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July 23, 2021

Civil unrest over the city's condition ignites Detroit in 1967, resulting in 43 deaths, 7,000 arrests and $50 million in damage.

Today in Black America - July 7

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Associated Press

Official: Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at home

Eric Adams wins Democratic primary in NYC’s mayoral race

Philanthropies eagerly back ex-UNC professor Hannah-Jones

USA Today

Sha'Carri Richardson not picked for 4x100 relay team, will miss Tokyo Olympics

CDC projects delta is dominant US variant; anti-mask protesters charged for disrupting school board meeting: Latest COVID-19 updates

Rise of Moors members, arrested after Massachusetts freeway standoff with police, clash with judge

N.J. Catholic diocese sells archbishop’s controversial ‘luxury’ retirement house for $910K

Investigation launched into man charged with racially harassing neighbors, cops’ response

When does speech become a crime? Experts weigh in after N.J. man is accused of using racial slurs against a neighbor.

The Los Angeles Times

Man on a wire: Biden’s balancing of bipartisanship and Democrats’ demands tests his presidency

Granderson: Yes, the Olympics are political, including ridiculous rules on swim caps

Commentary: ‘This isn’t about Maria vs. Rachel’ — ESPN must address pervasive race problems

The Chicago Sun-Times

CPS principal, her 6-year-old daughter shot at July 4th party: ‘Mama, why me and you only one get shot?’

Federal judge denies sentencing break to Larry Hoover, ‘one of the most notorious criminals in Illinois history’

New CPS program puts free condoms in nearly every school — including elementaries

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland seeks to sustain vaccine push to reduce equity gap, particularly with minority populations skewing younger

Here’s how Baltimore City is using QR codes to help address the problem of vacant homes

Baltimore City Council President Nick Mosby, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby pay off their federal tax lien

The New York Times

Eric Adams Wins Democratic Primary for New York City Mayor

Eric Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, ran as a blue-collar New Yorker.

Did the Supreme Court Just Kill the Voting Rights Act?

The Washington Post

Virginia ‘Bible study’ group was cover for violent militia plans, prosecutors say

Editorial: Most Republican officials are cowering, so it’s up to voters to reject Trump’s big lie

Woman jailed after not answering her phone during class is ordered released from prison sentence

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