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Writer and social critic Alice Dunbar Nelson was born in 1875 and helped shaped the Harlem Renaissance.

Today in Black America - June 26

POSTED: June 26, 2024, 8:30 am

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The Associated Press

George Latimer, a pro-Israel centrist, defeats Rep. Jamaal Bowman in New York Democratic primary

Shot in 1.6 seconds: Video raises questions about how trooper avoided charges in Black man’s death


States fail to track abuses in foster care facilities housing thousands of children, US says


The New York Times

‘A Completely Amoral Sycophant’: Four Columnists Rate Trump’s V.P. Choices


Schools Got a Record $190 Billion in Pandemic Aid. Did It Work?


Judge Skeptical of Claim Search Was Mishandled in Trump Documents Case


USA Today

Biden pardons vets convicted during military ban on gay sex

Louisville police chief resigns after mishandling harassment claims

Murthy: Gun violence is a public health crisis



The Washington Post

D.C. Council approves money to study reparations for Black residents

Analysis: Why Jamaal Bowman’s New York primary is huge for pro-Israel groups


Garland decries House GOP proposal to cut Justice Dept. funding by $1 billion



NJ.com


A girls track program was the envy of N.J. But its legendary coach was a predator.


This former GOP congressman just endorsed Biden: ‘I never thought I’d be endorsing a Democrat’

3 N.J. counties merging jails to save money



The Los Angeles Times


Cost of bringing clean drinking water to California communities estimated at $11.5 billion

LAUSD approves $18.4-billion budget amid concerns over police, the arts and the future

Too much screen time harms children, experts agree. So why do parents ignore them?



The Chicago Sun-Times

CPS dropping school police officers didn't change whether students, parents feel safe, U of C study reveals

Natalie Y. Moore: Books teach and inspire us. Banning them is anti-democratic.

Gov. Pritzker signs measure creating new state agency for early education


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

AJC poll: Young voters not happy with their presidential choices

Atlanta superintendent finalist promises community he’ll listen and learn

Opinion: Ensure the safety of our children with common-sense gun laws









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