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The Port Chicago incident occurred in 1944 when Black Navy ammunition handlers were killed in a violent explosion at the California base.

Today in Black America - June 15

POSTED: June 15, 2021, 9:30 am

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Associated Press

US military guns keep vanishing, some used in street crimes

Echoes of Breonna Taylor in shooting of Black man in Georgia

Southern Baptist Convention faces push from the right

The Baltimore Sun

Lawmakers, advocates criticize Ocean City Police for excessive force after videos depict violent arrests of Black teens vaping

Director of Civic Works’ YouthBuild program constructs connection between young people and service

Do we need another COVID vaccine? Maryland experts say yes, and it’s likely on the way

USA Today

McConnell: GOP-controlled Senate would block a Supreme Court nominee before 2024 election

Juneteenth and 2021 celebrations: What to know about the holiday

Amid uncertainty over immigration bills, Texas case, VP Harris to meet 'Dreamers' on 9th anniversary of DACA

The Los Angeles Times

Democrats are pursuing two different paths on voting rights. Why?

U.S. intelligence report warns of more violence by QAnon followers

Can Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine save Audubon Middle School (and its students)?

The Chicago Sun-Times

Poll shows renaming Lake Shore Drive for DuSable not supported by majority of Chicago voters

Lightfoot makes final argument against elected board to run Chicago Public Schools

Lightfoot does about-face, declares Juneteenth an official city holiday

N.J. Senator says colleague is blocking domestic violence bills because he says many claims are ‘made up’

Unemployment upgrades causing benefit delays for N.J. claimants

New child tax credit tool released by IRS to help people get their monthly payments

The New York Times

Biden Administration Forms Blueprint to Combat Domestic Extremism

Trump Pressed Official to Wield Justice Dept. to Back Election Claims

Many Post-Covid Patients Are Experiencing New Medical Problems, Study Finds

The Washington Post

Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace Garland at D.C. Circuit

Rep. Greene apologizes for comparing face masks to Holocaust but stands by comparison of Democrats to Nazi party

The seven industries most desperate for workers

The Milwaukee Journal Constitution

Milwaukee has long celebrated Juneteenth — here's why, and what makes it different from other cities' events

The Secret IRS Files: A trove of never-before-seen records reveal how wealthiest avoid income tax

It's been 10 months since Alfonso Morales was ousted as Milwaukee's police chief. Here's what you need to know today.

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