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Today in Black America - July 13

POSTED: July 13, 2021, 8:30 am

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The New York Times

G.O.P. Lawmakers Question Amazon’s Connections on Pentagon Contract

U.S. officials tell Pfizer that more data is needed for a decision on booster shots.

Eric Adams’s Win Is a ‘Watershed Moment’ for Black Leaders in New York

Associated Press

Rioting, looting continues in South Africa, deaths up to 32

Black female WWII unit hoping to get congressional honor

Texas Democrats leave state to try to stop GOP voting bill

The Baltimore Sun

Decision on unemployment lawsuit expected Tuesday, but federal benefits will continue until at least mid-August

‘Full of life’: Family and friends remember 32-year-old Shaunya Green, fatally shot in White Marsh, as fearless, fun-loving

Maryland’s congressional delegation meets with Baltimore mayor, police commissioner to discuss ways to quell violence

USA Today

A 'moral' fight: Biden to urge Americans to challenge efforts to restrict voting rights

Federal judge grills Sidney Powell's legal team in Michigan elections sanctions case

Reports: Trump Organization removes indicted CFO as officer of several subsidiaries

The Los Angeles Times

In abrupt turnaround, California to let school districts decide how to enforce mask rules

L.A. County sees new significant rise in COVID-19 cases, 99% involved the unvaccinated

Jonah Goldberg: Right-wing vaccine paranoia could get you killed

School district retirement is smooth sailing for state legislator with $270K ‘boat check’ and $220K pension

Delta variant surges to predominant COVID-19 strain in N.J.

Newark unveils plan for museum, anti-violence office at notorious police station

The Washington Post

Judge presses Trump-allied lawyers on 2020 election fraud claims

North Carolina Democratic voters yearn for a new type of Senate candidate after years of defeats. Now they have two.

Fired and defiant, former Social Security chief is cut off from agency computers

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago drill rapper gunned down outside Cook County Jail after fiancee puts up bail

Lightfoot awards $10 million in Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grants to 27 entrepreneurs

Inspector general wants to strip aldermen of power to pick their ward superintendents

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