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Today in Black America - June 17

POSTED: June 17, 2022, 8:30 am

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The New York Times

Trump, Told Plan Was Illegal, Pressured Pence and Incited Mob

Capitol Rioters Came Within 40 Feet of Vice President Pence

Gun Control Advocates Have More Money Now, but Money Can’t Buy Zeal

USA Today

2 killed, 1 injured in Alabama church shooting; suspect in custody, police say

Police give update on deadly shooting at Alabama church

U.K. orders Julian Assange extradition to U.S. to face spying charges

The Associated Press

Watergate 50th meets Jan. 6. Common thread: Thirst for power

A list of recent high-profile shootings in the US

T-shirts? Ice cream? Retailers cash in on Juneteenth

The Baltimore Sun

‘I’m over the dog & pony show!!!’: Baltimore County Council and superintendent meet after letters on school issues

Defense in Keith Davis Jr. case asks judge to hold State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby in contempt of court for radio comments

Baltimore neighborhoods come together in solidarity after homes with pride flags burn

Juneteenth is celebrated Friday in N.J. But the federal holiday is Monday. Here’s why.

Juneteenth 2022: What’s open, what’s closed in N.J. on Friday?

Heartbroken N.J. school keeps memory of mom and 2 kids alive after murder-suicide

The Washington Post

Ginni Thomas’s emails with Trump lawyer add to tumult at Supreme Court

John Eastman says Ginni Thomas invited him to speak on ‘election litigation’

Trump aides told him that using Pence to overturn election was illegal

The Los Angeles Times

Inside the MAGA world scramble to produce findings suggesting the 2020 election was stolen

Trump knew asking Pence to overturn election was illegal, Jan. 6 committee says

Granderson: The U.S. hasn’t figured out equality, but we sure are experts in the struggle

The Chicago Sun-Times

New inspector general gives sharp critique of Chicago police watchdog agencies

Juneteenth in Chicago: Celebrating history, continuing a struggle for freedoms

Dreaming of a future for the South Side’s historic Pilgrim Baptist Church

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

‘A gamble’: Abrams bets her appeal can reshape Democratic ticket in runoffs

Juneteenth so far only partially embraced by private sector

OPINION: The hits keep coming for Herschel Walker, but do voters care?

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