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July 03, 2022

Educator Dr. Ruth Simmons, the first Black president of Brown University, was born on this date in 1945 in Grapeland, Texas.

Today in Black America - May 17

POSTED: May 17, 2022, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

‘Like every other day:’ 10 lives lost on a trip to the store

Livestreamed carnage: Tech’s hard lessons from mass killings

Election 2022: Trump’s influence over GOP faces fresh tests

The New York Times

Targeting the Uneven Burden of Kidney Disease on Black Americans

Buffalo Suspect Planned Attack for Months, Online Posts Reveal

At Montpelier, Slaves’ Descendants Will Share Power With White Board Members

Manifesto of teen charged with killing 10 in Buffalo mentions 3 N.J. towns, authorities say

Woman loses more than $3K in Zelle payments after Facebook rental home scam

Murphy calls for more gun laws after Buffalo shooting. Opponents ‘can shove their thoughts and prayers.’

The Baltimore Sun

As Mosby defense fund website goes mostly blank, Baltimore City Council members explain stances on ethics concerns

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh back in public eye as fill-in radio talk show host after prison release

$1.2 billion for Maryland schools, medical facilities, parks and more among 140 bills signed by Gov. Larry Hogan

USA Today

Biden to call shooting 'terrorism,' push gun reform in visit Tuesday to Buffalo

Outrage grows as details emerge about motive in Buffalo shooting

Tight race of 3 candidates in PA Senate primary

The Los Angeles Times

Before the shooting, Buffalo’s east side long faced racism and discrimination

L.A. coronavirus hospitalizations start rising again; officials urge mask-wearing

Jonah Goldberg: Trump’s goal is to solidify control over the GOP, not help it win elections

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Judge allows Georgia voting rights trial to continue

LG candidate didn’t report private campaign flights in disclosures

Back in Georgia, Newt Gingrich looks to make his mark on 2022 election

The Chicago Sun-Times

City Council overwhelmingly OKs compromise ward map

The dangers in our air: Mapping Chicago’s air pollution hotspots

‘Like an oven’: Heat in woman’s unit was intolerable, son says after mom dies in Rogers Park senior home

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