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Today in Black America - May 25

POSTED: May 25, 2021, 8:30 am

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Associated Press

It’s not just Arizona: Push to review 2020 ballots spreads

‘Turning mourning into dancing’: Festival to remember Floyd

AP says it is reviewing social media policies after firing

The Los Angeles Times

On anniversary of George Floyd’s death, Minneapolis reflects on how it’s been forever changed

Why is it so tough for Congress to get rid of qualified immunity for police?

Kristen Clarke poised to be first woman of color to lead Justice Dept.'s Civil Rights Division

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore man had recently turned 18 and hoped education and family could steer him away from crime. He died last week, a month after being shot.

Former Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler joins 2022 Democratic field for governor

Civil War-era Maryland law limiting contract could make it more difficult to hire the state’s next schools leader

N.J. will lift indoor mask mandate Friday, Murphy announces. Unvaccinated people encouraged to keep masking.

All N.J. live entertainment may soon resume at full capacity

Landlords sue Murphy over ‘unconstitutional’ mandate allowing security deposit as rent

The Chicago Sun-Times

15-year-old Dajon Gater was a precocious rapper. He was gunned down at the start of the most deadly weekend in Chicago this year

Lightfoot delivers watered-down plan for civilian oversight of Chicago police

City to offer $80 million in assistance to renters

USA Today

On anniversary of George Floyd's murder, President Biden to meet with family after missing deadline for police reform

Police killed hundreds of people of color after George Floyd fueled calls for racial justice

Man accused of killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket to appear in court

The Washington Post

In a struggling city, some federal rental aid has proved hard to spend

Justice Dept. releases part of memo on not charging Trump in Russia probe

Man charged with bringing molotov cocktails to Capitol has militia ties, contacted Cruz’s office, court says

The New York Times

State Revenues Pour In, Raising Pressure on Biden to Divert Federal Aid

What the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Destroyed

Chicago Priest to Be Reinstated After Inquiry Finds Proof of Sex Abuse Lacking

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