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June 16, 2024

Author John Howard Griffin, who posed as a Black man for his seminal book on southern racism,"Black Like Me," was born in 1920.

Today in Black America - May 2

POSTED: May 02, 2024, 7:30 am

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The New York Times


Trump Trial to Resume With Stormy Daniels’s Lawyer on the Stand

Blow: Kamala Harris Isn’t Americans’ ‘Momala.’ She’s Our Vice President.


Armed Student Is Killed Near Wisconsin Middle School, Officials Say


USA Today


Exclusive: Bernie Sanders worries young people underestimate Trump threat

Hundreds of protesters face charges across US. Will they go to prison?

Obama blasts Trump for not being considered a 'serious guy' in his home state of New York


NJ.com


Homeowners insurance company asked for 93% rate hike in N.J. See the increases companies are seeking.

Families of victims in fatal N.J. school bus crash settle lawsuits for $20.5M

New Jersey mourns congressman Donald Payne Jr. as he lies in state


The Associated Press


A retired teacher saw inspiration in Columbia’s protests. Eric Adams called her an outside agitator


Student journalists are covering their own campuses in convulsion. Here’s what they have to say

Hakeem Jeffries isn’t speaker yet, but the Democrat may be the most powerful person in Congress


The Washington Post


GOP split could doom bipartisan child tax credit bill


House passes antisemitism bill over complaints from First Amendment advocates

Body of fifth Baltimore bridge victim has been recovered, authorities say



The Los Angeles Times


Four UCLA student journalists attacked by pro-Israel counterprotesters on campus


Editorial: Indiana’s private-for-profit asset forfeiture scheme undermines justice

Column: Calling the police on campus protests shows that college presidents haven’t learned a thing since the 1960s



The Chicago Sun-Times


Northwestern under fire — Jewish groups demand president's ouster, students file harassment suit


CPS students protest Gaza war, march to University of Chicago encampment


Beria Hampton: A community land trust would help my Far South Side neighborhood flourish again


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlantans react to plans for four new MARTA rail stations

United Methodists end decades-long ban on ordination of LGBTQ clergy

Georgia’s only Palestinian American state legislator defends campus protesters



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