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Today in Black America - May 25

POSTED: May 25, 2023, 11:00 am

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The Associated Press

High blood pressure plagues many Black Americans. Combined with COVID, it's catastrophic

McCarthy’s Republicans push debt ceiling talks to brink, lawmakers leaving town for weekend


George Floyd death anniversary: Reckoning with police violence in limbo



The New York Times

Ron DeSantis’s announcement was supposed to be a big moment for Elon Musk. Instead, it showed Twitter’s weaknesses.

Black Voices on the Mental Health Toll of Police Violence

Highways Have Sliced Through City After City. Can the U.S. Undo the Damage?


The Washington Post

Democrats’ worry grows over White House approach to debt talks

4 takeaways from Ron DeSantis’s glitchy presidential launch


A Florida school restricted Amanda Gorman’s book. Here’s what to know.


The Baltimore Sun

Man charged in 2018 Baltimore County killing of ex-Morgan State women’s basketball captain who was set to testify

Population in Maryland, U.S. grows older while homeownership rates decline, new 2020 census data shows

University of Baltimore graduates Second Chance students from correctional institution as program expands


USA Today

Higher education fled this American small town. It left behind 'a ghost town.'

'BudLighted': Target is latest to face boycott calls over support for the LGBTQ+ community

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper declares 'state of emergency' over GOP education agenda



NJ.com


The 16 times N.J. cop misconduct cases were settled for $1M or more

2 who fatally shot, robbed N.J. man in his home get decades in prison


3 new legal weed stores opened in N.J. this month


The Los Angeles Times

A majority of Californians say Feinstein is no longer fit for office, a new poll finds

Teen climbing 6th Street bridge for social media stunt fell to his death, LAPD chief says

With forecasts for a sweltering summer, L.A. vows to improve response to extreme heat


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

A striking gap between deaths of Black and white babies plagues the South


Feds to investigate mom’s retaliation claim against Atlanta Public Schools

Different kind of Memorial Day marks Black soldiers’ deaths in Georgia



The Chicago Sun-Times


Chicago promised students would do better after closing 50 schools. That didn’t happen.

With sometimes self-deprecating humor, Johnson presides over first City Council meeting


Housing plan for migrants proposed by group of Latino City Council members






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