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Today in Black America - July 20

POSTED: July 20, 2022, 9:00 am

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The New York Times

Trump Electors Are Targeted in Georgia Inquiry Into Election Interference

The movement to reinstate President Trump has gone far beyond him — and could threaten the future of U.S. elections.

Secret Service Says Some Missing Jan. 6 Texts Are Unlikely to Be Recovered

USA Today

Biden to announce executive actions to address climate change

Trump federal indictment before November? Garland memo suggests no.

House Judiciary to hold hearing on assault weapons ban. Here's what we know about the bill

The Associated Press

Secret Service Jan. 6 texts erased despite Congress’ request

Luria, Kinzinger put careers on line in Jan. 6 investigation

Sesame Place apologizes after Black girls snubbed at parade

The Washington Post

Trump’s choices set nation on path to Jan. 6 violence, committee shows

Opinion: I’m a Texas gun owner. The Texas way of guns is an American failure.

New evidence disputes Trump administration’s citizenship question rationale

The Baltimore Sun

Dan Cox wins Republican nomination for Maryland governor; Democratic race too close to call

Ivan Bates with lead in Baltimore state’s attorney’s race in early returns, but it’s too soon to call it

U.S. Rep. Anthony Brown wins Democratic nomination for Maryland attorney general, defeating former Judge Katie Curran O’Malley

The Los Angeles Times

More evidence bosses want you back to work in the office despite COVID

Hiltzik: As professionals flee antiabortion policies, red states face a brain drain

Oregon voters to decide on one of the nation’s strictest gun-control proposals

N.J. man admits creating fake company to steal $500K in COVID relief funds

N.J. corrections officer beaten unconscious by inmate who then freed other inmates

N.J. man sentenced for racist, threatening text sent to Black woman in Maryland

The Chicago Sun-Times

Georgia man traveled to Chicago and fatally shot ex-wife at Streeterville condo, then killed himself as cops arrived: police

HUD accuses city of Chicago of environmental racism by moving polluters to Black, Latino neighborhoods

CST Editorial Board: All of us must act to rescue Earth from worst effects of climate change

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Morehouse joins initiative to increase diversity in clinical trials

Graham agrees to launch subpoena challenge in Georgia

Biden to host African leaders for Dec summit in Washington

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