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Today in Black America - June 29

POSTED: June 29, 2023, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

Trump’s GOP support dips slightly after his indictment over classified documents, AP-NORC poll finds

The Supreme Court’s biggest decisions are coming. Here’s what they could say.

Federal judges in Kentucky and Tennessee block portions of transgender youth care bans

The New York Times

Democrats to Use $20 Million Equal Rights Push to Aid 2024 N.Y. House Bids

Republicans’ Problem in Attacking Biden: They Helped Pass His Economic Bills

In Harlem and Beyond, N.Y.C. Election Points to Generational Power Shift

USA Today

As heat bakes Texas, Abbott nixes local water break rules for workers

Chicago, Detroit, DC among cities impacted by Canadian wildfire smoke

Over half of Americans have experienced online hate, harassment

Another white teacher sues N.J. district claiming racial discrimination

Company to pay N.J. $393M in historic ‘forever chemical’ pollution case

2 admit roles in health care scheme that cost Amtrak $9M, feds say

The Baltimore Sun

State Board of Education sides with Baltimore City Public Schools in funding dispute with charters

Disciplinary summaries offer initial view of acting Baltimore Police commissioner’s track record

Pay records: Ex-police Commissioner Michael Harrison still drawing salary, despite stepping back as Baltimore’s top cop

The Washington Post

Heat, smoke smother most of U.S., putting lives at risk

Possible Supreme Court rulings to come on student loans and affirmative action

DeSantis agency sent $92 million in covid relief funds to donor-backed project

The Chicago Sun-Times

Retired judge accused of bilking Tuskegee Airman asks to be disbarred, citing evidence in the case

CPS unveils new process for schools to drop racist namesakes

Anjanette Young search among at least 21 ‘wrong raids’ by Chicago police from 2017 through 2020; poor records hide true number

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Jolt: Ossoff says Kemp ‘tantrum’ over new factories is ‘just politics’

Why the Essence Festival has become a key gathering place for Black culture

Kemp says he wants to continue to fully fund Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship

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