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Today in Black America - July 10

POSTED: July 09, 2021, 8:30 am

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The New York Times

Political Crisis in Haiti Deepens Over Rival Claims to Power

Zaila Avant-garde Makes Spelling History, and Other Moments From the Bee

Finance Ministers Meet in Venice to Finalize Global Tax Agreement

USA Today

Toyota won't donate to election objectors after company was targeted by anti-Trump PAC in ad

10 more bodies found, bringing death toll to 64 as somber search continues at Surfside condo collapse site

It's not just Nikole Hannah-Jones: Black women are underrepresented among tenured faculty

The Baltimore Sun

15-year-old found dead in Curtis Bay home was a magnet student who was ‘always so nice to everybody’

Top Maryland Democrats launch redistricting commission ahead of new election maps

‘He loved Cherry Hill’: Slain Baltimore Safe Streets worker turned his life around while improving his community, friends remember

Man accused of racially harassing neighbors faces new charges of damaging cars, stalking

Murphy officially becomes vice chair of national governors’ group

N.J. city gives employees hazard pay - up to $7K each - for working during pandemic

The Los Angeles Times

Coronavirus cases in California rise for first time in months as Delta variant spreads

Block by block, tent by tent, city crews remove homeless campers from Venice Beach

Racist ‘iCarly’ viewers came for Laci Mosley. Hollywood can learn from her response

The Washington Post

Texas GOP renews efforts to pass voting restrictions in special session

TV news crews are increasingly threatened with violence on the job

Twin epidemics in Haiti usher in ‘critical phase’ following assassination

The Chicago Sun-Times

CPS fires company that leased school lots for paid Cubs parking for not paying its bills

Chicago inspector general questions bias in police hiring: 37% of applicants Black, 18% hired

More than 500 women ask to join sex harassment suit against Cook County Jail, Sheriff Tom Dart

Associated Press

2 US men, ex-Colombia soldiers held in Haiti assassination

QAnon has receded from social media -- but it’s just hiding

Amid growing frustration, White House pushes voting rights

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