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July 18, 2023

Bishop Stephen G. Spottswood of the African American Episcopal Zion Church, a fierce civil rights advocate, was born in 1897 in Boston.

Today in Black America - June 21

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The New York Times

An heir to the Mellon fortune gave $50 million to a pro-Trump group, one of the largest single disclosed contributions ever.

Bloomberg Backs Biden With $20 Million Donation

AIPAC Unleashes a Record $14.5 Million Bid to Defeat a Critic of Israel

The Washington Post

Trump’s convictions fueled donation surge that could reshape contest

Steve Bannon fails in bid to delay July 1 prison sentence

Analysis: The U.S. decline in religiosity isn’t from a lack of Ten Commandments

The Los Angeles Times

A second chance, a second killing — and a political nightmare for L.A.’s D.A.

‘Theft is an act of desperation’: Pushback remains as Legislature rushes retail theft bills to Newsom

Editorial: Climate change is making more California homes dangerously hot. It’s time state laws caught up

USA Today

Here are the blockbuster Supreme Court decisions headed your way

DJT stock dive: What's behind Trump Media's plummeting price?

Eye-popping data details climate change's drastic impact on heat wave

The Associated Press

Trump’s Florida case is moving in slow motion

Should young kids have smartphones? These parents in Europe linked arms and said no

American Airlines CEO says the removal of several Black passengers from a flight was ‘unacceptable’

Former court officer ‘mishandled’ $1.5M in funds, authorities say

Rutgers board member must step down after indictment, faculty union says

N.J. boardwalk shooter sentenced to 3 years in prison

The Chicago Sun-Times

Skyway users overcharged? Lawsuit seeks $3 million in refunds on tolls

Illinois GOP chief Tracy’s exit with RNC looming delights Democrats — and far-right Republicans

Retired Chicago police officer who was ordained preacher killed on West Side: 'He was the kindest man you knew'

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Black women find freedom, healing and joy in rough-and-tumble world of roller derby

Bloody fingerprint, machete found after woman’s killing in Marietta, warrants show

Gwinnett school board OKs $3.2 billion budget with $4,000 teacher raises

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