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Today in Black America - May 25

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The Associated Press

Gunman kills 19 children, 2 adults in Texas school rampage

School massacre continues Texas’ grim run of mass shootings

Takeaways: Trump’s big defeat; election denial backfiring



USA Today

'Tragic and senseless': 19 children killed in Texas school shooting

Biden calls on lawmakers to 'stand up to the gun lobby'


Biden to sign order on policing reform on anniversary of George Floyd killing



The New York Times

An attack in Buffalo. A California church pierced by gunfire. And now Texas. The tally of U.S. gun violence only grows.

The school shooting in Texas has raised the stakes at a hearing for President Biden’s pick to lead the A.T.F.

Kemp Beats Trump-Backed Challenger in Georgia


The Baltimore Sun

Meet Jasmine Barnes, rising composer and latest success story of free Baltimore arts programs

Prosecutor highlights evidence against man charged with killing Baltimore Safe Streets worker; defense notes shortcomings

Baltimore County Police Chief Hyatt: FOP no-confidence vote is a ‘distraction,’ agency to move forward


NJ.com


N.J. to beef up police presence at schools after shooting at Texas elementary kills 21

N.J. cop tried to warn gang member about raid, arrest, authorities say

Walmart stops selling Juneteenth ice cream after backlash, social media outrage



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Donald Trump’s revenge tour is derailed in Georgia


Trump-backed down-ballot statewide candidates fare poorly in primary

Southern Baptists accused of covering up sexual abuse complaints



The Los Angeles Times


School shootings have increased recently; the violence in Texas is among the deadliest

After layoffs at Netflix, questions mount over diversity efforts

As hearing on ‘deputy gangs’ opens, testimony adds to years of allegations


The Chicago Sun-Times


More than 176,000 Chicago residents applied for chance to receive $500 for 12 months

Lightfoot ally abruptly resigns from City Council for job at Cinespace Studios

Planned Parenthood of Illinois offering abortion pills through mail






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