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Today in Black America - June 2

POSTED: June 02, 2021, 10:00 am

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Associated Press

Charges after US Capitol insurrection roil far-right groups

Biden decries ‘horrific’ Tulsa massacre in emotional speech

Biden pushes for US voting rights law as restrictions mount

The Washington Post

As graduates cheered, an HBCU president announced that their debt to the university was wiped away

Texas GOP now claims its bill limiting Black churches’ ‘souls to the polls’ was a typo

Voting limits were blocked in Tex., but at least 14 states passed new restrictions

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore will get $640 million from the American Rescue Plan. How will officials decide where to spend it?

Gov. Hogan says Maryland will end extra $300 weekly payments, other federal unemployment programs

Safe Streets program launches summer initiative to fight Baltimore’s violence and offer alternative to police-only approach

The Chicago Sun-Times

Bill creating 21-member elected Chicago school board passes state Senate

‘He was sweet as gold.’ Curtis Wilson had been planning to barbecue with neighbors when he was shot dead.

Lightfoot accused of trying to lower the bar for City Council approval of a new ward map

The Los Angeles Times

California bill calls for $7 billion in COVID-19 bonuses for healthcare workers

Parents frustrated by pandemic education launch activist group to raise their voices

Biden is ‘proudly pro-union.’ Can he reverse labor’s long decline?

Ex-N.J. councilman who died in prison received inadequate medical care, lawsuit says

School reviewing 5th grade student’s first-person Hitler essay

Schools would have to install panic alarms under bill named for ex-N.J. student killed at Parkland

The New York Times

N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Tightens Ahead of Crucial In-Person Debate

For Many Workers, Change in Mask Policy Is a Nightmare

Ransomware Disrupts Meat Plants in Latest Attack on Critical U.S. Business

USA Today

A shoe policy almost kept a high school senior from walking at his graduation. Then a teacher stepped in.

Opinion: Tennis authorities violated law and human decency by forcing Osaka out of the French Open

Jack Nicklaus hopes Naomi Osaka gets help she needs, encourages media to show understanding

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