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Writer and social critic Alice Dunbar Nelson was born in 1875 and helped shaped the Harlem Renaissance.

Today in Black America - May 24

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The Associated Press

One year after Uvalde shooting, investigation of police response continues

A lifetime of racism makes Alzheimer’s more prevalent in Black Americans

Appeals court upholds admissions policy at elite Virginia high school


The New York Times

McCarthy, Bracing for Defections, Eyes a Fraught Path to a Debt Limit Deal

Krugman: The Good News on Unemployment for Black Americans


Trump Lawyers Seek Meeting With Garland Over Special Counsel Inquiries


USA Today


A year after Uvalde, House GOP wants to repeal bipartisan gun reform

Poet Amanda Gorman slams Florida school for banning poem from youngsters

Jan. 6 riots: Feds urge 7 years for rioter at desk in Pelosi's office



The Baltimore Sun


High school textbooks fall short on teaching Latino history, experience, Johns Hopkins analysis finds

New batch of 2020 census data to detail demographics, living situations in Maryland, U.S. communities

Maryland taxpayers pick up $200,000 tab for Preakness tent for politicians, business executives


NJ.com

N.J. woman killed in triple shooting on city street, authorities say

Audit reveals Jersey City school district business department failures in 2021-22

Cops investigating vandalized church sign near rainbow flags



The Washington Post


Workers want a four-day week. Why hasn’t it happened?

The deepening radicalization of Donald J. Trump

Just 11 people filed most school book challenges last year


The Los Angeles Times

State orders L.A. County to move nearly 300 youths out of ‘unsuitable’ juvenile halls


‘Protect kids now.’ Social media may not be safe for young people, surgeon general warns


8 tips for parents and teens on social media use, from the U.S. surgeon general


The Chicago Sun-Times

CPS teacher suspended, accused of pulling gun on student

Head of search for Chicago top cop asks why no one called 911 after Officer Aréanah Preston was fatally shot, blames lack of trust

Yellow-vested Peacekeepers, funded by the state, will patrol Chicago streets Memorial Day weekend



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Jimmy Carter, 3 months into hospice, is aware of tributes, enjoying ice cream

Tax break approved for new apartments, grocery store near Atlanta Beltline

UGA player’s father, estate seek $40 million in fatal crash






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