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Today in Black America - July 12

POSTED: July 12, 2021, 8:30 am

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The New York Times

Murder Mystery: What Were Colombian Military Vets Doing in Haiti?

Haiti’s police claim American recruited mercenaries.

As Republicans Take Aim at Voting, Democrats Search for a Response

The Baltimore Sun

After scaling back due to COVID, Baltimore’s YouthWorks program welcomes some teens back to in-person jobs this summer

Maryland’s next governor doesn’t have to be from Baltimore, but they have to care about it | COMMENTARY

Maryland’s newest COVID vaccine promotion: $50K for college to 20 young residents

USA Today

Pew analysis: Sermons turned to political messaging in 2020 amid election, protests, COVID-19

Pfizer says it will meet with US health officials

Pyer Moss wows with couture show honoring Black inventors

Associated Press

Trump lawyers might be penalized over Michigan election case

Gangs complicate Haiti effort to recover from assassination

Democratic primary in Ohio emerges as test for progressives

More nursing homes and senior living facilities are closing their doors because of COVID’s impact

N.J. reports 4 COVID deaths, 264 cases. Hospitalizations above 300 for the 5th day.

30 years later, a Jersey City affordable housing program sparks controversy

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago weekend gun violence: 11 killed, 35 wounded

Body of 18-year-old woman pulled from Chicago River near Goose Island

FBI agent who fought VA for GI Bill college benefits wins appeal; case could help vets nationwide

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County sees more than 3,000 new coronavirus cases in three days

Scuffle breaks out at Rep. Katie Porter’s town hall

Texas GOP advances voting restrictions as hundreds push back

The Washington Post

This Christian movement wants a nation under God’s authority and is central to Trump’s GOP

A racial reckoning at nonprofits: Black women demand better pay, opportunities

Texas Republicans advance voting restrictions in special session

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