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Today in Black America - June 17

POSTED: June 17, 2021, 7:30 am

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Associated Press

Biden abroad: Pitching America to welcoming if wary allies

Congress approves bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

Black community has new option for health care: the church

The Baltimore Sun

Ashburton opens up the doors to 10 historic homes with stories to tell for Juneteenth

Senate votes 59-39 to confirm Lydia Griggsby, the first woman of color to become a U.S. district judge in Maryland

Maryland NAACP, community leaders call for suspension of Ocean City officers over videos of violent arrests

The Chicago Sun-Times

Fully elected Chicago school board gets final thumbs up from Illinois House in ‘long-awaited first step’

Pritzker makes Juneteenth a state holiday, an ‘essential step in our journey toward justice’

After cancer diagnosis, State Rep. La Shawn Ford wants others to get screened

The Los Angeles Times

House poised to repeal 2002 Iraq War authorization, with Biden’s backing

Goldberg: Why the ACLU should continue to defend free speech — even when it’s vile

California has changed since the last recall. What that means for Newsom

FBI agents fatally shoot kidnapping suspect at N.J. home as victim, 17, is safely recovered, officials say

N.J. will celebrate Juneteenth as state holiday for the first time Friday. Here are the details.

Let Juneteenth be our national awakening | Editorial

The Washington Post

Black professors push a major university to diversify and confront racism

Congress overwhelmingly votes to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

Bipartisan infrastructure pitch gains steam in Senate

USA Today

Who are the 14 House Republicans who voted against a Juneteenth holiday? And why?

Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill to allow Texans to carry handguns without a permit

Will schools and day cares require masks or COVID-19 vaccines in fall 2021?

The New York Times

8,000 Homeless People to Be Moved From Hotels to Shelters, New York Says

Southern Baptist Vote Signals Further Fractures in American Evangelicalism

Driver Who Plowed Into Protesters in Minneapolis Is Charged With Murder

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