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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 7

POSTED: July 07, 2023, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

First GOP debate next month faces threats of boycott as lower-polling candidates scramble to qualify

US Forest Service and historically Black colleges unite to boost diversity in wildland firefighting

White gunman to be sentenced for killing 23 people in a racist Walmart attack in a Texas border city

The New York Times

New Federal Decisions Make Alzheimer’s Drug Leqembi Widely Accessible

Why Backers Say a New Tunnel to Manhattan Benefits the Broader Economy

With End of Affirmative Action, a Push for a New Tool: Adversity Scores

USA Today

Is Ron DeSantis speeding up executions so he can get more GOP support?

Biden reversing Trump's expansion of 'junk' health plans

Race, religion and debt: Here are the biggest cases of the Supreme Court's 2022-2023 term

The Baltimore Sun

Glen Burnie HS graduate killed in Baltimore mass shooting was an artist, devoted big sister

With ‘Freedom Libraries,’ teens in Baltimore’s youth detention center now have their pick of books

What Maryland borrowers need to know about student loan repayments resuming this fall

Firefighter killed in Newark cargo ship blaze was patient, strong and ‘wanted to help people’

N.J. teachers can now use sick days when they aren’t sick. Here’s why.

N.J. community college in danger of losing accreditation, notice says

The Washington Post

Employers add 209,000 jobs in June, a slower pick up that still reflects strength in labor market

Prosecutors in Trump classified documents case are facing threats

Analysis: DeSantis targets a significant primary demographic: Insecure men

The Los Angeles Times

To pay off a house far from L.A., this hotel worker sleeps in her car four days a week

Guerrero: The Supreme Court is waging war on young people

California joins Texas sheriff in calling for federal investigation into DeSantis migrant flights

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago police investigating whether cops had sexual relations with new immigrants, including teen girl who is pregnant

Johnson unveils ‘blueprint to transform’ Chicago, revealing ‘how we will govern’

With little fanfare, Shakman era ends as Cook County clerk’s office is released from court oversight of hiring

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

IN-DEPTH | From imprisoned to employed: Could law fix help ex-convicts find jobs?

OPINION: HBCUs can help fill gap from Supreme Court decisions

DeKalb school district to host job fair for hundreds of job openings

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