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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 - May 12

POSTED: June 12, 2023, 10:00 am

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The Associated Press

Trump and his allies escalate attacks on criminal case as history-making court appearance approaches

Moms for Liberty rises as power player in GOP politics after attacking schools over gender, race

Abstinence not required: How a Baltimore drug treatment program prioritizes saving lives



The New York Times

Trump Indictment Shows Critical Evidence Came From One of His Own Lawyers


THE EDITORIAL BOARD: Trump Should Never Again Be Trusted With the Nation’s Secrets

I-95 Overpass Collapses in Philadelphia After a Tanker Fire


USA Today

People with Nazi flags, signs supporting Florida Gov. DeSantis gathered outside Disney World

I-95 collapse in Philadelphia: Detour routes created as full rebuild could take months

Annapolis shooting: 3 dead, 3 injured after 'dispute' at home in Maryland's capital, police say



The Washington Post

Trump’s Miami court date brings fears of violence, rally plans

Why Trump was charged on secret documents and Clinton, Pence were not

Analysis: Landmark youth-led climate case heads to trial in Montana


The Baltimore Sun


Disbarred Severna Park attorney among Gov. Wes Moore’s Anne Arundel County Board of Elections appointees

UMBC president emphasizes connections in her first year: ‘Y’all are my secret weapon’


A homegrown Baltimore Police commissioner: Bringing baggage from BPD’s history or ‘best of both worlds’?



The Los Angeles Times

Opinion: L.A. and other cities are recovering, but not their downtowns. Why?


Child-care providers by day, Amazon drivers by night. Workers fight for living wages.

Editorial: Why Mayor Bass’ proposal for L.A. city drug treatment funding makes sense


NJ.com

Should cops be tracked by GPS? N.J. county considers changes after officer’s death.

Black mother, daughter duo are first to graduate together from the U.S. Naval Academy


Jersey City considers allowing ‘cottage’ industry that could ease city’s housing dilemma


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Georgia retirees struggle to get by after years without pensions raises


DOWNEY: Can campus diversity survive the U.S. Supreme Court?


The Jolt: State GOP platform protects Confederates monuments, bans abortion


The Chicago Sun-Times


City again delays moving migrants from shuttered YMCA to Daley College

Ban the ban, not the book? Giannoulias caps return with string of legislative wins, including anti-censorship law

4 killed, at least 28 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago





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