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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 10

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The New York Times

For Tens of Millions of Americans, the Good Times Are Right Now

Former Top McCain Aide Says He Lied to Discredit a Times Article


Taxpayers May Foot Bill for Penn Station Revitalization, Report Says



USA Today


Authorities: Ex-Alabama corrections officer who helped convict escape dies

Former Oklahoma police officers charged after fatally shooting Black man in December


Up to 14 million Americans at risk of losing COVID Medicaid coverage


The Associated Press


For widows in Africa, COVID-19 stole husbands, homes, future

California Democratic supremacy tested by crime, inflation


2022 midterms: What to watch in Nebraska, West Virginia


The Baltimore Sun


Maryland environment secretary, longest serving in state history, to step down for nonprofit gig; deputy secretary to take over

Downtown Baltimore saw slight rebound in employment and housing in 2021. But retail and hospitality struggled.


Denise Francine ‘Fran’ Boyd Andrews, a drug counselor whose battle with addiction inspired a book and HBO miniseries, dies



NJ.com

Uproar over N.J. sex ed standards escalates as Senate panel debates proposal


$10M settlement reached in case of Camden man paralyzed during 2014 police encounter


Ex-treasurer of N.J. foundation stole thousands meant for disadvantaged kids, authorities say



The Los Angeles Times

It’s not even summer, and California’s two largest reservoirs are at ‘critically low’ levels

California COVID-19 deaths near 90,000, but the per capita rate is among lowest in U.S.

Black birders are taking flight in L.A. Here’s how to join them


The Washington Post


GOP bets midterm voters will care more about inflation than abortion

Opinion: The Whitest thing I’ve ever seen

Trump-backed candidate accused of groping is on Nebraska ballot today


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Coach at Delaware HBCU says Georgia deputies racially profiled team


Calls for action as three killed at crime-ridden DeKalb complex


Ownership of Confederate monument installed in 1993 central to lawsuit


The Chicago Sun-Times

Killing of 15-year-old tests a justice system strained by more arrests, fewer resources

Deflection day? GOP gubernatorial hopeful Irvin takes reporters’ questions, but doesn’t answer most of them


Lightfoot pledges $500,000 to help pay for women needing abortion care




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