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Today in Black America - June 18

POSTED: June 18, 2021, 10:00 am

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Associated Press

Black Americans laud Juneteenth holiday, say more work ahead

Biden’s silence on executions adds to death penalty disarray

GOP needs new health care target; ‘Obamacare’ survives again



USA Today

Biden signs Juneteenth into a holiday, officially giving federal employees the day off Friday


BestBuy, Target and Starbucks are among the companies celebrating Juneteenth as PTO or holiday pay


Juneteenth holiday is America's chance to explore racial slavery and its lasting impact



The Washington Post


In nationalizing Juneteenth, U.S. is still late to the hemisphere’s party

McConnell vows to block voting bill in Senate, spurning Manchin’s proposed compromise

St. Louis couple who pointed guns at protesters plead guilty, will give up firearms


NJ.com


Newark picks Harriet Tubman monument design to replace Christopher Columbus statue

Juneteenth 2021: What’s open, what’s closed in N.J. on Friday?

Was COVID-era school really that bad? N.J. education is in a state of emergency, one official says
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The Baltimore Sun


Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott, city officials participate in Mondawmin neighborhood walk following fatal shooting

Many in Baltimore’s struggling Cherry Hill enclave could have gone hungry amid COVID. But a small band of neighborhood activists stepped up.

Can Baltimore police investigate their own? Internal Affairs, noted for its ‘disarray,’ shows halting improvement.



The Chicago Sun-Times

Some City Council members wavering on renaming Lake Shore Drive, alderman says

For more than a year, city sought security improvements at Englewood home where 8 people were shot. Yet nothing was done


Racism is public health crisis in Chicago, mayor declares


The Los Angeles Times


Judge says sweeping L.A. criminal justice reform measure is unconstitutional

San Bernardino County fails to ensure school spending gets to its neediest students, state says

On Juneteenth, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s ‘Fight the Power’ tackles the history of protest


The New York Times

Supreme Court Backs Catholic Agency in Case on Gay Rights and Foster Care

Why G.O.P.-Led States Are Banning the Police From Enforcing Federal Gun Laws

The New York Mayoral Candidates' Closing Arguments







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