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Today in Black America - May 9

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The Associated Press

Texas shooter who killed 8 wore ‘RWDS’ patch linked to far-right extremists

Judge: Wisconsin fake electors complaint must be reheard

Texas man who killed BLM protester to be sentenced even while Gov. Abbot presses for pardon


The New York Times

Biden and McCarthy to Discuss Debt Limit as a Possible Default Looms


New York Is Forcing Schools to Change How They Teach Children to Read

Nancy Mace, a ‘Caucus of One’ in the G.O.P., Says She’s Trying to Change Her Party


USA Today

In shocking vote, ‘Raise the age’ gun bill passes out of Texas committee

Mass killings: 2023 on pace to be one of the worst years on record

Texas Rep. Bryan Slaton resigns after sex, alcohol with 19-year-old aide


The Baltimore Sun

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore signs economic development, infrastructure bills

Community members against Johns Hopkins police force find solidarity, attempt to keep movement alive at protest

An Eastern Shore town must confront its racist voting system | COMMENTARY


NJ.com

Asbury Park’s iconic Casino building closed until further notice

N.J.’s largest city selling seized properties for as low as $1 to residents

N.J. couple sues Dunkin’ after wife burned by hot tea, lawsuit says


The Los Angeles Times


California’s vulnerable water system faces many threats


Hollywood is calling it ‘the Netflix strike.’ Here’s why


L.A. council members made racist comments in leaked audio. Read our full coverage


The Washington Post


Students can’t get off their phones. Schools have had enough.

Texas gunman fantasized over race wars on social media before mass killing

In some GOP-dominated statehouses, Black and trans lawmakers punished


The Chicago Sun-Times


Lightfoot bids tearful farewell to fifth floor of City Hall, but not people of Chicago: ‘My work is not done’

Chicago plumber pleads guilty to charges in Jan. 6 riot

Mayor-elect Johnson forges ‘Unity Plan’ to reorganize the new City Council


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Far-right faction pushes to oust ‘traitors’ from Georgia GOP

Political divide over guns holds in Georgia following mass shootings

Trump forum a big test for CNN, moderator Kaitlan Collins




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