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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 16

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The Baltimore Sun

A new Adidas sneaker honors a storied Dunbar basketball team. Its former players say they were shut out of the rollout.

Judge dismisses most racial discrimination allegations against Baltimore’s Atlas Restaurant Group but lets lawsuit proceed

Developers hope South Baltimore entertainment district could spur tourism, casino after coronavirus pandemic

Associated Press

Child tax credit starts hitting US families’ bank accounts

Mask mandate back on in Los Angeles as virus cases rise

Judge orders NFL’s Richard Sherman released without bail

USA Today

The fourth wave of COVID-19 cases is here. Will we escape the UK's fate? It's too soon to know

University of California requires vaccines; Los Angeles County to mandate masks indoors: Live COVID-19 updates

Los Angeles County brings back indoor mask mandate

The New York Times

Africa’s Covid Crisis Deepens, but Vaccines Are Still Far Off

Chairwoman of Congressional Black Caucus is arrested while protesting on Capitol Hill.

Republicans Now Have Two Ways to Threaten Elections

Nabisco plant to close today after 63 years in N.J. town

Major N.J. healthcare system will require all staff to get COVID vaccine

N.J. university’s ‘junk’ bond status downgraded again as money concerns grow

The Los Angeles Times

Police officers treat Black and white men differently. You can hear it in their tone of voice

With new mask rules, L.A. County is asking the vaccinated to help the unvaccinated

California will spend a record amount on homelessness. Here’s where it’s going

The Chicago Sun-Times

Police Board votes to fire officer involved in chase preceding crash that killed off-duty cop, civilian

Three Chicago Park District lifeguards sexually harassed, assaulted female co-workers, watchdog says

Mom struggles to get answers from cops about murdered son. ‘They just think Myron is another Black kid who just got slain in the street, and that’s not my baby.’

The Washington Post

The child tax credit can be confusing for divorced, single and non-traditional parents. Here’s who gets to keep the money

Opinion: The right is recklessly fomenting resistance to the vaccines

What you need to know about the highly contagious delta variant

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