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The Port Chicago incident occurred in 1944 when Black Navy ammunition handlers were killed in a violent explosion at the California base.

Today in Black America - November 18

POSTED: November 18, 2021, 9:30 am

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USA Today

Julius Jones' family, friends call on Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt to stop Thursday's execution

'Miscarriage of justice': 2 men expected to be exonerated in Malcolm X assassination

Kyle Rittenhouse trial: Jury still deliberating verdict as judge considers mistrial over drone video

The Associated Press

Call to remove Black pastors adds to agony in Arbery’s town

House censures Rep. Gosar for violent video in rare rebuke

Rittenhouse jury to resume after fresh mistrial request

The New York Times

As G.O.P. Fights Mask and Vaccine Mandates, Florida Takes the Lead

Mortgage Bills Are Coming Again. $10 Billion in Aid May Arrive First.

Black Man Stomped by South Carolina Officer Will Receive $650,000 Settlement

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Council overrides Atlanta mayor’s veto of Buckhead church redevelopment

Choice for ATL council president: Newcomer or longtime office-holder?

Stacey Abrams’ voting rights non-profit raised $51 million in 2020

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Police investigate 5-year-old’s death as a homicide, marking city’s 300th this year; Scott ‘outraged’ by grim milestone

Attorney Ivan Bates joins race for Baltimore State’s Attorney, citing need to address city’s violence

Law firm that won settlement in Maryland HBCU case is donating $12.5M in fees

The Los Angeles Times

String of LAPD shootings exposes L.A.'s broken mental health system, officials say

Skelton: Don’t blame politicians for California’s sky-high gas prices. Blame COVID-19

Editorial: Will an L.A. street engagement strategy really get homeless people housed? Don’t count on it

Alex Jones isn’t the only one who should pay for his lies | Editorial

Wall HS athletic director placed on leave in aftermath of hazing probe

Court resurrects harassment case of N.J. police department’s only female cop

The Chicago Sun-Times

Two men charged with killing armored truck guard, then fatally shooting accomplices in ‘murderous spree’ on South Side

CPS says there is a ‘sense of urgency’ to hire more custodians, clean schools

Lightfoot demands newly appointed COPA chief apologize for recommending a suspension for slain Officer Ella French

The Washington Post

Trump’s Bureau of Land Management HQ move reduced Black workers

Dozens of health groups urge businesses to voluntarily adopt Biden’s vaccine rule

Opinion: Paul Gosar killed his colleague in a cartoon. Kevin McCarthy is killing democracy in real life.

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