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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 12

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The Associated Press

Biden marks 1M US COVID deaths, to co-host 2nd global summit

Debate set on bill that could jail women who get abortions

SC Senate compromise resurrects early voting bill, House OKs



The New York Times

A Leaky Supreme Court Starts to Resemble the Other Branches

Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski, G.O.P. senators who support abortion rights, have introduced their own bill.

Pro-Trump Lawyer Pressed Pennsylvania Legislator to Throw Out Biden Votes


The Baltimore Sun


After 10 shot in one day, Baltimore residents and leaders decry increasingly brazen gun violence: ‘It’s like a norm now’

Baltimore judges, state’s attorney’s employees might testify at trial of former city homicide prosecutor accused of stalking women

Bill that would outfit Baltimore firefighters with cameras and restrict entry into vacant properties is opposed by fire department


NJ.com


How to get Real ID in N.J. as deadline looms, and why you shouldn’t wait

N.J. reports 3,384 COVID cases, 14 deaths. Testing decreases worldwide.

Environmental coalition files petition to block Hudson County Turnpike expansion



The Washington Post

After 1 million deaths, covid leaves millions more forever changed

Senate blocks bill to codify right to abortion; GOP, Manchin oppose measure

Judge blocks voting map favored by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis


The Los Angeles Times


Skid row is an overdose ‘epicenter.’ But methadone can be miles away


U.S. appeals court overturns California ban on semiautomatic rifle sales to those under 21

Granderson: The nation is still hung over from the Tea Party. Don’t let 2022 midterms be a repeat



USA Today


Was search of HBCU team bus justified? Lawyers offer mixed reactions


Government watchdog: 1 in 4 older Americans on Medicare harmed during hospital stays


'Keep your bans off our bodies': Abortion-rights groups set to rally Saturday – from DC to Los Angeles


The Chicago Sun Times

New law helps pay funeral costs of children killed by gun violence

Chicago’s top cop blames mass shooting in Back of Yards on convicted felon recently released on gun charge despite record

CTU election could shape schools, city for years to come


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Eligibility of more than 13,000 voters challenged in Forsyth County

Judge in Georgia voting rights trial is asked to change ‘exact match’

ATL allocates millions for affordable housing, eviction prevention





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