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Piano prodigy Andre Watts, the first artist to appear on "Live from Lincoln Center," was born in Nuremberg, Germany in 1946.

Today in Black America - May 5

POSTED: May 05, 2021, 8:30 am

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Associated Press

Biden aims to vaccinate 70% of American adults by July 4

US parents excited over prospect of virus shots for children

Families, advocates mark day of awareness for Native victims


The Baltimore Sun

How Maryland’s historically Black universities will use $577 million from state to close wealth gap, strengthen communities

He came from a big, caring family, had a good job and loved his 5-year-old son. Then someone gunned him down in West Baltimore.


Lawsuit claims Annapolis, housing authority let rampant mold kill DaMon Fisher


The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago has more summer jobs than applicants, aldermen told

2 high school seniors, bound for Division I basketball, wounded in drive-by shooting

Artists of color experience renaissance as diversity and inclusion efforts expand to art


The Los Angeles Times


A mother and son separated by the Trump administration finally reunited

Extend the school year? Teachers say no, parents say meh. LAUSD retreats from its plan

Hope grows for an L.A. summer economic boom as COVID-19 fades, tourists return, businesses recover


NJ.com


N.J. will follow CDC guidance if 6-foot social distancing guidance is changed, Murphy says

Another N.J. resident charged in attack on U.S. Capitol

N.J. town fires officer, suspends another over post calling Black Lives Matter protesters ‘terrorists’


USA Today


Wings of change: Long before United, Black pilots flew freely in American skies

'Quite striking': US birth rate falls to lowest point in more than a century, CDC report says

GOP Sen. Mitt Romney defends Rep. Liz Cheney amid Republican blowback: 'Liz Cheney refuses to lie'


The Washington Post


How two Black CEOs got corporate America to pay attention to voting rights

Pentagon treads carefully as it eyes limiting far-right ties for service members

Giuliani evidence should be reviewed by an outside lawyer, Justice Dept. says


The New York Times


A Tennessee lawmaker was rebuked after offering a historical defense of the Three-Fifths Compromise.

‘I Used to Like School’: An 11-Year-Old’s Struggle With Pandemic Learning

The U.S. Birthrate Has Dropped Again. The Pandemic May Be Accelerating the Decline.





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