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Today in Black America - July 19

POSTED: July 19, 2021, 8:30 am

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The Washington Post

South Africa’s riots are a warning to the world

Democrats, Republicans struggle to finish infrastructure proposal as key Senate deadline looms

Surgeon general backs localized mask mandates as delta variant drives rise in covid cases

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County now requires masks indoors. But will people follow the rules?

Editorial: Reaffirm, don’t reverse, landmark Supreme Court libel decisions

Is homelessness a property rights issue or a human rights issue? We have to decide

Associated Press

Man faces 1st sentencing for felony in riot at US Capitol

GOP governor’s vaccination tour reveals depths of distrust

Vaccine inequity: Inside the cutthroat race to secure doses

The Chicago Sun-Times

60 shot, 10 fatally, in Chicago over weekend. Seven of the wounded were kids 15 and younger

12-year-old girl, 4 teens among 6 shot outside party in Austin: ‘It is so devastating’

Winndye Hoover, wife of Gangster Disciples founder Larry Hoover, holds onto hope for his eventual release

One-third of N.J. living in poverty, nonprofit says. Here’s how much it costs to live in your county.

Twitter suspends N.J. lawmaker for questioning vaccine mandates. He wants an apology.

N.J. doesn’t just owe this man his freedom. We owe him justice | Editorial

The New York Times

Historically Black Colleges Finally Get the Spotlight

Merrick Garland Needs to Show He Knows What Jan. 6 Was Really About

As the Press Weakens, So Does Democracy

The Baltimore Sun

Some Baltimore-area school districts are not planning to require masks this fall, leaving choice to parents

COVID cases are rising across the country. Here’s what’s happening in Maryland.

Nicholas Lee, victim of Baltimore grocery store shooting, remembered as ‘peaceful person,’ devoted dad

USA Today

Deaths up 25% from two weeks ago; cases rising in every state: Live COVID-19 updates

Red tide outbreak, fox attack, Confederate statue removed: News from around our 50 states

New data shows how white top companies are, despite diversity, inclusion pledges: 5 Things podcast

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