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Today in Black History - July 14

POSTED: July 14, 2021, 10:00 am

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Associated Press

Acclaim, fundraising spread unevenly among Black colleges

Biden blasts ‘un-American’ voting limits; Texas Dems act

Cuba, Haiti stir fresh political pressures for US president

USA Today

Senate Democrats reach $3.5 trillion deal for Biden's 'human infrastructure' agenda, Medicare expansion

Tennessee abandons vaccine outreach to minors — and not just for COVID-19

Hazardous goods found for sale after consumer protection inspectors were pulled from ports during COVID-19

The New York Times

The Pandemic Forged New FIRE Followers, With a Difference

Charlie Robinson, Actor Best Known for ‘Night Court,’ Dies at 75

Top Tennessee Vaccine Official Says She Was Fired Over Shots for Teens

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Police officer charged with murder in death of 15-year-old stepson in Anne Arundel County, police say teen was asphyxiated

Police fatally shoot homicide suspect who shot and injured Baltimore cops at Security Square Mall, officials say

Mail delivery in Baltimore tanked during pandemic and remains ‘especially challenged,’ postal official says

Police called to N.J. mall after white woman is filmed chasing Black woman around Victoria’s Secret

N.J. teacher resigns after student’s Hitler assignment

N.J.’s $6.9B pension contribution, debt moves spur improved credit outlook from Wall Street

The Chicago Sun-Times

Mental health clinicians will start answering some 911 calls in Chicago — instead of cops

Preckwinkle ‘disappointed’ in SEIU leadership for leading an 18-day strike

Top cop renews call for courts to keep those accused of violence behind bars longer

The Los Angeles Times

Why are Black children removed from homes at high rate? L.A. County plans ‘blind removal’ pilot

Howard-bound Nikole Hannah-Jones plans to ‘even the playing field’ for HBCUs. Here’s how

Haiti seeks 5 fugitives, including informant for U.S., in assassination investigation

The Washington Post

Inside the secret plan for the Texas Democratic exodus: A phone tree, a scramble to pack and a politically perilous trip

The rise of Tucker Carlson as the preeminent voice of angry White America

Newsmax vouches for vaccines after host Rob Schmitt says shots are ‘against nature’

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