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July 25, 2021

Two young Black couples are viciously lynched by a mob in 1946 in an incident known as the "Monroe Massacre" in rural Georgia.

Today in Black America - June 16

POSTED: June 16, 2021, 7:00 am

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Associated Press

For years US Army hid, downplayed extent of firearms loss

After enrollment dips, public schools hope for fall rebound

Emails show Trump pressured Justice Dept. over 2020 election


The Baltimore Sun


Parents of men arrested by Ocean City police on viral video say officers escalated a simple interaction


Proposed rule would trim prison sentences of Marylanders convicted before age 25, inmates 60 and older

As city leaders jump to address Fells Point complaints, some Baltimore residents say their communities aren’t getting the same treatment



The Los Angeles Times

Newsom sees his political fortunes rise as California reopens

Granderson: Why many Americans refuse to talk honestly about Juneteenth

‘Monster’ Kody Scott, former L.A. gang member who became a bestselling author, found dead at 57


The Chicago Sun-Times


Chicago’s latest mass shooting claims lives of 2 mothers and a man who recently lost his close family

Black life expectancy gap in Chicago continues to get worse, report finds

Lightfoot backs off 10 p.m. liquor sales curfew as committee OKs worker protections in mayor’s pandemic relief plan


NJ.com

N.J. reports 11 COVID deaths, 278 cases. More than 4.5M state residents fully vaccinated.

N.J. city to unveil 700-pound statue of George Floyd

N.J. murder case tossed because detectives did not read teen suspect his Miranda rights


USA Today


Southern Baptists elect new president, bucking effort to push denomination to the right

Vice President Kamala Harris invites all 24 female US senators for dinner at her home

Democrats prepared to move forward alone while moving ahead with 'two-track' infrastructure plan



The Washington Post


Trump administration’s hunt for pandemic ‘lab leak’ went down many paths and came up with no smoking gun

Coronavirus infections dropping where people are vaccinated and rising where they are not, Post analysis finds

The Barbara Starr question: Why did Trump’s Justice Department want CNN reporter’s emails?


The New York Times

What’s at Stake for the Mayoral Candidates in the Final Debate


What Does It Mean to Be Crowned ‘Miss Juneteenth’?

So You Want to Learn About Juneteenth?



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