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Actor and musician Benjamin Sherman "Scatman" Crothers was born on this date in 1910 in Terra Haute, Indiana.

Today in Black America - June 2

POSTED: June 02, 2023, 8:00 am

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The Associated Press

Just days to spare, Senate gives final approval to debt ceiling deal, sending it to Biden

In gun law push, Tennessee governor’s office memo says NRA prefers to ‘round up mentally ill people’

High blood pressure plagues many Black Americans. Combined with COVID, it's catastrophic


The New York Times

Recording of Trump Underscores Growing Evidence in Documents Case

The Three Other Trump Investigations

She Attacked Israel and the N.Y.P.D. It Made Her Law School a Target.


USA Today

US life expectancy problem is ‘bigger than we ever thought,’ report finds


Senate votes to repeal Biden student loan forgiveness; White House plans a veto

Here's how Democratic, Republican 2024 candidates voted on the debt ceiling deal


The Washington Post


Labor market is showing no signs of a recession for now

Georgia probe of Trump broadens to activities in other states

VMI’s chief diversity officer resigns amid alumni war over DEI


The Los Angeles Times


What causes the May gray that stubbornly blocks the sun for days in Southern California?

Rare bipartisan support for reforming California’s ballot referendum rules, poll finds

Column: The DOJ’s classified documents case was already dire for Trump. Now it looks even worse


The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore City Council threatens to trim $1 million from BOPA as budget hearing looms for arts group

Maryland Department of Health seeks approval from the Board of Public Works for stockpile purchase of abortion pill

Here’s a look at some Maryland laws going into effect June 1



NJ.com


10 days in jail, home confinement for N.J. mom who interfered with police at Jan. 6 riot

30 catalytic converters stolen in 10 days in N.J. town


N.J. preschool names interim principal after teacher accused of assaulting toddler


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sen. Ossoff: $1.4M in funding for Atlanta’s civil, human rights museum

Georgia’s GOP convention is a clash over the party’s future

32 Mississippi school districts still under federal desegregation orders



The Chicago Sun-Times


69-year-old mother of 5 killed in crossfire in Auburn Gresham: ‘How does this happen to somebody like my mom?’

Chicago Police Department’s reform chief resigns, claims ‘retaliation’


Ald. Walter Burnett says nothing nefarious about how he spent unaccounted for $165K — otherwise, ‘I’d be in jail’






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