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Today in Black America - July 5

POSTED: July 05, 2021, 12:10 am

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The Washington Post

Frederick Douglass had nothing but scorn for July Fourth. The Black abolitionist spoke for the enslaved.

What to know about Rise of the Moors, an armed group that says it’s not subject to U.S. law

With trillions at stake, Democrats must face tough choices on Biden’s agenda within weeks

The Baltimore Sun

2022 Maryland governor’s race: Who’s in, who’s out, who’s on the fence

Republican Del. Dan Cox announces bid for Maryland governor in 2022, is first pro-Trump candidate in race

Judge orders Maryland to pay enhanced unemployment benefits; state appeals ruling

The Associated Press

New infrastructure deal must focus on climate, activists say

Warnock balances partisanship with broad pitch ahead of 2022

Biden: US ‘coming back together,’ but COVID not yet finished

The New York Times

Her Family Owned Slaves. How Can She Make Amends?

Two Justices Say Supreme Court Should Reconsider Landmark Libel Decision

See How Vaccinations Are Going in Your County and State

The Los Angeles Times

Ammon Bundy seizes on housing shortage in new bid to take public lands in Idaho

Lloyd: Dick Gregory was one of America’s top comics. He gave it up to do what was right

Shannon Lee is tired of white men like Quentin Tarantino trying to explain Bruce Lee to her

What the women who brought down N.J.'s notorious women's prison say it was like on the inside

Not the justice we asked for: Bill that enabled bad cops now does same for criminals | Editorial

N.J. towns can’t make up their minds about weed. Here’s how it went for one in Massachusetts

USA Today

Shouting matches, arrests and fed up parents: How school board meetings became ground zero in politics

Retirement: The estimated costs of a comfortable retirement in every state in the US

11 arrested in Massachusetts standoff: Here's what we know about the group and Moorish sovereign movement

The Chicago Sun-Times

42 shot, 10 fatally, in Chicago since Friday night

National Guard member and aspiring police officer killed in weekend shooting: ‘We’re heartbroken’

University of Chicago student dies days after being shot on CTA Green Line train in Washington Park

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