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June 16, 2024

Author John Howard Griffin, who posed as a Black man for his seminal book on southern racism,"Black Like Me," was born in 1920.

Today in Black America - April 19

POSTED: April 19, 2024, 8:00 am

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The Associated Press

Trump loses bid to halt Jan. 6 lawsuits while he fights criminal charges in the 2020 election case

Biden’s new Title IX rules protect LGBTQ+ students, but transgender sports rule still on hold

12 students and teacher killed at Columbine to be remembered at 25th anniversary vigil

The New York Times

Over 100 Arrested at Columbia After Pro-Palestinian Protest

Drought Pushes Millions Into ‘Acute Hunger’ in Southern Africa

Editorial: Military Aid to Israel Cannot Be Unconditional

N.J. bridges were checked after the 4.8 magnitude earthquake. Here’s what inspectors found.

‘She molested my daughter!’ Mom accuses teacher of assault at N.J. school board meeting.

Making New Jersey a real democracy | Opinion

USA Today

25 years after Columbine, mass shooting trauma still ‘seared into us'

Man who lost son in Robb Elementary shooting criticizes Uvalde shirt sold at Walmart; store issues apology

Americans think they need $1.8 million to retire. Is it realistic?

The Washington Post

Tumultuous Trump trial day ends with 12 jurors, 1 alternate selected

The Post endorses Angela Alsobrooks in Maryland’s Democratic Senate primary

Kennedy family members endorse Biden in rebuke of RFK Jr.

The Los Angeles Times

USC students protest the ‘silencing’ of valedictorian with cancellation of speech

Two shootings by LAPD officers are under investigation

California in a jam after borrowing billions to pay unemployment benefits

The Chicago Sun-Times

CTA touts ‘Second Chance’ program for ex-offenders, but few end up with permanent jobs

Chicago Teachers Union demanding 9% annual raises, won't rule out a strike

Natalie Y. Moore: ‘Shame of Chicago, Shame of the Nation’ looks back at city’s racist housing history

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia is pivotal in 2024; so are its voters

DeKalb CEO candidates present vision for county

2nd arrest made after student takes loaded gun to Forsyth middle school

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