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Today in Black America - July 27

POSTED: July 27, 2021, 9:30 am

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The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore native Shawna Murray-Browne provides mental health services specific to people of color

Jesse Jackson among dozens arrested for sit-in at Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s office over voting rights legislation

Maryland Attorney General’s Office hires former DOJ civil rights attorney to investigate killings by police


Associated Press

At first Jan. 6 hearing, police to detail violence, injuries

Inside a KKK murder plot: Grab him up, take him to the river

Human Rights Watch: Israeli war crimes apparent in Gaza war


USA Today

Former US Sen. Barbara Boxer assaulted, robbed in California

Team USA gymnastics star Simone Biles pulls out of Tokyo Olympics team final

GOP Rep. Kinzinger says he's not afraid of backlash after joining Jan. 6 committee at Pelosi's request


The New York Times

As Virus Cases Rise, Another Contagion Spreads Among the Vaccinated: Anger

Latino Voters Moved Toward Republicans. Now Biden Wants Them Back.

500,000 New Yorkers Owe Back Rent. What Happens When Evictions Resume?


The Chicago Sun-Times

Lightfoot: It’s ‘not a gimme’ I’ll seek second term

FOP board approves eight-year contract, setting stage for rank-and-file vote

Showtime donates $500,000 to city’s Greencorps Chicago and Chicago Public Art Group



The Los Angeles Times

L.A. politicians want vaccine mandate for city workers


House committee to launch Jan. 6 probe with graphic video

Likely California voters now almost evenly split on Newsom recall, poll finds


The Washington Post

States that cut jobless aid early didn’t get a hiring boom

New coronavirus vaccine rules are being rolled out for certain workers

House Ethics Committee declines to investigate arrest of Rep. Beatty at voting rights protest


NJ.com


Pa. cop among 4 charged with child luring in Atlantic City after sting by citizens

Shelter in place lifted at Rutgers after report of shots fired

FBI investigating cops’ use of force while teen was being handcuffed, officials say









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