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Today in Black America - June 1

POSTED: June 01, 2023, 7:00 am

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The Associated Press

Prosecutors have tape of Trump discussing holding onto classified doc after leaving office


After sailing though House on bipartisan vote, Biden-McCarthy debt ceiling deal now goes to Senate

Why do so many Black women die in pregnancy? One reason: Doctors don't take them seriously


The New York Times

Trump Was Taped Discussing Sensitive Document He Had Kept After Leaving Office

Talk of Racism Proves Thorny for G.O.P. Candidates of Color

Opinion: Haiti Has Overcome Other Crises. This Time, We Can’t Do It Alone.


USA Today

As Medicaid purge begins, 'staggering numbers' of Americans lose coverage

New online HBCU program falling short of its promise to Black men


Bill ending student loan debt forgiveness will get a vote in US Senate


The Baltimore Sun

Maryland files suit against companies that made cancer-causing PFAS, known as forever chemicals

New UMD School of Medicine institute aims to change addiction treatment and prevention

James M. Griffin, president of Baltimore chapter of CORE, entrepreneur and school board member, dies


NJ.com

Beach mob of ‘drunken teens’ forced Jersey Shore town’s crackdown, city says

Cops swarmed this quiet Virginia neighborhood to arrest man they say killed N.J. councilwoman

Mail carrier attacked, robbed in suburban N.J. town


The Washington Post

How the debt deal may prevent a shutdown this fall

Editorial: Nuclear dangers are rising once more. Here’s how the U.S. should respond.

These Christian home-schoolers were taught that public schools are evil. Then they enrolled their kids.


The Los Angeles Times


Here’s what’s in the deal to raise the debt limit

Earth is ‘really quite sick now’ and in danger zone in nearly all ecological ways, study says

Nicholas Goldberg: The affirmative action calamity brewing at the Supreme Court



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Thousands of Georgians face immediate loss of Medicaid insurance

Medical marijuana is finally here, but many Georgia doctors shy away it


WATCH: A guide to what's in the proposed debt ceiling bill


The Chicago Sun-Times


One of Chicago’s wealthiest people has a plan to get other CEOS to help him fight violence

Alice Palmer, state senator who mentored Barack Obama, dies at 83

Divided City Council approves $51 million in migrant crisis funding



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