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October 07, 2022

Playwright, poet and activist Amiri Baraka, birth name LeRoi Jones, was born in 1934 in Newark, New Jersey.

Today in Black America - May 2

POSTED: May 02, 2022, 7:00 am

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The Associated Press

2022 midterms: What to know about Ohio, Indiana primaries

Trump’s bid to shape GOP faces test with voters in May races

US pediatricians’ group moves to abandon race-based guidance


The New York Times

South Africa’s Surge Is a Possible Preview of the Pandemic’s Next Chapter

Gorsuch Calls for Overruling ‘Shameful’ Cases on U.S. Territories

The W.N.B.A. Strikes an Uneasy Silence Over Brittney Griner


USA Today

'Giving people a chance': A city re-examines its harshest youth sentences


'Problems everywhere': Water so low in massive reservoir that an intake valve is now exposed


What LGBTQ Muslims want you to remember during Ramadan, Eid al-Fitr



The Washington Post


Six months before crucial midterms, Biden faces many challenges

Opinion: Can Democrats knock Republicans off their two-faced midterm strategy?

Judge rejects RNC bid to block fundraising, email data from Jan. 6 panel



NJ.com

N.J. reports 1,776 new COVID cases, 1 death, as U.S. total fatalities reach nearly 1 million

Port Authority police officer accused of forging medical records for more pay


University Hospital, a lifeline during COVID, needs a bailout to protect its future, advocates say



The Baltimore Sun

Democratic primary field for Maryland governor crowded, experienced and ‘mostly unsettled’

As $45 million Lexington Market enters home stretch, vendors have mix of excitement and agitation


Maryland’s independent police investigation law survived its first test — but process not without growing pains


The Los Angeles Times


Endorsement: Karen Bass for Los Angeles mayor


A long-forgotten toxic dump site is raising new worries for this Los Angeles neighborhood

Nicholas Goldberg: Why do we still honor J. Edgar Hoover’s racist, homophobic legacy?


The Chicago Sun-Times


Lightfoot leaves Board of Education seat empty after arguing against elected board

8 people killed, teen boy among 14 others wounded since Friday evening in shootings in Chicago

Spotlight shines on Pullman porters in major expansion of South Side museum



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Fulton prosecutors to begin jury selection for Trump probe


Trump probe: How would the Fulton County special grand jury work?

Black doctors say they face discrimination based on race


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