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Today in Black America - May 18

POSTED: May 18, 2022, 9:30 am

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The Associated Press

Buffalo shooting leaves neighborhood without a grocery store

Edwards ousts North Carolina Rep. Cawthorn in GOP primary

Tight Pennsylvania GOP Senate race; Mastriano wins gov nod

The New York Times

Primary elections updates: Here’s who won, who lost and which primary races haven’t been called yet.

The annual number of firearms manufactured in the U.S. has nearly tripled since 2000, according to a federal tally.

One Democratic senator said in an interview that his party should make gun control the core of his party’s midterm message

USA Today

'White supremacy is a poison': Biden condemns those who push 'perverse' replacement theory

Oz, McCormick in dead heat in Pennsylvania; Trump ally Cawthorn defeated in NC: live primary results

As US mourns 1M COVID-19 deaths, preventable losses among unvaccinated a major regret

The Washington Post

Trump-backed candidates win some but not all of their races

‘That’s not the devil. That’s America.’

U.S. women’s and men’s national soccer teams close pay gap with ‘game-changing’ deal

N.J. cops write 100K license plate frame tickets a year. Knock it off, legislators say.

No criminal charges for officer who killed unarmed Black man on highway

Hollywood on Newark Bay? Officials say Lionsgate film & TV studio is coming to Brick City

The Baltimore Sun

Carver Vo-Tech student killed hours after having ‘best night’ at junior prom: ‘What are we coming to?’

Longtime Baltimore radio show host Larry Young is recovering from surgery to amputate leg

Baltimore City Council decries slow rollout of American Rescue Plan money to nonprofits

The Los Angeles Times

LAUSD expects enrollment to plummet by an ‘alarming’ 30% in the next decade

Caruso, Bass and De León battle for the undecided voters as L.A. mayor’s field thins

A CSU official was accused of harassment. Women question why he wasn’t disciplined

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Law designed to help Kemp proves fundraising boon for Abrams too

OPINION: The Democrats voting in GOP primary say it’s all about Trump

OPINION: Perdue campaign cratering in epic fashion

The Chicago Sun-Times

Black developers to build 3-flats in a single Woodlawn block, replacing 11 vacant lots

Federal indictment tossed after ex-DEA supervisor says Latinos ‘typically’ supply drugs in Chicago

$14.25M settlement proposed for man who spent 20 years in prison for double-murder he didn’t commit

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