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Today in Black America - June 7

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The Associated Press

2 dead in shooting after high school graduation ceremony in Virginia capital

Florida grand jury involved in Trump documents probe by Justice Dept., AP source says

Pence says ‘Different times call for different leadership’ in video launching 2024 presidential bid



The New York Times

RANDALL KENNEDY: America’s Steadfast Resistance to Black Advancement

Edsall: The Suburbs Are Still Driving American Politics, but Where Are They Taking Us?

There are 10 candidates in the G.O.P. primary so far. What does that mean for Gov. Ron DeSantis?



USA Today


Pence launches 2024 bid: Can he reset his image to win over GOP primary voters?

DeSantis' administration defends relocating migrants to California

Online school, anxiety, face masks. How COVID shaped the class of 2023


NJ.com

N.J. election results: State Senate, Assembly primary elections 2023


Amtrak wants $7B in federal grants for N.J. projects, other Northeast Corridor work

Hudson County’s got a Guy for the county executive job



The Baltimore Sun


Takeaways from Baltimore Police budget hearing: Commissioner won’t leave for D.C., vacancies continue, low-level offenses in spotlight


New abortion provider in Western Maryland will cut patients’ journeys from West Virginia, where procedure is banned

Ignored perspectives, hidden answers: insights on gun violence from young Black men | GUEST COMMENTARY


The Washington Post

White woman who fatally shot Black neighbor through door is arrested

2 fatally shot, several injured after high school graduation in Richmond

House GOP to examine D.C. election laws in latest hearing



The Los Angeles Times


.3 arrested outside Glendale school board meeting in violent clashes between LGBTQ+ protesters

Amid book ban fight, Newsom blasts school board president as ‘ignorant’ for calling Harvey Milk ‘a pedophile’

Sacramento embraces surprise arrival of migrants stuck in national political feud


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta Council tweaks public safety training center deal


Citing national school shootings, Gwinnett man shutters gun store

State still leaves Georgia patients at risk, audit findings unheeded


The Chicago Sun-Times


President Biden to visit Chicago for June 28 fundraiser hosted by Gov. J.B. Pritzker and wife, MK

Stalled Bears stadium talks create opening for Chicago mayor — if he’s willing to rewrite his playbook


No objection to waiving court fees for low-income defendants, Cook County state’s attorney says








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