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Today in Black America - May 20

POSTED: May 20, 2021, 8:00 am

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Associated Press

House backs commission on Jan. 6 riot over GOP objections

Appeals court hears case of 3 ex-cops charged in Floyd death

UN urges more vaccines for Africa, with only 2 percent now

The Baltimore Sun

The free Black residents who founded an Eastern Shore village strove to avoid attention. Now, their descendants want to share San Domingo’s stories.

Baltimore’s top cop in demand as cities seek consent decree advice; some locally criticize cost, pace of reform here

Howard is the first county in Maryland with 50% of its residents fully vaccinated against COVID

The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Black new mothers are dying at unacceptably high rates. We have to confront that

Fellow Asian Americans laud Kamala Harris’ rise, but want more clout for their communities

Video shows Louisiana troopers punching and dragging Black man during deadly arrest

The Chicago Sun-Times

Lightfoot to deliver her version of civilian police oversight on Thursday, ally says

Tale of two cities? COVID-19 vaccination rate three times higher in parts of the Loop than South, West Side

Mary Mitchell: Mayor Lightfoot calls out media for glaring lack of diversity

N.J. reports 21 confirmed COVID deaths, 504 cases as state drops most fixed capacity limits

U.S. not prepared for another pandemic, N.J. hospital president warns

Jersey City mayor may no longer be unopposed in 2021 mayoral election

The Washington Post

House Democrats expected to summon White House official to discuss $735 million arms sale to Israel

Trump loyalists push to revisit 2020 election results around the country

As GOP-run states slash jobless aid, the Biden administration finds it has few options to stop them

USA Today

House votes to authorize commission to investigate Jan. 6 insurrection

One year after George Floyd's death, two-thirds of workers want their companies to speak out against racism

Two USA TODAY Network reporters arrested, released after covering Andrew Brown Jr. protest

The New York Times

8 Ways a Modern Civil Rights Movement Moved the Culture

Nikole Hannah-Jones Denied Tenure at University of North Carolina

U.S. Inquiry Into Cuomo Widens to Examine Virus Tests for ‘Specials’

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