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Today in Black America - May 24

POSTED: May 24, 2021, 9:00 am

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Associated Press

George Floyd’s family holds rally, march in brother’s memory

Video: Shackled Black man ordered facedown in deadly arrest

Black man’s death fuels debate over police shooting at cars

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore-area systems are determined to coax families to send their children back to school this fall

Coronavirus canceled many Baltimore-area events last year. Here’s what’s happening this summer.

Memorial to three lynching victims unveiled Saturday in ‘Silent No More’ event Salisbury

The Los Angeles Times

In year since George Floyd’s death, some states ban or limit police chokeholds

Editorial: One year after George Floyd’s murder, has the ‘reckoning’ begun?

California gas tax is rising again, but road fixes stall

2 killed, 12 wounded in shooting at N.J. house party

Another N.J. resident, alleged member of Oath Keepers, charged with storming U.S. Capitol

N.J. unemployment agents would be assigned to state offices under bill on Murphy’s desk

Chicago Sun-Times

Post-George Floyd police reforms in Chicago ‘disappointing,’ community leaders say

Promises made, promises kept: A year after George Floyd killing, Chicago corporations taking steps to fight racism

2-year-old girl home after being shot near Little Village courthouse: ‘I have nightmares for my daughter’

The Washington Post

Infrastructure plan calls for fixing the nation’s existing roads. Some states are still focused on expansion.

Where Republican senators stand on voting for a Jan. 6 commission

In Trump’s grip, GOP struggles to define a new governing coalition

The New York Times

N.Y.C. will eliminate remote learning for the fall, in a major step toward reopening.

Black communities experienced a surge in new small businesses. Was it the stimulus?

These Sisters With Sickle Cell Had Devastating, and Preventable, Strokes

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