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Today in Black America - June 28

POSTED: June 28, 2021, 8:30 am

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The Washington Post

Trump Organization attorneys given Monday deadline to persuade prosecutors not to file charges against it

U.S. awash in coronavirus vaccines, yet racial divide persists in vaccination campaign

Texas progressive groups coalesce ahead of special legislation session

Associated Press

UN rights chief: Reparations needed for people facing racism

Senators to watch as Dems debate changing filibuster rules

Rescuers stay hopeful about finding more survivors in rubble

The Baltimore Sun

Safe Streets celebrates a year with no homicides in a South Baltimore area they serve, with hope for rest of the city

Man fatally shot, another dead in a hit-and-run Sunday night, Baltimore Police say

How are Maryland COVID cases, vaccinations and other metrics trending? Here are the latest numbers. [GRAPHICS]

World record! N.J. legend Sydney McLaughlin is headed back to the Olympics

Eviction moratorium ending early for some N.J. renters under bill now on Murphy’s desk

Two make Bayonne history as first Black women police officers

The Los Angeles Times

Pandemic silver lining: Black-owned business startups surge to 25-year high

Smith: His son was murdered in South L.A. He still says cops aren’t the answer to crime

Lopez: She became a citizen one day and graduated near the top of her class the next

The Chicago Sun-Times

‘I think I just shot a girl’; No bail for teen charged in gang-related fatal shooting in Back of the Yards

2 killed, at least 17 wounded in two mass shootings within hours of each other in Chicago

1,000 inmates still stuck in county jails — creating dangerous conditions — because state prisons won’t take them, sheriffs say

USA Today

'It's just a joke': Former AG William Barr derided Trump's false election claims

Florida building collapse: Death toll climbs to 9 as searchers hope to find survivors; families of missing taken to condo site

Fatal shooting of 2 Black people in Boston suburb investigated as a possible hate crime, authorities say

The New York Times

Possible Failure Point Emerges in Miami-Area Building Collapse

Black Workers Stopped Making Progress on Pay. Is It Racism?

The Lost Graves of Louisiana’s Enslaved People

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