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The Mamie Till-Mobley Memorial Stamp Act, directs the Postmaster General to issue a commemorative postage stamp in honor of Emmett Till's mother Mamie Till-Mobley



"The Room Where it Happened: A White House Memoir” depicts a president whose foreign policy objectives were inexorably linked to his own political gain


Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., center, celebrates with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients and supporters in front of the Supreme Court on Thursday, June 18, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) 

The Supreme Court on Thursday, rejected by a vote of 5-4, President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants


This undated photo provided by the Atlanta Police Department shows Officer Garrett Rolfe. Rolfe was fired following the fatal shooting of a black man and another officer was placed on administrative duty, the police department announced early Sunday, June 14, 2020. (Atlanta Police Department via AP) 

Rayshard Brooks was shot in the back in Atlanta Friday night as he ran from two White police officers. Police were called to the Wendy's on a report of a car blocking the drive-thru lane.


A bottle of Aunt Jemima syrup sits on a counter, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 in White Plains, N.Y. (AP Photo/Donald King) 

Just hours later, the owner of the Uncle Ben’s brand of rice says the brand will “evolve” in response to concerns about racial stereotyping.


Bayern's Joshua Zirkzee, center, wears a mask against the spread of the new coronavirus arrives for the German Bundesliga soccer match between Werder Bremen and Bayern Munich in Bremen, Germany, Tuesday, June 16, 2020.  

As Oregon reports 278 new COVID cases today, the drug that appeared reportedly reduced deaths by 35% in patients who needed breathing machines and by 20% in those only needing supplemental oxygen.



While police elsewhere clashed with Black Lives Matter protesters outraged by the latest death of a Black man detained by police, Camden officers marched calmly with residents and activists


Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., speaks during a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship hearing to examine implementation of Title I of the CARES Act, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Kevin Dietsch/Pool via AP) 

Tulsa was the scene in 1921 of one of the most severe White-on-Black attacks in American history. Black community and political leaders called on Trump to reschedule. He resisted until late Friday.



Professor Mark Warren: ..."most white people still don’t have any extensive or real experience in multiracial organizations and settings that are led by black people in their lives"


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