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NAACP Field Secretary and civil rights leader, Medgar Evers, was assassinated in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi in 1963.

Today in Black America - June 6

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USA Today

How the fall of Roe v. Wade changed abortion access

Tim Scott gets booed over DeSantis-Disney fight, defends GOP on race

Is Joe Manchin a 'dead man walking' in West Virginia? Axelrod says yes
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The New York Times

Oklahoma Approves First Religious Charter School in the U.S.

Can Chris Christie Succeed as ‘Trump Slayer’? New Jersey Has Thoughts.


Republicans, Escalating Attacks on F.B.I., Vow to Hold Director in Contempt


The Associated Press

A lifetime of racism makes Alzheimer’s more common in Black Americans

Wisconsin judge: Don’t delete records from probe into 2020 Trump loss

White House website highlights infrastructure as Biden pushes policy wins


The Baltimore Sun

A Towson University diversity coordinator strives to be the guide she wanted as a college student


Squeegee jobs dried up from some Baltimore intersections after city ban. Some have found work through city’s Hire Up program.

Ensuring a ‘diverse range of voices’ in revival of historic Baltimore neighborhood | GUEST COMMENTARY


NJ.com


Man kidnapped 11-year-old girl walking on N.J. street, cops say

Getting the lead out: Jersey City MUA to begin replacing 16,000 pipes in August

15-year-old dies from gunshot wound after early morning incident in Jersey City



The Washington Post

How cities are pumping water underground to stop sinking

Texas sheriff recommends charges over Martha’s Vineyard migrant flight

In primary between legendary Virginia Democrats, ‘the loser goes home’


The Los Angeles Times

Newsom threatens DeSantis with kidnapping charges after migrants flown to Sacramento

Editorial: Migrants flown to Sacramento are human beings, not political pawns

L.A. asked Congress for millions to address homelessness. But getting the cash isn’t certain


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

BREAKING: Atlanta City Council OKs funding for training center

MARTA plans to build ‘arterial rapid transit’ lines – what are they?

Atlanta school board approves $1.7 billion budget


The Chicago Sun-Times


‘John killed himself?’ Hours after police standoff, man gets voicemail about brother he hadn’t seen in 15 years


Johnson to Chicago police graduates: ‘I will have your back’

City of Chicago seeks volunteers to track heat and humidity for a national climate study






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