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Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Pan-Africanist, Black Nationalist and entrepreneur, was born in 1887 in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica.

Today in Black America - July 8

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The New York Times

A Month of Shootings, One on Top of Another


I.R.S. Asks for Review of James Comey and Andrew McCabe Audits


Opinion: Next Time Trump Tries to Steal an Election, He Won’t Need a Mob


USA Today


COVID pandemic: The worst may finally be over, experts say. Here's what that means.

Ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin gets 21-year federal sentence for violating George Floyd's civil rights

Ex-Cleveland officer who killed Tamir Rice withdraws from Pennsylvania police position amid backlash


The Washington Post


IRS chief faces questions after audits of Trump foes emerge

The staggering scope of U.S. gun deaths goes far beyond mass shootings

Opinion: Trump has every reason to panic about Cipollone testifying


The Associated Press


Facing pressure, Biden to sign order on abortion access


Governors offer Democrats aggressive reply on guns, abortion

EXPLAINER: Will parents face legal trouble in July 4 attack?


The Baltimore Sun

Maryland voters trickle to the polls as early in-person primary voting begins

I-83 cameras catch nearly 84,000 speeding cars during first month in Baltimore; $40 fine set to begin next week

A Baltimore resident with a case of monkeypox makes the case for an urgent public health response


NJ.com


N.J. waiving graduation test for Class of 2023 after Murphy signs law

Port Authority ends talks with Amazon for controversial Newark Airport air freight hub

N.J. reports 2,824 COVID cases, 8 new deaths as test positivity rate inches higher


The Los Angeles Times


L.A. County supervisors poised to ask voters for power to remove sheriff from office

Got COVID? Doctors warn powering through it — even from home — can worsen health toll

Nicholas Goldberg: Hate the Supreme Court? Our problems actually start with the Constitution


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


OPINION: Staff leaks paint troubling picture of Herschel’s campaign

OPINION: Cobb County redistricting marginalizes students of color

Dept. of Labor lays out process to support immigrant whistleblowers



The Chicago Sun-Times


Highland Park residents sorting through emotions, counting blessings three days after parade shooting


Illinois State Police director defends decision to give suspected Highland Park killer a gun permit in 2020

Lisa Holder White sworn in as first Black woman on state Supreme Court: ‘We need not limit our dreams or settle for less’





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