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Today in Black America - June 1

POSTED: June 01, 2021, 9:00 am

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The Washington Post

After defeating voting limits, Tex. Democrats call on Congress to protect rights

Ahead of Tulsa trip, Biden to unveil plans to reduce Black-White wealth gap

Amid surge in violent crime, Atlanta’s wealthiest neighborhood ponders becoming its own city

Newark honors city’s first 3 Black firefighters, all veterans, as trailblazers

N.J. indoor mask mandate, social distancing ends today for most settings. Here are the details, exceptions.

Johnson & Johnson asks high court to void $2B talc verdict

The Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois lawmakers OK moving 2022 primary to June; governor still must sign

Hacked emails show Lightfoot’s private concerns about releasing jail detainees during pandemic

FOID card fingerprinting bill passes — but stalls — as grammar school play time measure advances

The Los Angeles Times

Schools face mental health crisis among students as pandemic trauma remains

Climate change responsible for 37% of global heat deaths, study says

Elliott: Naomi Osaka needs empathy and help, not condemnation for showing strength

The Baltimore Sun

With 12 men exonerated and a handful of new trials granted, the force behind Maryland’s Innocence Project hangs it up

Maryland hits key benchmark with 70% of adults having at least one COVID vaccine shot

Nine killed in Baltimore over the holiday weekend, including three shot dead in gunfight Sunday night, police say

Associated Press

Biden to honor forgotten victims of Tulsa race massacre

Hundreds gather at historic Tulsa church’s prayer wall

EXPLAINER: What’s the Senate filibuster and why change it?

The New York Times

Disputing Racism’s Reach, Republicans Rattle American Schools

After Dramatic Walkout, a New Fight Looms Over Voting Rights in Texas

Biden will meet with survivors 100 years after Tulsa massacre.

USA Today

'This is just the start': Louisville nonprofit says descendant of slaveholder donated six-figure reparations payment

Destroying 'Black Wall Street': An illustrated history of the Tulsa Race Massacre

Retirement: The estimated costs of a comfortable retirement in every state in the US

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