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July 17, 2024

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 3

POSTED: July 03, 2024, 9:30 am

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The New York Times

Architects of the Trump Supreme Court See Culmination of Conservative Push

Hurricane Beryl Caused ‘Unimaginable’ Damage in Grenada, Leader Says

New Jersey Is One of America’s Fastest-Warming States, Data Shows

USA Today

Democracy is under threat. These people are working to keep it alive and well.

Were jurors dismissed because they were Black or female? Supreme Court declines to review.

Supreme Court declines to decide if felons can be barred from having a gun

The Washington Post

As Trump dominated the docket, divided Supreme Court moved boldly to the right

What is an ‘official’ act, and how will a judge interpret Trump’s immunity?

She took on a small Mississippi town’s police. Then they arrested her.

The Associated Press

Hurricane Beryl roars toward Jamaica after killing at least 6 people in the southeast Caribbean

Florida prosecutors knew Epstein raped teenage girls 2 years before cutting deal, transcript shows

Black farmers’ association calls for Tractor Supply CEO’s resignation after company cuts DEI efforts

The Los Angeles Times

Supreme Court ruling could jeopardize California’s environmental rules

L.A. City Council backs Convention Center expansion before 2028 Olympics

Abcarian: The surgeon general acknowledged America’s gun violence emergency. Here’s why that matters

Off-duty police officer charged with critically injuring bicyclist in hit-and-run, cops say

N.J. mayor who made racist remarks caught using a slur, again

‘Forever chemicals’ in N.J. drinking water caused man’s cancer, lawsuit says

The Chicago Sun-Times

Audit shows Chicago's unfunded pension debt has soared to $37 billion: 'Hard conversations need to be had now'

Battle over Illinois' assault weapon ban will continue after Supreme Court declines to get involved

More than half of Chicago school board candidates face ballot challenges

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

PG A.M.: ‘Calm down.’ Biden’s top Georgia allies scramble to regroup

Johnny Hollman’s family meets with DA, hopes charges will be brought

Biden will bestow the Medal of Honor on 2 Civil War heroes who helped hijack a train in confederacy

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