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Today in Black America - May 12

POSTED: May 12, 2021, 8:30 am

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Associated Press

House GOP set to oust Trump critic Liz Cheney from top post

Public service in the US: Increasingly thankless, exhausting


Judge asked to OK evidence of Ahmaud Arbery’s past troubles


The Baltimore Sun

Carroll County Public Schools investigating allegations of racial slurs being used in boys lacrosse game

COVID testing program helping Baltimore City school system track and contain infections


‘We deserve a shot’: After winning MEAC title, Morgan State softball aiming for NCAA breakthrough


The Chicago Sun-Times


‘She didn’t have to go like that’: Family of 12-year-old girl fatally shot in Hazel Crest gather for a vigil

3 U.S. soldiers charged in allegedly supplying ‘dozens’ of guns to Chicago

CPD launched secret drone program with off-the-books cash


The Los Angeles Times


Want $50 off your monthly internet bill? This new government program could help

COVID-19 vaccine appointments for 12-to-15-year-olds could begin Thursday

Plaschke: The evolution of Kobe Bryant from brash youngster to Hall of Famer


NJ.com


Bernie Sanders says no to restoring your property tax deduction. N.J. Dems not happy.

N.J. high school apologizes for honoring controversial rabbi

Gas shortage is unlikely in N.J., but prices on East Coast are going up, experts say



The Washington Post


Key Trump officials to face Congress with Capitol riot response under scrutiny

Biden seeks to project calm contrast to GOP turmoil

Federal judge denies NRA attempt to declare bankruptcy


USA Today

Biden names new federal judges, including a Bush nominee, with an emphasis on diversity

'I will not sit back': In fiery speech, Rep. Liz Cheney calls Trump a 'threat'

'Unequivocally unjustified': Family of Andrew Brown Jr. views bodycam video of fatal shooting by North Carolina deputies


Philly.com

Nearly half of Philly’s firefighters and police have skipped COVID-19 vaccines, unions say

How misrepresentation in media impacts marginalized communities


Pennsylvania elects most judges. Here’s how the process works.


The New York Times

More than 100 Republicans are threatening to form a third party if the G.O.P. does not make certain changes.

Bloomberg Gives $150 Million to Help Universities Diversify

They Haven’t Gotten a Vaccine Yet. But They Aren’t ‘Hesitant’ Either.









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