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Bishop Stephen G. Spottswood of the African American Episcopal Zion Church, a fierce civil rights advocate, was born in 1897 in Boston.

Today in Black America - May 31

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The New York Times

The Poisoned Arrow in America’s Heart

Analysis: The Senate Is Chasing an Ever-Elusive Gun Law Deal

Canada is limiting handgun sales and preparing to crack down on “military-style assault weapons.”

The Associated Press

Empty spaces, broken hearts in a Texas town gutted by loss

‘Very angry’: Uvalde locals grapple with school chief’s role

Uvalde grieves, says goodbyes at visitations, funerals

USA Today

Uvalde school police chief, who led shooting response, won't be sworn into seat as planned

Trudeau proposes ‘national freeze’ on handgun sales in Canada

Woman sues three Louisiana universities over failures to report sexual assault allegations

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. school board races like no other in recent memory: less spending, little mudslinging

Meet the candidates for the L.A. school board

Op-Ed: What my fifth-graders said to me about the school shooting in Uvalde

The Baltimore Sun

College-bound Belair-Edison resident prepares for next stage of her life with Amazon scholarship

Four dead, three injured, including teens, in multiple weekend shootings in Baltimore: ‘It’s getting out of hand’

Wes Moore latest politician to test positive for COVID-19; Maryland gubernatorial candidate is asymptomatic

N.J. primary election 2022: Here’s a list of drop boxes for your mail-in ballot

Hurricane season is starting. Here are the 21 storm names on this year’s list.

‘9,000 people have died.’ N.J. lawmaker wants answers on COVID nursing home deaths but is rebuked.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Woodstock pastor addresses allegations against Johnny Hunt

Inside City Hall: APD use-of-force dashboard not updated for 8 months

Opinion: Our guns are more important than our children

The Washington Post

Elected officials vow to examine flawed police response in Uvalde, push for changes to gun laws

At least 12 mass shootings during holiday weekend

Schools are struggling to meet rising mental health needs, data shows

The Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois collects data about who gets abortions but keeps race, ethnicity hidden

10 people killed, 42 wounded by gunfire over Memorial Day weekend in Chicago, the most violent in five years

State task force urges government, businesses to unite behind ‘quality jobs’

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