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Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas was born on this date in 1948 in Pin Point, Georgia.

Today in Black America - May 16

POSTED: May 16, 2023, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

Connecticut high court nominee regrets signing 2017 letter supporting Amy Coney Barrett

San Francisco DA releases video of Walgreens security guard fatally shooting alleged shoplifter


Philadelphia Democratic primary voters choosing from crowded field of progressives, moderates


The New York Times

Bouie: The Republican Embrace of Vigilantism Is No Accident

Pence Looks Toward 2024 Run, Using Reagan’s Playbook, Not Trump’s

Wells Fargo to Pay $1 Billion to Settle Lawsuit by Shareholders


The Washington Post

DeSantis might have met his match in Disney’s Iger as both sides dig in

IRS audits Black taxpayers more often than other groups, agency confirms

High-schooler gets suspended after filming her teacher using the n-word


USA Today

'Severe hardship to families': Treasury issues new debt limit warning

'Vulgar and racist': Mexican ambassador slams GOP senator

GOP star Ron DeSantis is overhauling education policy in Florida


The Baltimore Sun


Baltimore City Council to consider $4.4 billion proposed budget; hearings begin May 30

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore to sign laws restricting who can carry firearms and where they can carry them

Baltimore taking steps to prepare for state funds from legal cannabis sales


The Los Angeles Times

Almost 40% of land burned by western wildfires can be traced to carbon emissions

Border crossings drop significantly after end of Title 42, U.S. officials say

California Democrats further torn after seeing Sen. Feinstein’s return to Washington



NJ.com

1 officer exonerated, jury hung on 2nd in civil rights trial over force use in arrest

In lengthy case on Lakewood schools, N.J. education chief requests another report

Work has started on $92M project to replace collapsed I-295 retaining wall



The Chicago Sun-Times


‘Soul’ searching: Johnson takes office, says ‘a brand new Chicago is in front of us’

CST Editorial Board: It’s good news that city will have to clean up its act on putting polluters in minority neighborhoods

Meet the mayor: Hundreds line up to shake hands with Johnson, who vows ‘the fifth floor belongs to the people’


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Georgia’s crackdown on gangs strains justice system

Fulton DA urges judge to reject Trump’s attempt to gut inquiry

Council introduces proposal for $30M contribution to training center






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