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Today in Black America - May 19

POSTED: May 19, 2021, 8:30 am

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The Baltimore Sun

What’s in Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott’s fiscal year 2022 budget?

Maryland’s longtime medical examiner wouldn’t call George Floyd’s death a homicide. It has triggered a reckoning.

Federal jury in Baltimore unable to reach verdict on drug charges against reputed dealer, convicts on gun count

Associated Press

AP Interview: Disinformation concerns mail voting expert

House to vote on independent panel to probe Jan. 6 attack

‘City in transition’: New York vies to turn page on pandemic

N.J. cities, towns are acting quickly to ban weed businesses by August deadline

Murphy not backing down on indoor masks, and even MSNBC wonders why. Here are the politics behind that.

Tom Kean is still N.J.’s favorite former governor, poll shows. Chris Christie ranks last.

The Chicago Sun-Times

Bowing to pressure from reform advocates, Lightfoot picks Kersten as interim COPA chief

Mother says ‘final goodbye’ before 13-year-old son is removed from life support and dies, one of the youngest victims of a violent weekend

Girl, 14, suffers graze wound to the head in Little Village shooting

The Los Angeles Times

McManus: Trump couldn’t steal the election in 2020. His allies are laying the groundwork to try again

L.A. supervisors want sheriff to immediately name deputies in shootings

2017 burning death of Asian American teen being investigated as hate crime

USA Today

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit over 'Let's Make a Slave' assignment taught at Tennessee elementary school

Pittsburgh takes big step toward electing first Black mayor

Mikayla Miller, a Black teen whose body was found in a Boston suburb, died by suicide, medical examiner rules

The Washington Post

Investigation of Trump Organization now exploring possible criminal conduct, N.Y. attorney general’s office says

Arizona Senate president says 2020 recount will proceed, despite angry objections from Maricopa County officials

House Democrats’ 2020 election autopsy: Bad polling hurt and GOP attacks worked

The New York Times

New York’s Attorney General Joins Criminal Inquiry Into Trump Organization

Maya Wiley Has ‘50 Ideas’ and One Goal: To Make History as Mayor

Does Teaching America It's Racist Make It Less Racist?

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