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Today in Black America - May 18

POSTED: May 18, 2023, 8:00 am

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The Associated Press

DeSantis signs bills targeting drag shows, transgender kids and the use of bathrooms and pronouns

Effort to expel Santos falters as Republicans vote to send measure to Ethics Committee

US metros are growing, many reversing 2021 drops, new estimates show


USA Today

Supreme Court balks at request to block 'assault rifle' ban

The truth about GOP Sen. Kennedy's 'vulgar and racist' comments


Shouting match on Capitol steps: Reps. Bowman, Ocasio-Cortez slam Santos, Greene yells to impeach Biden


The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County working out deal with state to divert youth inmates from Towson jail

Some schools have boycotted U.S. News & World Report college rankings. Do Maryland educators, students care?

Baltimore County acquires more property at Security Square Mall as part of repurposing effort


The New York Times

South Carolina House Passes Six-Week Abortion Ban


F.B.I. Revokes Security Clearances of 3 Agents Over Jan. 6 Issues

A Democratic Socialist Bows Out in Harlem as Challengers Circle



The Washington Post


McConnell’s legacy in Kentucky faces national test in governor’s race


Anonymous email targets Black cheer coach at Fairfax high school

17-year-old student fatally shot outside Roosevelt High School in D.C.


The Los Angeles Times

8-year-old girl dies in Border Patrol custody


City investigating Hollywood restaurants for allegedly keeping service fees, stiffing workers

Injunction limits cash bail in L.A. County — for now



The Chicago Sun-Times


Johnson administration distances itself from $12 billion tax plan co-written by member of transition team

Jemia Cunningham-Elder: An alarming number of Chicago youth witness gun violence. Schools need support to help them heal.


U.S. Supreme Court declines to temporarily halt Illinois assault weapons ban


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Jolt: Trump picks friendly GOP party meeting for Georgia return

Journalist sues city of Atlanta over arrest at training center site

Georgia considering pension program to attract and retain state troopers








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