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Carl Stokes, the first Black mayor of Cleveland, Ohio was born in 1927.

Today in Black America - May 8

POSTED: May 08, 2023, 7:30 am

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The Associated Press

Trump rejects last chance to testify at New York civil trial

California panel moves forward on reparations to be paid to Black residents

Tanked Biden FCC pick shows influence of dark money on US politics


USA Today

Authorities: 8 dead after SUV slams into crowd near migrant center in Brownsville, Texas

Authorities probe whether Texas mall shooter was motivated by ideology: Updates

'I don't have anything in my refrigerator': GOP debt limit plan cuts SNAP


The New York Times

After Mass Killings in Texas, Frustration but No Action on Guns

In Trump Case, Bragg Pursues a Common Charge With a Rarely Used Strategy

How Two Men’s Disparate Paths Crossed in a Killing on the F Train


The Washington Post


Texas gunman’s white supremacist views eyed as possible motive


New look at benefits of quality preschool education

West Oakland faces a test: Undoing decades of environmental injustice


The Baltimore Sun

Utilities in Maryland should attract more low-income residents to energy savings programs, report says

Baltimore-based construction giant Whiting-Turner settles racial harassment suit for $1.2M

‘A turning of the page’: Maryland doctors, leaders reflect on end of COVID public health emergency


The Los Angeles Times

Is California giving reparations for slavery? Here’s what you need to know

Illegal dumping has plagued Watts for decades. Residents are fed up

Restrictive border policy Title 42 ends this week, leaving imprint on future of asylum


NJ.com


One killed, 3 injured in early morning Newark shooting, police say

N.J. women founded nonprofit that has helped thousands of new moms and their babies

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


The Chicago Sun-Times


Top cop’s wife coached slain officer’s high school cheerleading team: ‘She did not deserve this’

Firefighters’ pension bill could cost Chicago taxpayers $3 billion, city official says


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



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Deadly shootings | From our publisher: We don’t have to live this way


President of World Bank Group comes to Clark Atlanta in historic visit

Police: Girls, 12, 16, shot at Atlanta apartments over 9-hour period






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