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NAACP Field Secretary and civil rights leader, Medgar Evers, was assassinated in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi in 1963.

Today in Black America - May 5

POSTED: May 05, 2023, 9:30 am

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The Associated Press

Indiana governor signs bills targeting LGBTQ students

Hard to read? Oregon GOP boycott comes down to reading level

Embattled 1st Black St. Louis prosecutor Kim Gardner resigns



The New York Times

A Subway Killing Stuns, and Divides, New Yorkers

Justice Dept. Intensifying Efforts to Determine if Trump Hid Documents

White House Pushes Tech C.E.O.s to Limit Risks of A.I.


USA Today

Report: Conservative activist directed thousands to wife of Clarence Thomas

Students protest LGBTQ, education bills as Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds hands them scholar awards

After history of discrimination, these federal contractors fought to hide diversity data


The Baltimore Sun


Wanted: Maryland’s next election administrator. Board hopes to make choice in early June


Maryland consumers misled by TurboTax owner will begin getting checks this month from settlement


Baltimore City jail remains far from finishing court-mandated overhaul of mental health, medical system, monitors


NJ.com


Stop playing ‘Assassins’ water gun game, N.J. cops warn high school seniors


N.J. superintendent quits in fiery resignation letter, says school board created ‘toxic’ environment


2 new legal weed stores open in N.J. this week


The Los Angeles Times

Excessive force, cover-ups: LAPD whistleblower expands ‘SWAT Mafia’ allegations


Editorial: L.A. has a major stake in settling the Hollywood writers’ strike

Cannabis workers face death and exploitation. California is stepping in after Times investigation


The Chicago Sun-Times


Migrants at Navy Pier or McCormick Place? Central facility better than neighborhoods for asylum-seekers, alderperson says

Thousands of homeowners in north and northwest Cook County facing property tax sticker shock this fall

Mayor-elect Brandon Johnson to meet with elite Democratic donors in North Carolina


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia DAs could be punished or ousted under new law

RHONE: Accuser’s death is not closure for Emmett Till

Lead contamination surfaces in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood




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