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Today in Black America - July 8

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Associated Press

Black students, faculty: UNC needs self-examination on race

Haiti’s future uncertain after brazen slaying of president


Rights groups hail imprisonment of South Africa’s ex-leader


USA Today

Arizona secretary of state asks state attorney general to investigate possible election interference by Donald Trump, allies


Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at home; Biden calls it 'very worrisome'

Global death toll from coronavirus reaches 4 million; Tokyo under emergency ahead of Olympics: Latest COVID-19 updates



The New York Times

Why $13 billion in aid hasn’t greatly improved the outlook for Haiti’s people
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The City Council Will Look More Like New York. Will It Have Clout?


The world’s reported Covid death toll passes four million.


The Baltimore Sun

‘This could be a game-changer:’ Minority businesses see opportunity in Maryland’s sports betting licenses


Unvaccinated people made up all of Maryland’s coronavirus deaths in June, health officials say


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


The Chicago Sun-Times


Biden hits Illinois — touts pre-school, Pell Grants, productivity in push for American Families Plan


Man shot July 4th partygoers after he was asked to stop shooting gun in the air as children played nearby: prosecutors

CPS to offer students COVID shots starting next week, will ask their vaccination status next month


NJ.com

Trump N.J. golf course pays $400K fine after being threatened with loss of liquor license


Man’s racist rant made me feel my service didn’t matter, U.S. airman says

Prosecutor to investigate police dealings with N.J. man who racially harassed neighbors


The Los Angeles Times

State fines L.A. County Superior Court for safety violations during pandemic

Nicholas Goldberg: Thanks to Trump, we have an epidemic of unqualified candidates


After the assassination of Haiti’s president, it’s unclear who will lead the country


The Washington Post


Trump charged Secret Service nearly $10,200 in May for agents’ rooms

Florida officials to shift from rescue to recovery at site of condo collapse

Rudy Giuliani temporarily barred from practicing law in D.C. court


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