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Author John Howard Griffin, who posed as a Black man for his seminal book on southern racism,"Black Like Me," was born in 1920.

Today in Black America - June 7

POSTED: June 07, 2022, 8:30 am

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The Associated Press

GOP incumbents face House primaries in Democratic California

Jan. 6 insurrection hearings: How to watch and what to know

VP Harris looks to show her clout at Summit of the Americas

The New York Times

Jan. 6 Hearings Give Democrats a Chance to Recast Midterm Message

Proud Boys Charged With Sedition in Capitol Attack

A federal judge blocked Louisiana’s congressional map, calling it a racial gerrymander.

USA Today

Ex-Proud Boys leader, 4 others charged with seditious conspiracy

'Please help me': Released police footage shows drowning man in Arizona begging for help

Deadliest weekend in the US for mass shootings this year: 3 days, many guns, 17 fatalities

The Washington Post

Fake Trump electors in Ga. told to shroud plans in ‘secrecy,’ email shows

Jan. 6 committee set to make its case with prime-time hearings

Proud Boys leader, four lieutenants charged with seditious conspiracy

The Los Angeles Times

Confidence in LAPD plunges, poll finds, but voters don’t want to shrink force

Smith: These Black men say they’ll vote for Caruso, not Bass. Is it the ‘Ice Cube effect’?

Hiltzik: How DeSantis bullied the Special Olympics into betraying their own athletes

Everything you need to know about N.J. primary elections Tuesday, including all House races

High school student in N.J. charged after threat made on social media

NJ Transit bus drivers sue over serial masturbator, demanding audit and reforms

The Baltimore Sun

Democratic candidates for Maryland governor spar in televised debate

Anthony Brown takes sizable lead over Katie Curran O’Malley in Sun/UB poll on Democratic attorney general primary

Baltimore County Council postpones vote after bill on waiving fees for developers draws concerns of political favoritism

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Why top Georgia Democrats are pushing Biden to forgive student debt

Atlanta school board votes to close elementary school

Here’s where Atlanta’s youth can get free food between now and July 29

The Chicago Sun-Times

Lightfoot unloads on criminal court judges after three police shootings in a week

City program to pay for security cameras, lighting launched: Here’s how to apply

Prison for member of Daley dynasty? Feds ask judge to sentence ex-Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson to two years behind bars

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