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July 19, 2024

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

Today in Black America - June 19

POSTED: June 19, 2024, 8:30 am

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The New York Times

Willie Mays, Baseball’s Electrifying Player of Power and Grace, Dies at 93

Trump Whistle-Blower Wins House Primary in Virginia

Supreme Court Ruling on Bump Stocks Could Open Door to More Lethal Weapons

The Washington Post

America’s long and uneven march from slavery to freedom

Why Juneteenth didn’t actually end slavery in Texas

Wes Moore’s marijuana pardons echo mentor who pushed decriminalization

USA Today

Fauci on how COVID (and Trump) helped him become a hero and a villain

See Juneteenth celebrations around the U.S.

Opinion: Trump wants you to believe he cares about fair elections. He doesn't.

The Associated Press

Today in History: June 19, Senate approves Civil Rights Act

Teen sentenced after pleading guilty to 2022 shooting near Chicago high school that killed 2 teens

With pardons in Maryland, 2.5 million Americans will have marijuana convictions cleared or forgiven

What grocery stores are open on Juneteenth 2024? ShopRite hours, Wegmans hours, Whole Foods hours, Stop & Shop hours

Free air conditioners available for residents over 60 in N.J. county

Basketball event featuring women in thongs canceled at N.J. high school after backlash

The Los Angeles Times

California could end forced prison labor. Will lawmakers send this measure to the ballot?

Activist groups sue L.A. schools seeking data on app used to report suspicious behavior

Editorial: LAPD discipline ballot measure offers only minor reforms. City leaders must do more

The Chicago Sun-Times

Tips for Chicagoans on how to prevent heat stroke and other hot weather-related illnesses

Cherita Ellens: Backlash against diversity and inclusion attempts to keep women of color on the margins

Johnson names chief equity officer, gets moving on reparations

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Lorraine Cochran-Johnson appears to win DeKalb CEO runoff

RHONE: For Juneteenth, celebrate those who fought for freedom

Atlanta school board chair: We’re focused on raising literacy at all levels

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