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Author John Howard Griffin, who posed as a Black man for his seminal book on southern racism,"Black Like Me," was born in 1920.

Today in Black America - July 1

POSTED: July 01, 2021, 8:30 am

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Associated Press

Trump Organization CFO surrenders ahead of expected charges

Key voting rights decision expected from Supreme Court

GOP candidate’s private equity resume draws scrutiny in Va.

The New York Times

House Opens Jan. 6 Investigation Over Republican Opposition

Inside the Capitol Riot: An Exclusive Video Investigation

N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Remains Tight With Adams Leading in Revised Tally

USA Today

J&J vaccine may protect against delta variant; Michigan to announce vaccine lottery: Latest COVID-19 updates

‘I don’t think you are ready’: Boys of color fell furthest behind at school amid COVID

Biden reprises role as comforter in chief in visit to Florida after deadly condo collapse

The Chicago Sun-Times

Unveiling of Ida B. Wells Monument in Bronzeville met with ‘joy, excitement, appreciation and humbleness’

Interim CPS CEO to be paid 12% more than Janice Jackson with subsidized housing, relocation stipend

Lightfoot’s troubles put her under harsh spotlight — as office she holds becomes shadow of what it was

The Baltimore Sun

These new Maryland laws go into effect today, from ending the state song to addressing ‘period poverty’

Some of Maryland’s COVID emergency mandates end today. What will change?

Naval Academy plebe’s mom was ‘all in,’ looking forward to Navy Football mothers group before she was fatally shot

Murphy appoints interim N.J. attorney general after Grewal’s departure

Newly released videos show night of violence at troubled Edna Mahan women’s prison

9-year-old child shot in N.J., official says

The Los Angeles Times

Hate crimes against Asians jumped 107% in California in ‘an epidemic of hate’

State launches audit of sexual harassment policies at powerful Southern California water agency

Bill Cosby freed from prison after court overturns sex assault conviction

The Washington Post

Supreme Court to give term’s final opinions amid talk of whether Breyer will retire

17 hurt in Los Angeles bomb-removal truck blast after illegal fireworks, homemade bombs found in man’s home

Federal judge blocks Florida law that would penalize social media companies blocking politicians’ posts

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