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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 - July 5

POSTED: July 05, 2023, 8:30 am

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The New York Times

The D.N.C. Has a Primary Problem

How to Deal With Financial Trauma

Black Artists Say A.I. Shows Bias, With Algorithms Erasing Their History

USA Today

'Disgusting and horrifying': 5 dead in Philly shooting rampage by heavily armed gunman

More renters getting evicted as rents keep rising

9 people shot, including 2 juveniles, at DC July 4th celebration

The Washington Post

Biden faces renewed pressure to embrace Supreme Court overhaul

Editorial: A governor’s playbook for improving youth mental health should catch on

How an enslaved artisan saved the Capitol dome’s ‘Freedom’ statue

The Associated Press

The Texas shooter in a racist Walmart attack is going to prison. Here’s what to know about the case

Conservatives go to red states and liberals go to blue as the country grows more polarized

Viola Ford Fletcher, oldest living Tulsa Race Massacre victim, publishes memoir

The Baltimore Sun

With legalization comes changes in cannabis-related laws on expungement, traffic stops

‘We’ve got each other:’ Gov. Wes Moore meets with victims of mass shooting, tours Brooklyn community center

Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Cox quashes rumor that he’s running for Congress

N.J. town’s mayor seeks to end lengthy council meetings by closing building

‘So much more than a gambling town.’ Walking tours show a different side of Atlantic City.

NJ Transit adds hundreds of bus trips, but some riders still lose service

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. mayor ousts Native American DWP commissioner; Indigenous groups outraged

‘Disturbing’: LASD opens probe after video shows deputy throwing woman to the ground

Mo’ne Davis is not just your average summer intern for the Dodgers

The Chicago Sun-Times

Dad accused of shooting wife, 15-year-old daughter, then chasing son after wounding him. ‘Where are you? Where are you?’

CST Editorial Board: This July 4th, our nation needs freedom from unfettered gun violence

Brandon Johnson building consensus behind the scenes before delivering progressive agenda, top aide says

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

3 days of services announced for Christine King Farris

Georgia becomes a top state for early voting turnout

Cobb government spent millions to fix the staffing crisis. It got worse

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