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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 - April 24

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USA Today

Florida just expanded school vouchers – again. Here's what it could mean for public education.

Shots fired at Florida couple's car after wrong turn

MAGA Republicans are destroying our public schools. Teachers and parents must fight back.

Associated Press

Biden’s 2024 campaign has been hiding in plain sight

Gunfire took their son at 20. Now it takes his daughter, 12

Proud Boys leaders’ trial jurors to hear closing arguments

The New York Times

How Democrats Learned to Cast Aside Reservations and Embrace Biden 2024

Amid a Legal Onslaught, Trump Faces Writer’s Suit Accusing Him of Rape

N.A.A.C.P. Sues Mississippi Over Laws on Policing and the Courts

The Baltimore Sun

Minor shot, killed Sunday night in northeast Baltimore County, police say

How a Maryland senator’s reluctant run for president helped save the Civil Rights Act of 1964 | GUEST COMMENTARY

15-year-old and seven men injured in separate weekend shootings, Baltimore Police say

‘You’ll see this around the country.’ A Rutgers agreement could bring change to other schools

Gov. Murphy kills another watchdog | Editorial

Family marks 9th birthday of Dulce Alavez, the N.J. girl missing since 2019

The Washington Post

The movement to strip child labor law protections can be traced to one group

At many HBCUs, just 1 in 3 students are men. Here’s why that matters.

Descendants of enslaved, enslavers gather for reconciliation talks in Va.

The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Don’t let local officials just phone it in. They must show up to public meetings

How a stripper, a barista and an electrician ended up at a ‘Troublemakers School’ for L.A. labor activists

Former officer who fatally shot Breonna Taylor has new job as sheriff’s deputy

The Chicago Sun-Times

Woman whose murder convictions were overturned sues city, Chicago police detectives

Hundreds march in the Loop to reach out to teens who caused chaos last weekend: ‘People do care about them’

Mayor-elect Johnson’s plans to double number of summer jobs for Chicago’s teens might require some work

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Jolt: Trump team considered challenge to Georgia Senate race, too

DOWNEY: Young, organized and willing to speak truth to power

Weapon detection system used in some area schools flawed, experts say

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