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Today in Black America - May 14

POSTED: May 14, 2021, 8:30 am

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Associated Press


What insurrection? Growing number in GOP downplay Jan. 6


‘Great day for America’: Vaccinated can largely ditch masks

House GOP set to put Trump defender Stefanik into No. 3 post


The Los Angeles Times


Newsom proposes grants up to $25,000 for more California businesses hit by COVID

Goldberg: Remember the Freedom Riders — and how police and FBI colluded in attacking them

Witness’ video shows San Diego police officers tackle, punch homeless man in La Jolla


The Chicago Sun-Times


Company that got nearly $300M in city contracts banned for lying that workers lived in Chicago

Vax yes? Mask no! Pritzker to ease Illinois rules on face coverings for fully vaccinated following CDC update

8-year-old boy and five young teens shot in Chicago over 11 hours



The Baltimore Sun


They had sparred over crime. But Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott, Gov. Larry Hogan call talks ‘very productive.’

Despite once dominating the sport of horse racing, there will be no Black jockeys at Saturday’s Preakness

Does the COVID vaccine prevent coronavirus transmission? A study at the University of Maryland seeks answer for key pandemic question


NJ.com


Former Gov. Whitman among 150 Republicans ready to ditch GOP for new political party over the ‘big lie’

N.J. woman charged with repeatedly beating 9-year-old girl, prosecutor says

State publicizes footage of man who died after being pepper sprayed during arrest


The Washington Post


As pipeline recovers from cyberattack, U.S. leaders see ‘wake-up call’ for energy infrastructure

How America’s ‘places to be’ have shifted over the past 100 years

A Black softball player was forced to cut off her hair beads at a game: ‘I felt humiliated’


USA Today

Black homeowner had a white friend stand in for third appraisal. Her home value doubled.

Colonial Pipeline reportedly pays $5M in cryptocurrency to hackers to end ransomware cyberattack

Cities are getting a windfall from Biden's COVID relief bill. Now how are they going to spend it?


The New York Times


The Racial Gap in U.S. Vaccinations Is Shrinking, but Work Remains

Candidates Clash Over Future of New York in First Mayoral Debate

University of South Carolina President Resigns After Speech Blunders










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