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Today in Black America - May 23

POSTED: May 23, 2023, 8:30 am

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USA Today

‘That’s her alright!’: Did DeSantis knowingly appoint a Jan. 6 rioter?

To escape the worst climate change impacts, these US cities rank high

Biden, McCarthy have 'productive' meeting, but no deal on debt ceiling


The New York Times


Do New York’s Affordable Housing Lotteries Fuel Segregation?

How a ‘Blue Wall’ Inside N.Y. State Prisons Protects Abusive Guards

2 Bodies Found in Manhattan Rivers Are Identified as Missing Boys


The Associated Press

How structural racism creates health disparities for Black Americans - from birth to death

5 takeaways from AP’s series on health disparities impacting Black Americans

A’s broadcaster Glen Kuiper let go after racial slur on air


NJ.com


N.J. colleges are wrestling with students’ use of artificial intelligence. Here’s how

7 N.J. hospitals among best in U.S. for maternity care, Newsweek says

Newark says e-bike and scooter rental program surpassed 1M trips


The Baltimore Sun


BGE’s gas regulator installations cause uproar in Baltimore’s historic urban neighborhoods

Baltimore County Public Schools addresses Hampton Elementary overcrowding during public meeting


‘A long time coming’: Four years after its creation, Maryland drug affordability board drafts plan


The Washington Post


Texas pushes church into state with bills on chaplains, Ten Commandments

Trump to appear remotely in N.Y. criminal court to hear judge’s warnings

Man with AR-15-style rifle by bus stop says he wasn’t out to terrify kids



The Los Angeles Times


Dodgers apologize and invite Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence to Pride Night

LAUSD shakes up a highly praised academic initiative, angering parents and teachers

CSU didn’t investigate claims that Fullerton president inappropriately touched students


The Chicago Sun-Times


Chicago’s top cop ends training agreement with Texas firm with ties to ex-police superintendent

Goonie Boss gang members’ trial kicks off at Chicago federal courthouse, with prosecutor saying they ‘shattered real lives’

Machine-gun conversion devices known as switches targeted by feds in Tennessee


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Georgia records highest voter turnout in the South

Forsyth may have created ‘hostile environment’ with book ban review

Private autopsy: Lashawn Thompson died from ‘severe neglect’






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