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Today in Black America - July 11

POSTED: July 11, 2016, 9:00 am

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Today in Black History: 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.


The New York Times


National

Intent on a Reckoning With Georgetown’s Slavery-Stained Past

Opinion: Race, Truth and Our Two Realities


Open-Carry Laws in Texas Blurred Lines Amid Shootings

Police Say Gunman Plotted Wider Attack


Bias Found in Police Use of Force but Not in Shootings

Blow: A Week From Hell

After Outbreaks of Violence, Donald Trump Strains to Project Leadership

Congress’s Look-Good Season: Republicans Pursue Bills to Show Voters


Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Struggle to Be Unifying Voice for Nation


After Shootings, Countries Urge Caution for Visitors to U.S.



Local


Video of Fatal Shooting by Off-Duty Officer in Brooklyn Emerges

Shooting Protest in New York

Westchester Must Hire Consultant for Fair-Housing Study, Judge Rules


The Christian Science Monitor


After Dallas, a danger and an opportunity for US

After Dallas shooting, what's next for Black Lives Matter movement?


What does Dallas's 'bomb robot' mean for the future of policing?


Dallas shooting: How America has gotten through hate before

Obama: Police must reduce 'appearance or reality of racial bias'


The Star-Ledger


How Christie's school funding plan could affect your property taxes

If urban districts are failures, why is Christie's man in Newark touting progress?| Editorial

Is Christie getting his last audition to be Trump's vice president today?

Needle exchange programs need Christie's help | Editorial

Only one N.J. Republican congressman will be at Trump's GOP convention | The Auditor


Christie's budget actions, vetoes were designed to hurt | Quigley


Philly.com


Black Lives Matter marchers: 'No more protests, just revolution'

After decades behind bars, juvenile lifers are released - but to what?


No money plan? No worry. Wolf to let $31.5B spending plan become law

New head of lawyers' group: Obama's immigration legacy much like Bush's



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Tuition vouchers aren't helping Ohio kids learn more, new study finds

Families visit Cleveland crash site where three teens died (video)


Third victim identified in fatal Cleveland crash that killed three teens

Al Sharpton-led march canceled in light of Dallas shootings, organizer says

Mentoring program My Brother's Keeper kicks off in Cleveland (photos, video)


The Detroit Free Press


Erykah Badu to donate concert funds to aid Detroit rape kit project

Will more Detroit neighborhoods turn to fees for better services?

Hundreds rally for Black Lives in downtown Detroit's Campus Martius

See footage from Black Lives Matter protest in Detroit

Detroiters weigh in on race relations after Dallas shooting

Detroit summer youth jobs program surpasses 8,000 goal


The Washington Post


Calls for unity give way to partisan finger-pointing after Dallas

What Mike Huckabee misunderstands about police shooting data

As arrests mount in Baton Rouge, protesters question police tactics

A lot of people get a basic fact wrong about criminal justice

Aren’t more white people than black people killed by police? Yes, but no.

The racism, progressivism and complicated legacy of Woodrow Wilson


Trump is making a real mess of his campaign


The big hole in America’s multicultural quilt


Poll: Most disapprove of FBI decision to exonerate Clinton

What happens when outside funding interferes with local elections?

Rally and vigil in D.C. for police shootings


Academies of Loudoun will take collaborative approach to STEM education


An open letter to the mayor: Please cancel national search for new D.C. schools chancellor


The Los Angeles Times


Behind a Bill Clinton speaking engagement: A $1,400 hotel phone bill and $700 dinner for two

Protesters with Black Lives Matter rally in Inglewood shut down 405 Freeway

Dozens protest CHP's fatal shooting of a teen during an undercover street-racing probe

'Confusing' California primary ends on sour note

Crunching the numbers: How the motion picture academy moved the needle on its diversity push



The Chicago Tribune


Morning Spin: Why CPS' $200M in state pension help is on shaky ground

As police protests continue nationwide, activists target nation's interstates


50 years ago: MLK Jr.'s speech at Soldier Field, march to City Hall with demands for Daley

Women more likely than men to face poverty during retirement

A changing SNAP: Why corner stores might start stocking more broccoli


USA Today


Rallies continue across USA protesting shootings by police

Tavis Smiley: Why is Obama going only to Dallas?








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