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The Port Chicago incident occurred in 1944 when Black Navy ammunition handlers were killed in a violent explosion at the California base.

Today in Black America - May 4

POSTED: May 04, 2023, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

US sprinter, Olympic medalist Tori Bowie dies at 32

Ban social media for kids? Fed-up parents in Senate say yes

Harris to meet with CEOs about artificial intelligence risks

The New York Times

Tucker Carlson’s Code of Whiteness

Blow: Tucker Carlson, ‘White Men’ and the Lynch Mob Mentality

The Link Between Highly Processed Foods and Brain Health

USA Today

GOP donor paid private tuition for relative of Clarence Thomas

Pushed toward extinction: 'Godfather of AI' warns of the end of humanity

'Terrible idea': GOP lawmakers reject short-term debt limit increase

The Washington Post

Behind Trump’s musical tribute to some of the most violent Jan. 6 rioters

Bob Iger rebuilt Disney. Fighting Ron DeSantis could define his legacy.

Former FBI supervisor arrested in connection with Jan. 6 riot

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

University unveils $70M residential hall with views of the Jersey Shore, Atlantic City boardwalk

7-year-old girl, man shot to death in Newark. Gunman reportedly killed by police.

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County Council passes legislation to retroactively revoke planning projects

Democratic U.S. Rep. David Trone becomes third 2024 contender for seat of retiring Sen. Ben Cardin

Gov. Wes Moore signs bills ensuring health care access for women, transgender Marylanders

The Los Angeles Times

Some sanity is finally returning to SoCal’s brutal apartment market: A rental guide

Mess with the school calendar and you’re messing with lives: Inside LAUSD’s hot debate

Analysis: Why Kevin McCarthy’s provocative Israel trip and invite to Netanyahu are ‘so dangerous’

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Jolt: Warnock pushed for gun control an hour before Atlanta shooting

‘Active shooter!’ Witnesses share harrowing accounts from Midtown shooting scene

New mural on Atlanta Beltline celebrates Andrew Young

The Chicago Sun-Times

Mayor-elect Brandon Johnson names Fred Waller as interim police superintendent

Family of Black man fatally shot by Chicago cop in Garfield Park calls for officer’s arrest and justice

Lee Bey: Greyhound terminal makes departure plans. Will riders be kicked to the curb?

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