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General Benjamin O. Davis, Sr., the first Black to reach the highest rank in the Army, was born in Washington, D.C.

Today in Black America - May 30

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The Associated Press

Uvalde tells Biden to ‘do something’; he pledges ‘we will’

How Biden, cops and advocates forged deal on police and race

War in Ukraine adds to food price hikes, hunger in Africa


The New York Times


Biden Grieves With Survivors During Visit to Texas


The recent mass shootings have stirred an old debate: Would releasing graphic photos of gun violence lead to better policy?

Blow: The Hard Truth: Gun Safety Must Be Everything That Republicans Fear


USA Today

'Get down!': 1 dead, 7 injured in Oklahoma festival shooting

What if a 'goodbye' is the last? Parents are struggling after Texas.

Why do we observe Memorial Day? Here's the true history of the holiday


NJ.com


N.J. lacrosse player whose team was racially profiled: I never thought this would happen to me | Opinion


Days after Texas school massacre, report of shots at N.J. mall was a prank, police say

Electric school bus plan moves forward in N.J. despite Republican objections


The Baltimore Sun


Commission on Confederate names, symbols in military considers dropping 29th Infantry Division’s blue-and-gray insignia

Four dead, three injured, including teens, in multiple weekend shootings in Baltimore: ‘It’s getting out of hand’


Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin decries Congress’ inability to debate gun safety measures


The Los Angeles Times

Kevin de León’s bid for mayor may be lagging. But he’s resurrected himself before

How Karen Bass went from South L.A. activist to mayoral hopeful

Son of DJ Quik and liaison to Compton councilman arrested on suspicion of murder


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Police killings continue to rise two years after George Floyd’s death

COMPLETE COVERAGE: Results, latest news on Georgia primary election

Georgia GOP confident as it heads for November as Dems aim to build on recent successes



The Chicago Sun-Times


Black health care providers look to end treatment inequality

Girl, 16, among 5 seriously wounded in Lawndale shootout after crowd gathered to mark anniversary of another teen’s killing

Ald. Sigcho-Lopez files complaint against Mayor Lightfoot over rezoning of Pilsen church

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