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Today in Black America - July 20

POSTED: July 20, 2021, 8:30 am

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The New York Times

A House Race in Cleveland Captures the Democrats’ Generational Divide

She Hates Biden. Some of Her Neighbors Hate the Way She Shows It.

White House Dispute Exposes Facebook Blind Spot on Misinformation

Associated Press

Biden wants spending to boost economy, but GOP to block vote

McCarthy proposes 5 Republicans to sit on Jan. 6 panel

Biden: ‘Killing people’ remark was call for big tech to act

USA Today

Twitter suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for 'misleading' COVID-19 information

'Will rest in the quiet': Rosebud Sioux children, taken to a boarding school over 140 years ago, finally laid to rest

Florida man Paul Hodgkins gets 8 months in prison, is first Jan. 6 defendant sentenced on a felony charge

The Baltimore Sun

Black leaders on ‘Freedom Bus Ride’ across Maryland’s Eastern Shore call for racial equality

Baltimore tenant protections take effect, requiring ‘just cause’ before eviction

Amid a rash of boardwalk beatings, Ocean City police toughened up enforcement. Did the town go too far?

The Los Angeles Times

Same hospitals, same surgeries, but worse outcomes for Black patients than white ones

L.A. County coronavirus spike hits alarming levels

U.S. Capitol Police gets new chief months after Jan. 6 insurrection

Black, Latino trust in N.J. public health stops at COVID vaccine, study finds

Republican state senator joins Gov. Murphy’s administration to help Atlantic City

Gov, let’s make this NJ’s High Line – but bigger and better | Editorial

The Chicago Sun-Times

Alderman taking no chances with coveted ward superintendent’s position

Chicago police create new gun team to target illegal weapons ahead of Biden strike force

Deal on civilian police oversight reached after weekend of negotiations in Chicago

The Washington Post

Mask mandates make a return — along with controversy

Editorial: A first-grader’s death and mayhem at Nationals Park reflect D.C.’s worsening gun epidemic

In Haiti, we have been living in terror. Now, we are saying ‘Enough!’

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