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Today in Black America - July 7

POSTED: July 07, 2023, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

First GOP debate next month faces threats of boycott as lower-polling candidates scramble to qualify

US Forest Service and historically Black colleges unite to boost diversity in wildland firefighting

White gunman to be sentenced for killing 23 people in a racist Walmart attack in a Texas border city


The New York Times


New Federal Decisions Make Alzheimer’s Drug Leqembi Widely Accessible

Why Backers Say a New Tunnel to Manhattan Benefits the Broader Economy


With End of Affirmative Action, a Push for a New Tool: Adversity Scores



USA Today


Is Ron DeSantis speeding up executions so he can get more GOP support?


Biden reversing Trump's expansion of 'junk' health plans

Race, religion and debt: Here are the biggest cases of the Supreme Court's 2022-2023 term


The Baltimore Sun


Glen Burnie HS graduate killed in Baltimore mass shooting was an artist, devoted big sister

With ‘Freedom Libraries,’ teens in Baltimore’s youth detention center now have their pick of books


What Maryland borrowers need to know about student loan repayments resuming this fall


NJ.com


Firefighter killed in Newark cargo ship blaze was patient, strong and ‘wanted to help people’

N.J. teachers can now use sick days when they aren’t sick. Here’s why.


N.J. community college in danger of losing accreditation, notice says


The Washington Post


Employers add 209,000 jobs in June, a slower pick up that still reflects strength in labor market

Prosecutors in Trump classified documents case are facing threats


Analysis: DeSantis targets a significant primary demographic: Insecure men



The Los Angeles Times


To pay off a house far from L.A., this hotel worker sleeps in her car four days a week


Guerrero: The Supreme Court is waging war on young people

California joins Texas sheriff in calling for federal investigation into DeSantis migrant flights


The Chicago Sun-Times


Chicago police investigating whether cops had sexual relations with new immigrants, including teen girl who is pregnant

Johnson unveils ‘blueprint to transform’ Chicago, revealing ‘how we will govern’


With little fanfare, Shakman era ends as Cook County clerk’s office is released from court oversight of hiring


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


IN-DEPTH | From imprisoned to employed: Could law fix help ex-convicts find jobs?

OPINION: HBCUs can help fill gap from Supreme Court decisions

DeKalb school district to host job fair for hundreds of job openings


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