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Today in Black America - August 13

POSTED: August 13, 2014, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: John Henry Murphy, Sr., a former slave, establishes the Baltimore Afro-American newspaper in 1892.

The New York Times


Editorial: The Death of Michael Brown

On Immigration, G.O.P. Starts to Embrace Tea Party

Remarks Were Not an Attack, Hillary Clinton Tells Obama

Obama Administration Loosens Ban on Lobbyists in Government

Shooting Spurs Hashtag Effort on Stereotypes


Police Cite Threats in Deciding Not to Name Officer Who Shot Missouri Teenager

Palestinian Invitation to Cuomo Is Declined

Revel, Atlantic City’s Newest and Largest Casino, Is Closing



The Christian Science Monitor

Mike Brown death, Ferguson riots raise questions about police immunity


Facebook rallies social media allies in fight over NYC police search warrants

Ebola and ethics: Are rich nations doing enough to fight the outbreak?

Could Islamic militants in Iraq bring their fight to America?



The Star Ledger

Revel casino to close: What's next for Atlantic City?

Proposed PennEast pipeline through Mercer, Hunterdon counties runs into opposition

Jersey City girl who lost dad, stepdad to gun violence wants to help others


Baraka says path to civilian oversight of Newark PD is strewn with legal hurdles


Philly.com


Group disputes findings on Philly schools' finances

New assurance, same deadline for Philly schools


Auditor lauds Montco's Youth Center


The Detroit Free Press


Editorial: Re-envision infrastructure in wake of historic rainfall

State education board calls for sweeping changes to charter law

Detroit judge recuses himself from Palestinian terror case



The Washington Post


Days before death, a hard-fought prize: A diploma

Much at stake for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

The GOP needs impeachment to go away -- along with its lawsuit against Obama

Comcast and Time Warner fund event for regulator

More than half a million Indiana voters are “inactive” and could removed from poll lists if they don’t vote

Faith for D.C. mayor: behind the 90-year-old’s ninth campaign


Pr. George’s city evicts mayor after employee complaints


Bowser expands fundraising edge in D.C. mayoral race


The Chicago Tribune


Shooting of black teen highlights racial divide in Missouri town

Republicans rip Quinn on new pot of social services money

Back from NYC, Emanuel to talk health care tech, summer camp signups


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Ohio's Third Grade Reading Guarantee keeps 324 Cleveland children from moving to fourth grade today

Kasich says social services have vital role in helping the poor find success (video)


Steubenville football coach Reno Saccoccia stands by decision to allow teen convicted of rape back on team

Obamacare premiums mask the real cost of Affordable Care Act coverage: Analysis


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb to hear public comment on charter district proposal


The Los Angeles Times


LAPD fatally shoots man; family calls it unjustified

McKenna wins key L.A. school board seat, according to unofficial results

L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck reappointed to second five-year term


L.A. Unified students head back to schools lifted by funding increase


USA Today

Another police shooting amid Ferguson protests


Report: LAPD shoots, kills unarmed black man










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