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May 30, 2024

African American Episcopal Zion (A.M.E.Z.)Bishop James W. Hood, a fierce advocate for Blacks' rights, was born in 1831.

Today in Black America - April 8

POSTED: April 08, 2024, 6:30 am

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USA Today

South Carolina-Iowa highlights: Gamecocks top Caitlin Clark for title

'Stand up for democracy': GOP lawmaker accuses some of his fellow Republicans of echoing Russian propaganda

Advocates are asking for more funding for election offices for 2024


The New York Times

At Fund-Raiser, Trump Says He Wants Immigrants From ‘Nice’ Countries

Maryland Passes 2 Major Privacy Bills, Despite Tech Industry Pushback

Biden to Announce Student Debt Relief for Millions in Swing-State Pitch


The Washington Post

‘Increasingly chaotic’: Why House Republicans are heading for the exits

Opinion: Here’s why Americans under 40 are so disillusioned with capitalism


A thriving Black woman-owned cannabis business meets suburban resistance



The Associated Press

A biased test kept thousands of Black people from getting a kidney transplant. It’s finally changing

Anonymous users are dominating right-wing discussions online. They also spread false information

Salvage crews have begun removing containers from the ship that collapsed Baltimore’s Key bridge


The Los Angeles Times

Want the right to ignore your boss’ calls after hours? California could make that happen


20 Pomona College protesters arrested after storming, occupying president’s office


L.A. tests program to send unarmed civilians instead of cops to people in crisis



NJ.com


He protested at the Capitol on Jan. 6. Now he’s running for Congress in N.J.

3 charged in shooting near Rutgers U. that wounded female in her home

Shocking new details of autopsy suggest homicide by Paterson police. This calls for an investigation | Editorial


The Chicago Sun-Times


Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough dies at 73

Janitors in SEIU Local 1 approve new three-year contract

Gun cases in Chicago turned down by feds at higher rate than in most cities



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


As Fulton’s school enrollment drops, leaders look for solutions

Plea hearing set for Atlanta’s former CFO in sprawling corruption case

Georgia Legislature bills focus on taxes, law enforcement and elections





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