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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 5

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The Associated Press

FACT FOCUS: Trump’s misleading claims about the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol

2 women in Chicago and Cleveland police officer are among those killed in July Fourth shootings

Which states could have abortion on the ballot in 2024? Arkansas organizers hope to join the list


USA Today

Financially insecure: Americans feel they need far more than they earn

Tulsa Race Massacre survivors call for DOJ to open investigation

Trump falsely claims to have driven Biden from race after debate in new video


The New York Times

Varying Treatment of Biden and Trump Puts Their Parties in Stark Relief

One Obstacle for Trump’s Promises: This Isn’t the 2016 Economy


Donald Trump’s Advisers Call for U.S. Nuclear Weapons Testing if He Is Elected


The Washington Post


Keir Starmer becomes prime minister after Labour’s historic win


Lawsuit: Va. prison leaders kept inmates from early release

Richmond makes surprising find at desecrated Black cemetery: intact graves


NJ.com


N.J. teacher arrested, accused of ‘various sexual acts’ with student

Corrections officers did nothing as N.J. teen was badly beaten by other inmates, lawsuit says

N.J.’s Renauld White, barrier-breaking model and ‘Guiding Light’ actor, dead at 80


The Los Angeles Times


2024 California propositions voter guide: minimum wage, crime, marriage, healthcare, rent and more

Gun rights groups sue to block California’s new tax on firearms

San Bernardino County has targeted majority Latino community for warehouse development, complaint alleges


The Chicago Sun-Times


'Fighting for his life': 1 boy, 2 women killed after South Side shooting that also injured 2 young boys

Domestic violence survivors in Illinois are in prison for abusers' crimes


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


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

What happens to the Fulton election case if Trump wins the White House?

DeKalb superintendent had a busy first year on the job. What’s next?

See which new education laws are taking effect in Georgia



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