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Today in Black America - May 6

POSTED: May 06, 2021, 7:00 am

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Associated Press

Republicans promote pandemic relief they voted against

Biden ready to sell $2.3T infrastructure plan in Louisiana

Biden hits schools goal even as many students learn remotely


The Baltimore Sun

Maryland’s Benjamin Banneker was perhaps the first scientist to document cicadas. And he tried to kill all of them.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott to discuss city crime

What we know about Baltimore County public school plans for the next school year


The Chicago Sun-Times


Police oversight agency chief resigns

First assistant state’s attorney forced out following investigation on proffer involving Adam Toledo shooting

Chicago Muslim organizations launch Ramadan education and outreach campaign



NJ.com


See how home prices changed in every N.J. ZIP code over the past 10 years on this map

Grandmother helped tip off FBI about N.J. man charged with being at Capitol riot, feds say

Another N.J. university will require vaccines for students returning to campus


The Los Angeles Times


L.A. Council President Nury Martinez ‘seriously considering’ a bid for mayor, advisor says

A judge vacated the CDC eviction moratorium. What you need to know

Kobe Bryant crash photos didn’t violate Vanessa Bryant’s privacy, county argues


USA Today


While Trump calls him 'gutless,' Mitch McConnell says focus is 100% on 'stopping' Biden

Review board reverses firing of Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks

Exclusive: Biden looking to sell child care, education plan with state-specific pitches



The Washington Post


Observers report ballots and laptop computers have been left unattended in Ariz. recount, says secretary of state


Judge blasts Barr, Justice Dept. for ‘disingenuous’ handling of secret Trump obstruction memo


Editorial: Liz Cheney told the truth. Republicans must decide whether they value Trump over it.


The New York Times

‘Turning the Corner’: U.S. Covid Outlook Reaches Most Hopeful Point Yet

Stringer Tries to Keep Campaign Afloat After Sex-Assault Allegation

Facebook’s ‘Supreme Court’ Tells Zuckerberg He’s the Decider










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