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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 16

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USA Today

How Americans with crushing debt plan to repay their student loans


Karl Rove scorches Donald Trump for 'his childish impulse' that led to indictment

The US passed a landmark gun deal one year ago. Is it working?


The Associated Press

How much prison time could Trump face? Past cases brought steep punishment for document hoarders

Trump’s promise of payback for prosecution follows years of attacking democratic traditions

$930 million in grants announced in Biden's effort to expand internet access to every home in the US



The New York Times

See How the G.O.P. Has Reacted to the Trump Indictment

Most Republican voters still support Donald Trump. But the polls also suggest the indictment is hurting him.

Justice Dept. to Release Minneapolis Police Review After George Floyd Murder


NJ.com

Former owner of popular Jersey City restaurant arrested protesting at Trump arraignment: reports


Unclear how 3-year-old who died of self-inflicted wound got gun, investigators say

Juneteenth 2023: What’s open, what’s closed in N.J. on Friday?


The Baltimore Sun


‘We want a voice:’ Federalsburg’s Black residents become latest Eastern Shore voters to get a long-awaited shot at representation


Marking a Maryland legacy in Freetown, where freedom arrived before Juneteenth


Baltimore neighborhood associations say they plan to sue BGE over gas regulator installations


The Washington Post

Black Americans more upbeat but fear worsening racism, poll finds

The dozens of attorneys who have defended Trump since 2016


NSA staffer linked to ‘America First’ movement joined Jan. 6 mob


The Los Angeles Times

Metro’s new downtown tracks can speed up your travel. Here’s what to know

Weary parents, young children bused from Texas to L.A. in latest ‘political stunt’


Trump and his allies try to undercut documents case with myths and misinformation


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Here is a sampling of Juneteenth events around the state of Georgia

Landlords nickel and dime metro Atlanta renters with extra fees

States asked to slow Medicaid cuts after over 1M enrollees dropped


The Chicago Sun-Times


In botched Anjanette Young raid, Chicago Police Board votes to fire sergeant in charge

In Woodlawn, Naomi Davis planted a seed that now will help find green solutions to help Black communities

How guaranteed-income programs helped these Chicago-area residents





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