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June 20, 2024

Piano prodigy Andre Watts, the first artist to appear on "Live from Lincoln Center," was born in Nuremberg, Germany in 1946.

Today in Black America - June 7

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The New York Times

Jobs Report Will Be Latest Test of U.S. Economy’s Resilience

Alvin Bragg’s Next Decision on Donald Trump Presents a Political Quandary

Minority Groups’ Uninsured Rate Has Plunged in Recent Years, Reports Find



The Associated Press

Attacks on businesses linked to US brands rattle Baghdad as anger over the war in Gaza surges

A new account rekindles allegations that Trump disrespected Black people on ‘The Apprentice’


Video edited to make it appear Biden tried to sit down when there wasn’t a chair


USA Today

For low-income students, FAFSA can be a lifeline. When it didn't work, they were hardest hit.

Video of man pushing Black superintendent at daughter's graduation sparks racism claims

Seattle police officers beat man with batons at bus stop: Caught on video


The Washington Post


Retired judge David Tatel issues a stark warning about the Supreme Court


Several Pa. House Republicans boo officers who defended Capitol on Jan. 6

Young Black voters are key in the election. Here’s what some are saying about their choices
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NJ.com


Did a Supreme Court justice tell a bold lie? Sam Alito’s neighbor dishes on flag incident
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There are more doctors of color in N.J. hospitals thanks to this group


4 N.J. school districts cutting more than 60 teachers, staff positions



The Los Angeles Times


Boba Fett, blue fish, and fettuccine: How L.A. fentanyl sales boomed on Craigslist

LAUSD fined $8 million for staffing violations. Too many students, not enough teachers

Crime stats disappear from public view amid LAPD records system overhaul


The Chicago Sun-Times

Hundreds march to demand more help finding Black girls and women who are missing — but never forgotten


City Hall trying to cut deal with protesters, avoid legal battle as Democratic convention nears

DePaul adjunct professor fired for optional assignment on how 'genocide in Gaza' impacts health and biology


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Southern Baptists expected to reaffirm ban of women in pastoral roles

People forced from homeless camps under bridges shape new paths


Mayor Dickens: The water crisis is over, but the harder work is ahead




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