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Today in Black America - May 9

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The Associated Press

Florida deputies who fatally shot a US airman burst into the wrong apartment, attorney says

House rejects Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s effort to remove Speaker Mike Johnson from office

K-12 school leaders reject allegations that they let antisemitism run rampant


The New York Times

Turning Point or Breaking Point? Biden’s Weapons Pause Tests Ties to Israel.

Public School Leaders Upstaged Republicans and the Ivy League


Here’s how prominent Republicans have fueled antisemitism while declaring their support for Israel.



The Washington Post


Top Republicans, led by Trump, refuse to commit to accept 2024 election results


As co-rulers of the House, the Democratic majority-in-waiting may have already arrived


Greene booed as Republicans turn on her over bid to oust Johnson


USA Today

The U.S. House elections are where the real battlegrounds play out

House kills Greene's effort to oust Speaker Johnson

No shade, no water, no breaks: DeSantis' new law threatens Florida outdoor worker health


NJ.com

Their prison sentences are done, but N.J. is still holding 416 men indefinitely

Pedestrian struck and killed by NJ Transit train in Essex County

Urologist from N.J. convicted of sexually assaulting patients, including minors


The Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles voters want more housing but worry it won’t help them, poll finds

Calmes: Trump promises to subvert the law — first by freeing the Jan. 6 criminals

At ‘L.A. Progressive Shooters,’ a gun space for people sick of American gun culture



The Chicago Sun-Times


City to pay $1.75M to family of woman found hanged at South Side police station


End of cash bail in Illinois showing early signs of success in reaching 'better and fairer system'

$550K settlement proposed for teen run over by police vehicle during 2020 George Floyd protests


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


What could appeal of Fani Willis fight mean for Fulton Trump case?

Landmark study of cancer in Black women launches in Georgia


Arthur Blank to hold fundraiser for Biden in Atlanta on eve of Morehouse speech


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