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Today in Black America - June 4

POSTED: June 04, 2021, 7:00 am

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The Washington Post

Facebook to end exception made for politicians who break hate speech rules

FBI investigating Postmaster General DeJoy in connection with past political fundraising

House Democrats unveil $547 billion transportation bill, a boost that highlights partisan divide

Associated Press

After 2-year battle, House panel to interview Trump counsel

US to swiftly boost global vaccine sharing, Biden announces

Heart reaction probed as possible rare vaccine link in teens

The Baltimore Sun

‘How did I not know this?’ An Eastern Shore community reckons with the lynchings in Maryland’s past.

‘Violent and relentless’ Baltimore gang charged with dozens of shootings, including 18 murders and 28 attempted murders

Carroll County coalition remembers lynching victim Townsend Cook, laments how much ‘things have remained the same’

Teacher who assigned first-person Hitler essay placed on leave, superintendent says

3rd arrest made in mass shooting at N.J. birthday party that left 3 dead, prosecutor says

Mayor calls on legislators to pass police review board bill by this summer

The Los Angeles Times

Analysis: How the Supreme Court has tilted election law to favor the Republican Party

Barabak: He helped make Ronald Reagan president. Now he’s had it with the Republican Party

Tito Ortiz was hailed as Huntington Beach’s Donald Trump. Where does the city go now?

The Chicago Sun-Times

Girl, 14, chased down and shot in the head by young gang members in Back of the Yards. ‘I don’t understand what’s going on.’

Welch predicts House passage of bill creating 21-member elected school board in Chicago

Chicago ready to move to full reopening on June 11, Lightfoot says

USA Today

'Pandemic misery' index finds hardship hit most people, but Black and Latino Americans suffered most. Latest COVID-19 updates.

St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones faces calls to defund police as city crime rates spike

DOJ examining whether Rep. Matt Gaetz obstructed justice in sex crimes inquiry

The New York Times

Tom Hanks: All Americans Should Learn About the Tulsa Race Massacre

Biden Narrows Infrastructure Request, but Hurdles Remain for Bipartisan Deal

Ex-Convicts Will Find It Easier to Rent in New Jersey Now

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