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Today in Black America - June 8

POSTED: June 08, 2022, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

Civil rights advocate Xernona Clayton is still ‘fearless’

Griner’s fate tangled up with other American held in Russia

California US House races could tip power in Congress

The New York Times

How to Watch the Jan. 6 Committee Hearings

The Pandemic Crushed Teachers. Uvalde Was Another Gut Punch

Two new versions of Omicron are gaining ground in the U.S., according to C.D.C. estimates

USA Today

Primary elections live updates: San Francisco voters recall DA; LA mayor's race headed to runoff

Democratic frontrunners Caruso, Bass advance to LA mayor runoff

A warning sign for Democrats in California, and other primary takeaways

The Baltimore Sun

Council members demand results from Baltimore Police during contentious budget hearing, citing rampant violence

Sun/UB poll: What Marylanders think about overturning Roe, mandatory COVID school vaccines, mass shootings and a mid-summer election

Maryland education watchdog calls for audit of Baltimore City high schools over grade changing

The Washington Post

Teacher wounded in Uvalde school shooting says he will never forgive police

Trump’s Jan. 6 call to walk down to Capitol prompted Secret Service scramble

Opinion: White supremacist attacks stir GOP fears for safety of White people

Tom Kean Jr. wins N.J. Republican primary to set up rematch against Democrat Tom Malinowski

Democrat Rep. Payne wins N.J. primary, knocking down spirited challenge from political activist

School offers fresh local food for lunch as part of N.J. pilot program

The Los Angeles Times

Rick Caruso, Karen Bass headed to November runoff in L.A. mayoral race

San Francisco voters recall progressive D.A. Boudin

Parts of Southern California used 26% more water in April, despite conservation pleas

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Election email could aid Fulton DA

Southern Baptist leaders act to address news of sex abuse in churches

Ex-congressman, onetime hopeful for attorney general head to lt. gov runoff

The Chicago Sun-Times

Facing stiff headwinds, Lightfoot launches campaign for a second term

Chief judge, ACLU fire back at Lightfoot for suggesting judges should assume defendants are guilty

CPS sets aside $70M for long-sought Chinatown H.S., millions more for school playgrounds in new capital budget

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