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Today in Black America - June 28

POSTED: June 28, 2023, 10:30 am

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The New York Times

Yusef Salaam of the Central Park 5 Holds Large Lead in Harlem Council Race

Opinion: This Is Why Trump Lies Like There’s No Tomorrow

In Battle Over Direction of Texas, an Unlikely Casualty: Water Breaks

USA Today

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis requests immunity from Disney lawsuit

'There could be others coming': Donald Trump braces supporters for more indictments

Grants help prison inmates get college degrees

The Associated Press

Thousands more prisoners across the US will get free college paid for by the government

Is it a ‘richcession’? Or a ‘rolling recession’? Or maybe no recession at all?

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

The Baltimore Sun

As mass shootings continue, more than 150 since Capital Gazette attack, victims’ families see deaths as call for action

Interim head of Baltimore neighborhood safety office tapped from within; search for permanent director continues

A new era: Impending legalization of recreational cannabis in Maryland to grow market to more than 4.5 million adults

The Washington Post

It’s not just Mar-a-Lago: Trump charges highlight his New Jersey life at Bedminster

With violence surging this summer, a fight to keep D.C.’s kids alive

Virginia budget negotiations collapse, leaving $3.6 billion in limbo

Property owner waited years for Journal Square revival. Now that it’s here, the city wants their land.

Violent weekend in Jersey City: A homicide, three other shootings and a double-stabbing

Body of Rutgers student who died by suicide found on campus, cops say

The Los Angeles Times

Border Patrol officials complained of ‘overuse of hospitalization’ as 8-year-old died

‘It’s so pervasive.’ California hate crimes soared 20% in 2022

LAPD condemns officer’s email on ‘hush hush’ plan for mass arrests at encampment cleanup

The Chicago Sun-Times

ACLU lawsuit: Chicago police target minorities for traffic stops

Chicago cops falsely arrested mom, 14-year-old son in shooting at hot dog stand, lawsuit claims after murder charges dropped

Supreme Court to hear decorated Army vet’s claim that VA shortchanged his GI Bill benefits

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

UGA football program rallies when players accused of abusing women

TORPY: Nazis invade Cobb County. Campaign backfires.

RHONE: New Charleston museum brings home Black slavery experience

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