today in black history

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 - July 2

POSTED: July 02, 2021, 9:30 am

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Associated Press

US adds a solid 850,000 jobs as economy extends its gains

A look at 8 lawmakers appointed to probe Jan. 6 attack


Unusually agreeable justices end term with conservative wins


USA Today

Howard University says Phylicia Rashad's tweet supporting Bill Cosby 'lacked sensitivity'

Boy Scouts offer to compensate sexual abuse victims in historic $850 million bankruptcy settlement

President Joe Biden calls an Iowan's mother after signing VA mental health law named for her son


The New York Times

Editorial: The Supreme Court Abandons Voting Rights

Trump Was Not Indicted. But the Charges Still Threaten Him.

Trump Organization Is Charged With Running 15-Year Employee Tax Scheme


The Baltimore Sun

44-year-old Cherry Hill Safe Streets worker killed in shooting Thursday night in Baltimore, officials say

Ocean City sends trash to burn in a community of color hours away. Advocacy groups are urging the town to stop.

Maryland’s new state superintendent reshaped San Antonio schools. Now he’s ready to lead a $4 billion overhaul here.


The Los Angeles Times


Pomona school district defunds police, re-imagines school safety

California homicides jump 31% in 2020, reaching highest total in 13 years


U.S. troops leave key air base, but when will the war in Afghanistan really be over?



NJ.com

New video shows brutal beatings in N.J.’s women’s prison. We analyzed the footage.

Johnson & Johnson says its coronavirus vaccine is effective against the Delta variant


N.J.’s vulnerable have been overlooked for too long. Here’s our plan to do better.


The Chicago Sun-Times


9-year-old girl shot in head, man also wounded on South Side

Kitchen cabinets, sump pumps were kickbacks, says indictment charging Ald. Carrie Austin with bribery

A violent day in Chicago: 4 killed, 28 wounded, including three young children seriously injured


The Washington Post


Concern over crime is growing — but Americans don’t just want more police, Post-ABC poll shows

Trump, fighting to toss out subpoena, offered House Democrats a peek at financial statements

Some call voting restrictions upheld by Supreme Court ‘Jim Crow 2.0.’ Here’s the ugly history behind that phrase.





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