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July 03, 2022

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 27

POSTED: May 27, 2022, 8:00 am

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The Associated Press

Gunman’s final 90 minutes fuel questions about police delays

Grieving husband dies after wife is slain in Texas rampage

3 more funerals for Buffalo victims in week of goodbyes

The Washington Post

Weakened gun laws put Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on the defensive

How accounts of the shooting have been changed — and even withdrawn — by authorities

Latest White House plan would forgive $10,000 in student debt per borrower

The New York Times

How an Organized Republican Effort Punishes Companies for Climate Action

Republicans Signal Refusal of Jan. 6 Subpoenas, Setting Up a Showdown

Opinion: It’s Not Looking Too Good for Government of the People, by the People and for the People

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore residents call for cuts to police funding at final Taxpayers’ Night before budget vote

‘It’s a morale issue’: Baltimore Police, Marilyn Mosby at odds over newly public police integrity list

Baltimore County Council establishes police accountability board, bars people convicted of crimes from serving

The Los Angeles Times

Uvalde parents question police response to school shooting

Calmes: The boy who touched Obama’s head is graduating, and the two have reunited

710 Freeway expansion dropped after decades of planning

USA Today

In Houston, east across Texas from Uvalde, NRA to hold annual convention

Texas shooter was inside school for an hour before police stopped him

Brokenhearted husband of slain Texas teacher dies suddenly

Woodbridge school brain cancer cluster investigation finds ‘no radiological hazards’

Jury convicts N.J. cop who led group of rogue officers who robbed residents

Sundiata Acoli, convicted in murder of state trooper in 1973, released from prison

The Chicago Sun-Times

In Rogers Park, glimpses of a neighborhood that reflects Chicago’s diversity more than any other

13-year-old shot by CPD officer was unarmed, raised hands: lawsuit

Parking meter deal gets even worse for Chicago taxpayers, annual audit shows

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Feds interview Georgia Republicans who refused to serve as ‘fake’ electors

The Jolt: Donald Trump reportedly ‘stunned’ by Brad Raffensperger’s primary win

Surgeon General warns of ‘crisis’ level healthcare burnout during Atlanta visit

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