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Today in Black America - May 26

POSTED: May 26, 2021, 9:00 am

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The Washington Post

Opinion: The graphic video of Ronald Greene’s death shows — again — the urgent need for police reform

George Floyd’s family marks a year since his death shocked the nation, as goal for policing overhaul slips

Teen speaks out a year after filming George Floyd’s death, saying her video ‘put his murderer away’

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore school system will not make students struggling during the pandemic repeat a grade in the fall

Corrupt former Baltimore Police officers get sentences reduced from 454 years to 20 years

Despite progress, Marylanders are still being hospitalized with COVID — and they’re younger now

The Chicago Sun-Times

City Council poised to rename outer Lake Shore Drive in honor of DuSable — at a cost of $2.5 million

Dems draw new maps for ‘equal representation’ on state’s top court — but draw GOP’s ire for ‘political gamesmanship’

Toledo family announces Adam’s Place, a rural sanctuary for at-risk youth

Republicans seeking to oust Murphy clash in bitter primary debate. Trump was a huge topic.

N.J. mask mandates mostly going away. But here’s where masks will still be required.

N.J. mass shooting claims third life as police announce arrest of party’s host

The Los Angeles Times

‘Breakthrough’ infections are rare, and just 2% result in COVID-19 deaths, CDC says

Abcarian: Republicans are passing laws to suppress the truth about slavery’s enduring legacy

A bold plan for UC: Cut share of out-of-state students by half

Associated Press

New grand jury seated for next stage of Trump investigation

Rallies, moments of silence honor George Floyd a year later

GOP senators ready $1T infrastructure counteroffer to Biden

The New York Times

Kristen Clarke is the first Senate-confirmed woman of color to lead the Justice Dept.’s civil rights division.

Republicans are very, very close to driving democracy into a ditch

George Floyd’s Family Meets With Biden Amid Push for Police Reform

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