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Today in Black America - May 11

POSTED: May 11, 2021, 3:30 pm

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Associated Press

McConnell leads GOP in attack on Dems’ voting rights bill

Poll: Most in US who remain unvaccinated need convincing

Amid outcry, NBC says it will not air Golden Globes in 2022

The Los Angeles Times

Opposition to Newsom recall grows as GOP, Jenner garner little support, poll finds

How many high school students will come back in the fall? Dismal return rate raises alarms

Republicans prepare blitz against Democrats’ voting rights bill

The Baltimore Sun

Michael Bloomberg donates $150M to Johns Hopkins University for diversity initiative

With one of the highest vaccination rates in the state, Howard County’s COVID numbers continue steep decline

State prosecutor executes search warrant at Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office; Mosby says employee is the target

Gov. Murphy launches $5M ad blitz as he runs for re-election

A year living in a hotel with 3 kids. Inside Newark’s affordable housing crisis.

2 men from N.J. charged with assaulting police at Capitol riot will remain jailed

The Chicago Sun Times

Urban Growers Collective teaches divested communities how to grow — and cook —food locally

Ja’Mal Green says Lightfoot stopping youth center in retaliation for past criticism

City to offer vaccinations to 12-to-15-year-olds starting Thursday

USA Today

3 men who chased, killed Ahmaud Arbery due in federal court Tuesday

Family of Andrew Brown Jr. expected to see more bodycam video of fatal shooting by North Carolina sheriff's deputies

Three college students suspended, lose $16,000 in tuition after attending party unmasked

The Washington Post

Prosecutor to seek hate-crime charges against White man accused in Atlanta-area spa killings

Grievance, rebellion and burnt bridges: Tracing Josh Hawley’s path to the insurrection

Democratic senators consider forming BIPOC Caucus

The New York Times

Gas Pipeline Hack Leads to Panic Buying in the Southeast

‘Bro I Robbed Everyone’: 3 N.Y.P.D. Officers Charged in Bribe Scheme

Editorial: Kathryn Garcia for Mayor

Philly cops are going all out to defeat DA Larry Krasner

Ed Rendell is supporting Carlos Vega for Philly DA over incumbent Larry Krasner

Philadelphia is deciding how to spend its billions. We want to know what your priorities are

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