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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 19

POSTED: May 19, 2022, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

Man charged in Buffalo massacre due back in court

Spy agencies urged to fix open secret: A lack of diversity

Oz, McCormick still neck and neck in Pa. GOP Senate primary

The New York Times

A Rising Texas Republican’s Advice for His Party: Update Your Look

Midterm Stakes Grow Clearer: Election Deniers Will Be on Many Ballots

Racists Once Terrorized This Georgia County. Diversity Made It Prosper.

1 dead, 1 wounded in afternoon shooting that sparked school lockdown in N.J. town

Police ask for help identifying those involved in weekend fatal shooting in Newark

Suspended cop headed to prison after admitting to attempted sex assault of unconscious woman

USA Today

Voter 'subversion:' Trump Republicans push laws to change elections

Fidelity: Average couple will spend over $300,000 on health care after retirement

Justice Samuel Alito delivers controversial remarks to the Federalist Society

The Los Angeles Times

Did the Buffalo mass shooting suspect’s 90% white hometown fuel his hate?

Former L.A. public defender picked to lead federal Access to Justice office

Garcetti wanted 9,735 cops. But L.A. won’t be able to hit that target

The Chicago Sun-Times

‘Ghost’ busters: Illinois becomes first state in Midwest to ban untraceable do-it-yourself ‘ghost guns’

Cook County launches guaranteed income pilot program; thousands of residents to get $500 a month for 2 years

As violence spikes, CPS taking need to provide activities for students ‘very seriously’ — and says teens shouldn’t get all the blame

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

‘The stakes are high’ for $750M infrastructure package on Atlanta ballots

The Jolt: Stacey Abrams’ head start on November touts ‘saving’ film industry

DeKalb student newspaper exposes data leak in district’s online network

The Baltimore Sun

80% of Baltimore 911 calls are non-emergencies. A new plan will make the department more efficient, officials say.

‘Trust God to get us through all of this’: Faith and tragedy tie families together in Baltimore murder case

Dr. Anthony Fauci to speak at University of Maryland, Baltimore commencement

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