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July 05, 2022

Arthur Ashe, Jr. won the men's singles tennis championship at Wimbledon in 1975, making him the first Black male to take the title.

Today in Black America - May 6

POSTED: May 06, 2022, 9:00 am

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The New York Times

U.S. added 428,000 jobs in April as the labor market remained vibrant.

Draft Opinion Overturning Roe Raises a Question: Are More Precedents Next?

Texas Governor Ready to Challenge Schooling of Migrant Children

The Associated Press

GOP works to get out the vote after calling elections rigged

Police boss journal cites early angst in Ronald Greene death

New reparations focus: Black enclaves lost to development

USA Today

Karine Jean-Pierre named new White House press secretary; Psaki departs May 13

US could be 'global outlier' if Roe v. Wade is overturned. How do other nations handle abortion?

After killing of Ahmaud Arbery, the district attorney and shooter's dad had 16 phone calls

The Baltimore Sun

Despite pleas, Maryland Gov. Hogan won’t release funds early to train more abortion providers statewide

Discrimination lawsuit against Harford County Public Schools may be nearing end

As Baltimore opens enrollment for $1,000 monthly payments to young parents, applicants say the need is real

Mysterious liver illness in kids continues to spread. N.J. parents should look for these signs

Murphy names new N.J. corrections watchdog in aftermath of scandals at women’s prison

Murphy’s 2nd inaugural ball was a Jersey celebration. He also vowed to fight for abortion rights

The Washington Post

Robinson: Jackson must wonder what she has gotten herself into

Rioter admits to assaulting D.C. officer Mike Fanone on Jan. 6

Herschel Walker’s insulting campaign is the worst kind of sports idolatry

The Chicago Sun-Times

Opinion: Democratic Party of Illinois bids to make Illinois early presidential primary state

Bally’s River West casino proposal gets city nod

Billionaire Griffin drops another $25 million into Republican Irvin’s war chest as part of ‘all in’ bid to unseat Pritzker

The Los Angeles Times

A drought so bad it exposed a long-ago homicide. Getting the water back will be harder than ever

Endorsement: Give Newsom a second term

City of L.A. to test for possible toxic waste near Lincoln Heights housing development

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia graduations’ star power ranges from Tyler Perry to mayor, CEOs

Cityhood movements could shift more Braves stadium costs onto residents

Former Glynn County DA, Greg McMichael exchanged phone calls after Ahmaud Arbery killing...

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