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Writer and social critic Alice Dunbar Nelson was born in 1875 and helped shaped the Harlem Renaissance.

Today in Black America - June 20

POSTED: June 20, 2024, 9:30 am

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The Associated Press

New law requires all Louisiana public school classrooms to display the Ten Commandments

Snapchat Inc. to pay $15 million to settle discrimination and harassment lawsuit in California

On Juneteenth, a journalist honors ancestor at ceremony for Black soldiers who served in Civil War

USA Today

Maryland Senate campaign sign vandalized with KKK lettering and crosshairs target

See Juneteenth celebrations around the U.S.

Juneteenth also serves as a warning. Millions of Americans want to go backwards.

The New York Times

The Major Decisions Still Before the Supreme Court

Is It Possible to Desegregate the Nation’s Biggest School System?

MLB world reacts to Willie Mays’ death: ‘He is a true giant, on and off the field’

The Washington Post

Democrats seek to repeal Comstock abortion rule, fearing Trump crackdown

‘You need to know this story’: In 1964, the Klan killed three activists and shocked the nation

Community braves heat to celebrate Juneteenth, ‘holiday of resilience’

Video featuring women in thongs in N.J. high school gym leaves board members ‘disgusted’

Meek Mill joins Murphy to launch N.J. clemency overhaul on Juneteenth

N.J.’s largest school district approves raises for 6,700 teachers, staff

The Los Angeles Times

A USC student with a knife, a suspected car burglar and a deadly confrontation on fraternity row

Column: Five families sued to desegregate O.C. schools. Why is just one remembered?

Calmes: Can the kowtowing to Trump get any worse?

The Chicago Sun-Times

A bullet to the leg put a Chicago police officer on the path to the suburbs

Cook County is expecting a $218 million budget gap, but won’t plug it with layoffs or tax hikes

Ben Jealous: On Juneteenth, remember the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921

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