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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 9

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The New York Times

Immunity Ruling Leaves Judge Facing Tough Calls on Trump’s Election Indictment

Bouie: Trump’s Lust for Expulsion, Explained

The New Jersey Democrat is accused of a ‘pattern of corruption.’ Here’s the latest.

The Washington Post

Biden is seeing a different world than other Democrats

This House race reflects how the Supreme Court has narrowed options for Black voters

Oath Keepers attorney Kellye SoRelle to plead guilty in Jan. 6 case

The Associated Press

Read the letter President Biden sent to House Democrats telling them to support him

Support for legal abortion has risen since Supreme Court eliminated protections, AP-NORC poll finds

Is college worth it? Poll finds only 36% of Americans have confidence in higher education

USA Today

Job posting, pandemic law do not prove COVID-19 was planned | Fact check

Power outage map: Beryl leaves millions without power in Texas

Advocates launch desperate effort to save Oklahoma man from execution in 1992 murder

Biggest federal grant in U.S. history signed for Gateway rail tunnel

This N.J. high school is No. 1 in the nation for STEM students, U.S. News says

We tried out NJ Transit’s new fare payment system, and here’s what we found

The Los Angeles Times

California’s inmate firefighter crews are dwindling just as the state starts to burn

‘Playing COVID roulette’: Some infected by FLiRT variants report their most unpleasant symptoms yet

Editorial: This record-breaking heat is an emergency. It’s time to treat it like one

The Chicago Sun-Times

Mayor hardens stance on gun violence after more than 100 people shot in Chicago during holiday weekend

Mayor Johnson caught in the middle of CPS-City Hall pension disagreement

Johnson allies shoot down attempt to level legislative playing field between City Council and mayor

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta school board makes Bryan Johnson its new superintendent

Georgia election board to weigh changes to voting rules and oversight

Riverkeeper threatens to sue over Hyundai plant’s environmental impact

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