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Today in Black America - July 6

POSTED: July 06, 2021, 8:00 am

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The Los Angeles Times

Tommie Smith believes the time is right for athletes to protest at Tokyo Olympics

‘Cause for alarm’: COVID-19 hospitalizations worsen for Black L.A. County residents

Long Beach police investigate hate graffiti on Martin Luther King Jr. statue

The Chicago Sun-Times

U. of C. student dies days after being struck by stray bullet on Green Line: ‘He was a ball of light’

Chicago’s most violent weekend of 2021: 104 shot, 19 of them killed. 13 kids among the wounded

Jesse Jackson: Voting Rights: The movement for justice will not be deterred

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County activist launches congressional campaign to challenge Rep. Ruppersberger

National group weighs in on Baltimore County plan to overhaul inspector general’s office

Randallstown native Donae Burston introduced what he calls the world’s first Black-owned roseĢ wine. It’s a hit.

Protest reaches fever pitch as cops arrest N.J. man charged in racist rant

N.J. man arrested after driving car at crowd, crashing on Washington Monument grounds

Wave of violence hits N.J. city, with multiple shootings, 2 fatal stabbings during July 4th weekend

USA Today

I'm joining the Lincoln Project to make sure Republicans don't win Congress in 2022: Trippi

California police investigate Martin Luther King Jr. statue vandalism as a hate crime

3 found shot dead at Georgia country club, including golf pro Gene Siller

The Washington Post

On path to 2022, GOP candidates center pitches on Trump’s false election claims

How one county became the face of the nation’s culture wars

Scientists who dismissed coronavirus lab leak theory say evidence points to natural origin

Associated Press

Hunt for Capitol attackers still on 6 months after Jan. 6

As Tokyo Olympics approach, virus worries rise in Japan

Storm threat hangs over renewed search at Florida condo site

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