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Today in Black America - May 6

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The New York Times

Opinion: America Is Being Tested in So Many Ways Right Now

He Went From Prison to Politics. Now He Helps Others Get a Second Act.

Candidates for Federal Office Can Raise Unlimited Funds for Ballot Measures

USA Today

Democrats say 2024 electors are afraid of political violence

Tim Scott, Donald Trump's potential running mate, doesn't commit to accepting 2024 election outcome

Muslim Americans struggle for understanding | The Excerpt

The Associated Press

Prosecutors move deeper into Trump’s orbit as testimony in hush money trial enters a third week

Kim Godwin out as ABC News president after 3 years as first Black woman as network news chief

The American paradox of protest: Celebrated and condemned, welcomed and muzzled

N.J. state trooper dies while training at agency headquarters

N.J. sheriff’s deputy has endured years of sexual harassment on job, lawsuit notice says

GOP official argues in favor of child marriage: Girls are ‘ripe’ and ‘fertile’

The Los Angeles Times

After years of partisan feuding, California’s new generation of Congress members tries to get along. Will it work?

California Supreme Court to rule on high-stakes battle over ballot measure restricting tax increases

Donald Trump puts America on notice again: If he loses, he won’t go quietly

The Washington Post

This obscure N.Y. election law is at the heart of Trump’s hush money trial

Opinion: The Supreme Court’s Republican bias hangs over the Trump immunity case

The unexpected explanation for why school segregation spiked

The Chicago Sun-Times

Pro-Palestinian camps remain at Chicago-area campuses; 68 arrested at the School of the Art

CST Editorial Board: No extremism in the Chicago police ranks? We need more convincing.

Exhibit at Navy Pier celebrates 40 years of house music — in the city that started it

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Challengers in 6th Congressional District question McBath’s claim to incumbency

OPINION: Vouchers are warning shot in GOP war on public education

California man charged with threatening Fulton DA Willis

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