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July 14, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Mayor seeks Justice Dept. investigation; Black gun owners decry racial bias; Black Power forum marks 50th anniversary
  • Obama addresses unity in Dallas; ‘State of emergency’ concerns CBC
  • Entertainment: Mark Obama Ndesandjo writes about family, famous brother
  • Special Reports: A week of tragedy; 11 myths about Black Lives Matter
  • Center Fold: Black lives still matter-Activists offer answers to violence, injustice; Solutions to deter police killings; 7 updated civil rights tactics
  • Opinion: Understand why our live matter; Blacks deserve respect, police deserve respect
  • Rally calls for healing, end to violence
  • Pro & College Sports: Rockets prepare players at NBA Summer League
  • Top Events: Camp Mike T; Blazers and Bowties Conference; Project Forward Day of Encouragement

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