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Today in Black America - May 17

POSTED: May 17, 2021, 8:00 am

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Associated Press

Officer charged in death of Daunte Wright to appear in court

AP’s top editor calls for probe into Israeli airstrike

Fauci says pandemic exposed ‘undeniable effects of racism’

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County officials report continued decline in COVID-19 cases as they urge vaccinations for children

39 million families to receive monthly child payments starting in July, Treasury says

Kobe Bryant, with assist from widow Vanessa, is inducted into basketball Hall of Fame

The Chicago Sun-Times

Tom Dart says he’s spent $38 million during the pandemic on inmates who should have been in state prisons

Lightfoot ‘can’t be written off completely’ but has ‘a lot of work to do’ to have shot at re-election, BGA president says

New road signs in Gary direct visitors to Jackson 5’s childhood home

The Baltimore Sun

Bowie native is a part of the Team USA synchronized skating roster, got her start at local ice arena

Morgan State softball earns first NCAA tournament berth, will face top seed Oklahoma

More than 200 gather to mourn Maryland City couple killed in home by gunman

N.J. police officer accused of operating meth lab out of his home

N.J. to keep indoor mask mandates despite CDC change, Murphy says. But vaccinated people can ditch masks outdoors.

In city where mother is charged with young son’s murder, ‘It’s hard for the whole neighborhood.’

USA Today

'It's a human rights issue': Thousands across US join global protests in solidarity with Palestine

Cities are getting a windfall from Biden's COVID relief bill. Now how are they going to spend it?

Boots On The Ground: The Black community in Minneapolis finds peace after George Floyd

The Washington Post

Black, Brown and extremist: Across the far-right spectrum, people of color are playing a more visible role

In Biden, Democrats see competence. GOP sees chaos.

A man left three dead in a bullet-riddled car at the ER. They were all in the Aryan Brotherhood, feds say.

The New York Times

They’re Vaccinated and Keeping Their Masks On, Maybe Forever

Officials Apologize for Deadly Police Shooting at a Black College in 1970

Recovery, Restaurants, Policing: Where the Mayoral Candidates Stand

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