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Today in Black America - May 2

POSTED: May 02, 2023, 4:00 pm

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The Associated Press

Loneliness as risky as smoking up to 12 cigarettes daily, surgeon general says

Almost half of midterm voters cast ballots early or by mail

Overhaul of Supreme Court ethics runs into GOP opposition



The New York Times

Is the Debt Limit Constitutional? Biden Aides Are Debating It.

Carroll’s Friend Tells of a Fraught Call Reporting an Attack by Trump

Prominent Retired Judge Calls for Ethics Rules for Supreme Court Justices



USA Today


White House says GOP debt ceiling plan would cause largest VA benefits cuts in US history


Ex-officer Tou Thao convicted of aiding and abetting manslaughter in George Floyd's killing

Woman says 4 of 7 bodies found in Oklahoma are family members: Live updates


The Baltimore Sun


Taxicab company charged Baltimore City schools for fraudulent rides for students, investigators say

Morgan State Board of Regents extends President David Wilson’s contract through 2030

Baltimore City Council to consider restrictions to facial recognition and surveillance that would be first test of local police control


The Washington Post

Democrats begin process to bypass GOP House leaders and raise debt limit

Hearing on Supreme Court ethics begins with partisan disagreement

Howard University names scholar of the African diaspora as its new president


NJ.com

N.J. immigrants march on federal building demanding justice

N.J. high school district ending bus service for 3,000 students

2 N.J. cops on trial, charged with excessively punching fleeing suspect


The Los Angeles Times


Editorial: Sexual assaults, probation’s meltdown and L.A. County governance are connected

Hollywood writers strike over streaming pay after talks fail

California’s colossal snowpack has yet to melt: ‘Less and less places for that water to go’


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Kemp signs bill to begin taxing digital downloads

Black-owned tech firm Greenwood acquires digital banking rival

UPDATE: No discipline for students accused of racial slurs


The Chicago Sun-Times


CPD’s former No. 3 official emerges as front-runner for interim top cop — and maybe an audition for permanent job


Expired food, infections, infestations reported at Chicago police stations serving as makeshift shelters for immigrants

Lightfoot ‘done with electoral politics for myself’ after Feb. 28 defeat







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