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News 2017 June

Stories for June 2017

Tuesday, June 27

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Nooses on National Mall echo domestic terrorism

U.S. Park Police confirmed that another noose was found on the National Mall, according to ABC News.

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Ask Dr. Kevin: Understanding Sickle Cell Disease

Ask Dr. Kevin is a new feature brought to you by Pfizer Rare Disease in collaboration with the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) to increase understanding of sickle cell disease.

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Things to do in South Jersey and region

The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and region. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to editor@southjerseyjournal.com. I

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Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announces re-election plans

Newark target of Trump sanctuary city crackdown

Hoping to continue lead the biggest city in New Jersey, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka on June 22 announced his plans to run for a second term.

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Kenya Moore opens up about new marriage

Kenya Moore is still wrapped in the glow of wedded bliss.

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Kenya Moore, Idris Elba, and more in BUZZ

Kenya Moore is a real housewife! The star of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” was spotted beachside on the romantic island of St. Lucia in June exchanging vows with her beau, a businessman she met a year ago.

Monday, June 19

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Aisha Tyler says goodbye to ‘The Talk’

An emotional Aisha Tyler announced on Thursday that she is leaving her daytime talk show “The Talk.”

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Our children deserve high quality teachers

I am a native Washingtonian. I still live on the same street that my parents brought me home to 50 plus years ago.

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Why Sixers made the trade

The Philadelphia Sixers went 28-54 this past season, after winning 19, 18, and 10 games the previous three seasons. While the majority of those seasons were plagued with injuries and a rotation of players coming in and out of the lineup, one thing that was noticeable missing on the team was the lack of a point guard.

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After mistrial, Cosby feels “vindicated,” says spokesman

Saturday morning, Montgomery County Judge Steven T. O’Neill finally bent to the will of the jury and declared a mistrial in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case.

Monday, June 12

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Michael Vick retires as a Falcon

In May, former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick said in an interview how he would love to retire as an Atlanta Falcon, the team where he started his career. Vick will finally get his wish as the Falcons will not only honor him, but also former Falcons wide receiver Roddy White in a retirement ceremony on Monday, June 12.

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Nick Gordon charged with domestic abuse

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s former boyfriend, Nick Gordon, has been charged with domestic abuse and kidnapping.

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Education is key to our success

This spring and summer millions of black American parents will watch with pride as their sons and daughters graduate from high school and college.

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Summer fun in New Jersey

Trying to figure out what to do with all of that hard-earned vacation time that won’t roll over?

Wednesday, June 7

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Vanessa Williams stars in ‘Daytime Divas’

Vanessa William knows a thing or two about daytime television talk shows.

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Murphy and Guadagno win nominations for NJ governor

New Jersey Democrats overwhelmingly nominated former Wall Street executive Phil Murphy as their candidate for governor in Tuesday's primary elections.

Tuesday, June 6

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Chris Christie flip flops on climate control

Shortly after President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would withdraw participation in the historic Paris climate agreement, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vowed to support the Trump initiative—reversing a previous stance the governor advocated that global climate control issues exist.

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HBCU leaders, advocates must engage Democrats and Republicans

As the president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), I’m spending a good amount of time working to build strategic, government alliances that extend beyond our traditional Democratic support.

Sunday, June 4

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Biden stumps for Phil Murphy in New Jersey

Hundreds of supporters greeted former vice president Joe Biden in the Garden State recently in an effort to rally support for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy. The former vice president made an extended pit stop in Lyndhurst.