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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 - May 7

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The Associated Press

University of Chicago clears a pro-Palestinian demonstration as MIT confronts a new encampment

Breast cancer is on the rise in women in their 40s. An earlier mammogram may help catch it sooner

After AP investigation, family of missing students enrolls in school

The New York Times

In Berkeley Public Schools, a War Gives Rise to Unusual Tensions

Can Philadelphia Fix One of the Most Drug-Plagued Neighborhoods in the Country?

A Highway Split Their Community. Efforts to Fix That Face Opposition.

USA Today

Shipping container locker room? Nevada athletes see Title IX inequity

How Republicans have latched onto the college protests to upend 2024

Guilty? By nearly 3-1, Americans predict a Trump conviction, though some see unfairness

The Washington Post

Why Highway 1 is the climate challenge that California can’t fix

Opinion: Why is the simplest explanation of campus protests so hard to accept?

Democratic Md. Senate primary grows contentious with early voting underway

The deadline to get a Real ID is fast approaching. What you need to do to get one.

N.J. state trooper dies while training at agency headquarters

Former casino owner files lawsuit claiming he still owns the Miss America pageant

The Los Angeles Times

UCLA detectives use Jan. 6 tactics to find masked mob who attacked pro-Palestinian camp

Their daughter killed herself with a deputy’s gun. They’re still looking for answers

Young voters don’t give Biden credit for passing the biggest climate bill in history

The Chicago Sun-Times

Faced with cuts under a new funding formula, several Chicago public schools are rejecting their budgets

City workers who accused Water Department supervisors of racism agree to tentative $5.8 million settlement

In 'landslide' vote, University of Chicago residents, fellows move to unionize

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Report: Georgia drops 300,000 children from Medicaid

Fulton DA Fani Willis won’t cooperate with state Senate probe

DeKalb school gets new, more accurate name

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