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Today in Black America - June 15

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USA Today

Republican-led effort to censure Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff fails

The goal of racial equality unites us. How to get there divides us.

Southern Baptists uphold ouster of Saddleback, Fern Creek churches over women pastors

The New York Times

The Radical Strategy Behind Trump’s Promise to ‘Go After’ Biden

Congress Ended Pandemic Cash for Parents, but Some States Have Embraced the Idea

Mayor London Breed Discusses San Francisco’s Woes — and What Lies Ahead

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore City Council passes budget with $10M in amendments to buy firetrucks and surveillance cameras, $1.7M cut to BOPA

As Baltimore City teachers call for salary increases, new study finds they are overworked at ‘unsustainable’ levels

Baltimore Rep. Kweisi Mfume aims again to honor cell-line pioneer Henrietta Lacks with Congressional Gold Medal

The Associated Press

Grand jury indicts Daniel Penny in chokehold death of New York City subway rider Jordan Neely

New York City police commissioner, first woman to lead department, resigns after 18 months

‘Stand with Trump’ becomes rallying cry as Republicans amplify attacks on US justice system

3 men convicted in brutal microwave beating of fellow inmate at N.J. prison

Young child fatally shot inside N.J. home, cops say

Family of 7-year-old allegedly beaten by N.J. school aide settles suit for $1.2M

The Washington Post

Trump rejected lawyers’ efforts to avoid classified documents indictment

Documents show how conservative doctors influenced abortion, trans rights

Opinion Trump’s chances of a Jan. 6 indictment soar

The Los Angeles Times

Texas sends busload of 42 migrants to Los Angeles

Opinion: Violence against Black women and girls is underreported. Here’s how we can address it

More than 100 vacant, government-owned parcels in L.A. could be used for housing, study finds

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Analysis: Trump’s Miami arraignment could provide roadmap for Fulton

Fulton DA: Trump’s federal indictment will not impact our case

Gwinnett schools, Georgia State to pay for master’s degrees for teachers

The Chicago Sun-Times

Mayor Johnson approves $10 million payment to extend ShotSpotter deal he vowed to end — aide blames automatic signature

In abrupt about-face, Finance Committee signs off on $1 million settlement tied to controversial police shooting

Mulling run for Congress, farmer Bailey sows seeds for support from indicted Trump: ‘It’s an honor to stand with this man’

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