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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 26

POSTED: May 26, 2022, 10:00 am

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The New York Times

Other Countries Had Mass Shootings. Then They Changed Their Gun Laws.

The inquiry into alternate slates of electors is focusing on Rudy Giuliani and other lawyers who worked on Donald Trump’s behalf.

College Enrollment Drops, Even as the Pandemic’s Effects Ebb



The Washington Post

America’s new norm: ‘Why are we willing to live with this carnage?

Gov. Abbott facing mounting criticism for weakened gun laws


Republicans face online anger over NRA money


The Associated Press

States divided on gun controls, even as mass shootings rise

‘Precious individuals’ taken in Texas school shooting

Republican quits Wisconsin elections panel, says Trump lost


USA Today

'Go in there!' Frustrated onlookers had urged police to charge into Texas school: Live updates

I'm a Texas school teacher. Do our leaders expect me to be a gunfighter also?

Trump was heard reacting approvingly to calls to 'Hang Mike Pence': report



The Baltimore Sun

After court battle, Marilyn Mosby releases list of 305 Baltimore police officers with credibility issues

New scholarship named after UMBC’s Freeman Hrabowski III promises $1.5B toward diversity-focused scientists

Balls and beautillions, long a tradition of the marrying Black middle class in Maryland, carry on with a new purpose


NJ.com

Angry Murphy issues challenge for N.J. gun laws after Texas elementary school shooting. ‘Choose whose side you’re on.’

4th inmate dies in recent months while in Essex County custody


N.J. reports 15 COVID deaths, 3,432 cases as ‘long hauler’ illnesses rise



The Los Angeles Times

Skelton: America’s gun violence problem won’t be solved until firearm owners finally understand it must be


Granderson: Black votes count, even if results for Black voters seem scarce

Racial disparities persist at California regional centers for disabled kids, report says



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Survivor of sexual abuse in SBC church wants action over words

Atlanta Housing selects developers for mixed-use plan at civic center

'Trump is in the past': Mounting losses show limits of power


The Chicago Sun-Times


City Council approves Bally’s $1.7 billion casino in River West

Pritzker, Lightfoot, other local Democrats rip Texas governor for injecting Chicago into school shooting debate


Hundreds line up for Willie Wilson’s food giveaway







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