rally permit

Archaeologists have found the remains of one of Jamestown’s early settlers. Now they have to prove he is who they think he is.

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

USA Today

Montana governor sues Trump administration over anonymous money in U.S. elections

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