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Today in Black America - May 3

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The New York Times

Calls to divest from Israel are putting college students and donors on a collision course.

The U.S. antitrust case against Google is just the start: the government has more suits in the pipeline.

Haiti’s Police Are ‘Begging for Help’ in Battle Against Ruthless Gangs


USA Today

Extreme anti-DEI laws lead some on Florida campuses to push back


Who is the ultra-wealthy donor giving huge sums to both RFK Jr. and Trump?

White job candidates are more likely to get hired through employee referrals. Here's why.


The Associated Press

The unexpected, under-the-radar Senate race in Michigan that could determine control of the chamber


Halle Berry shouts from the Capitol, ‘I’m in menopause’ as she seeks to end a stigma and win funding


Biden will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 19 politicians, activists, athletes and others


NJ.com

This huge YouTuber will deliver the commencement speech at his N.J. alma mater


Facing deadline, pro-Palestinian protesters at Rutgers agree to disperse, take down tents

Donald Payne Jr. remembered as N.J. leader, Newark native son, hero of Black politics


The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: The attack on the UCLA protest encampment was unacceptable

‘Harry Potter’ set at an HBCU? LaDarrion Williams wrote the book he always wanted to read

Affordable housing at the expense of existing tenants? L.A. council seeks new protections



The Chicago Sun-Times


Chicago Police won’t discipline nine officers who signed up for extremist group

In fake cop case in Chicago, a convicted felon acts as his own lawyer and wins but faces more legal worries

Hiring, promotion of Black firefighters falling short, City Council committee told


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


With barely a mention of Trump, Fulton DA Fani Willis seeks a second term

New report highlights Atlanta’s persistent racial inequality

New Georgia immigration bill draws backlash


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