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June 20, 2024

Piano prodigy Andre Watts, the first artist to appear on "Live from Lincoln Center," was born in Nuremberg, Germany in 1946.

Today in Black America - June 20

POSTED: June 20, 2023, 9:00 am

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USA Today

Trump's new reason he didn't return classified docs: 'I was very busy'

Do Harvard, UNC discriminate against Asian Americans? A look at the data

Six teens shot after Milwaukee Juneteenth celebration


The New York Times


Federal Policy on Homelessness Becomes New Target of the Right

G.O.P. Targets Researchers Who Study Disinformation Ahead of 2024 Election


States Try Easing the Burden of Long-Term Care’s High Cost



The Associated Press


Disciplinary hearing against Trump attorney John Eastman begins in California


More than 1 million people are dropped from Medicaid as states start a post-pandemic purge of rolls


Eviction filings are 50% higher than they were pre-pandemic in some cities as rents rise



The Baltimore Sun

‘We want a voice:’ Federalsburg’s Black residents become latest Eastern Shore voters to get a long-awaited shot at representation

William P. Doyle resigns from position as Maryland Port Administration director; deputy now oversees Baltimore ports


Cities with the most Black-owned businesses


The Washington Post


DeSantis used secretive panel to flip Florida Supreme Court

For many Black moms, Olympian’s death has echoes of their own pregnancy crises

Lawmakers propose 'blue-ribbon’ AI commission


NJ.com


In N.J.’s largest city, a Juneteenth march for reparations for slavery

N.J. lawyer convicted of killing girlfriend dies after medical emergency in jail, authorities say

N.J.’s budget boom is ending. A fiscal crisis is coming — and soon, new report warns.


The Los Angeles Times

As high-rise offices lose their luster, can this part of downtown L.A. find a way forward?


Bused from Texas to L.A.: Little food, sketchy bathroom facilities for 20 hours on the road


Biden to meet with experts about the dangers of AI on visit to San Francisco


The Chicago Sun-Times


Monument to victims of Chicago Police Department torture receives private funding

Johnson vows to ‘rebuild the social contract’ with Black Chicago, complete memorial to Burge torture victims


At least 11 killed, 63 others wounded over long weekend in Chicago. Mayor says it will take more than police ‘to get ourselves out of this rut.’


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Journey through Black history: A tour of museums in the South

AJC Investigation: DeKalb jail had medical staff shortages

1 killed when vigil marking anniversary of teen deaths erupts in shooting




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