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Today in Black America - May 12

POSTED: May 12, 2023, 11:30 am

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The Associated Press

Trump’s sexual assault verdict marks a rare moment of accountability. And women are noticing

For Buffalo shooting victims’ kin, Mother’s Day is a reminder of loss, a lesson in navigating grief

Debt limit fight: Biden meeting with Congress leaders put off until next week; staff talks proceed


USA Today

Bigger than the New Deal? Biden's infrastructure law by the numbers

'Sexual assault did not occur' at Texas elementary school, district says after parents protest

Virginia judge says law banning sales of handguns to young adults is unconstitutional



The New York Times

Trump’s Second-Term Goal: Shattering the Norms He Didn’t Already Break

Chokehold Killing Fuels Scrutiny of Police’s Growing Role in Subways

U.S. Faces ‘Significant Risk’ of Running Out of Cash in June, C.B.O. Warns


The Washington Post

George Santos confesses to theft in Brazil to avoid prosecution

Texas mall shooter’s ‘neo-Nazi ideation’ shocks Latino community

CNN leadership under fire after ‘disastrous’ Trump town hall


The Baltimore Sun

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore to sign bills aimed at helping veterans and their families at military airport

Shantay Jackson, director of Baltimore mayor’s public safety office, to resign

In a first, public school teacher takes a seat on Maryland’s Blueprint oversight committee


NJ.com

AFT president: Several of New Jersey’s colleges and universities are struggling | Opinion

Help on the way? N.J. lawmakers tackle a dozen new bills to fix school staffing crisis.

Transit union makes early endorsement of Fulop for governor


The Los Angeles Times


NIMBYism over homeless housing spans race and politics in the suburbs


‘I have blood clots in my lungs’: Immigrants sue over disinfectant used at Adelanto

The debt ceiling crisis may look like a rerun. But this time it could end badly


The Chicago Sun-Times


2 dead, 3 wounded in Englewood mass shooting; witness blames ‘lost hope’

Chicagoans try to help newly arrived migrants as ‘welcoming city of immigrants’ faces a space crunch for asylum-seekers


Marc H. Morial: Keep fighting for students’ right to learn the truth about our nation’s history


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Amid spree of mass shootings, news outlets deliver unified message

Georgia commission votes to remove ‘diversity’ from teacher prep rules

Georgia football player apologizes for ‘racially insensitive’ remarks





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