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June 12, 2024

NAACP Field Secretary and civil rights leader, Medgar Evers, was assassinated in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi in 1963.

Today in Black America - June 9

POSTED: June 09, 2021, 7:30 am

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The Washington Post

For Black female professors, the stakes of this University of North Carolina tenure showdown are deeply personal

Harris, in Latin America, toughens her message for would-be immigrants

Harvard-bound grad asks high school to give her $40,000 award to a community college student

Associated Press

Biden ends GOP infrastructure talks, but new group emerges

US increasingly unlikely to meet Biden’s July 4 vax goal

Study: Racial diversity stagnated on corporate boards

The Chicago Sun-Times

Leaders for New Chicago gives $50K grants to 10 who help city areas impacted by structural racism

Feds allege Kenilworth man wore Burberry coat and laughed as he stormed U.S. Capitol

‘Our kids are becoming extinct’: Chicago children are being killed by guns at far faster rate than years past

The Baltimore Sun

Fells Point businesses threaten to withhold taxes if Baltimore does not address crime, drug dealing and other issues

Alleged leader of Baltimore’s Triple-C gang fired at officers in Georgia during standoff, then took his own life, police said

Hogan administration defends decision to cut federal unemployment benefits

The Los Angeles Times

Police Commission to consider new alcohol rules for armed off-duty officers

Biden ends infrastructure talks with group of GOP senators

Explainer: The differences between the two voting rights bills

Ciattarelli wastes no time slamming Murphy after winning GOP primary: ‘He’s not New Jersey!’

N.J. judge faces judicial discipline after allegedly groping woman, panel says

N.J. reports 11 COVID deaths, 200 cases as students may now remove masks in schools due to heat

USA Today

Biden ends infrastructure talks with GOP group of senators, pushes ahead with moderates

'Grateful that I got what I deserved': Student, denied diploma after draping Mexican flag over gown, gets award 4 days later

Hoover Dam, a symbol of the modern West, faces an epic water shortage

The New York Times

Rich Schools, Poor Schools and a Biden Plan

Dianne Morales Faced a Campaign Uprising. Will It Matter to Voters?

After a Year of Protests, Portland Is Ready to Move On. But Where?

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