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July 23, 2024

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

Today in Black America - June 6

POSTED: June 06, 2024, 6:30 am

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The New York Times

A Republican Election Clerk vs. Trump Die-Hards in a World of Lies

Small Share of Voters Appears to Shift Toward Biden After Trump Verdict

New Jersey Law Will Limit Access to Government Records


USA Today


How did your school fare in FAFSA completion this year? Use our tool.

Is the Education Department's civil rights office at a breaking point?

Louisiana lawmakers approve bill to allow surgical castration of child sex offenders


The Washington Post

Multiple tornadoes strike Maryland, downing trees and trapping residents

Young Black voters are key in the 2024 election. Many don’t love their options.

Georgia appeals court pauses lower-court proceedings in Trump election case


The Associated Press

He helped turn Detroit’s riverfront into an attraction. Feds say he stole $40M while doing it

Election certification disputes in a handful of states spark concerns over presidential contest

Republicans block bill to protect contraception access as Democrats make election-year push


NJ.com


4 N.J. school districts cutting more than 60 teachers, staff positions

Ex-Jersey Shore firefighter sentenced for role in $50M prescription medication fraud

Candidate for Passaic County sheriff declares victory in bitter Democratic primary



The Los Angeles Times


Why California lawmakers are giving up a bid to repeal a nearly 75-year-old anti-public-housing measure

Americans approve of LGBTQ+ people living as they wish, but their support drops for trans people, poll shows

Tired and confused, first migrants reach California border after Biden’s asylum order


The Chicago Sun-Times


Teen attack on couple prompts alderperson's call for 8 p.m. curfew for minors downtown

4 Chicago police officers face dismissal for allegedly stealing cash and drugs, lying about gun seizures


Budget balancing act? Pritzker signs $53.1 billion spending plan, dismisses Democratic discord


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Mayor Dickens says water crisis a ‘wake-up call’

CDC director visits Grady clinic to tout new after-sex STI prevention

Ossoff, Warnock secure funds preserving John Lewis’ congressional papers



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