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Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas was born on this date in 1948 in Pin Point, Georgia.

Today in Black America - May 16

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USA Today

Brown v. Board of Education at 70: Behind Biden's historic meeting

Biden invokes executive privilege to shield interview tapes from House

Former Capitol Police officer who defended lawmakers on Jan. 6, 2021, defeated in primary


The New York Times


Democrats Aim for a Breakthrough for Black Women in the Senate

One Area Where Biden Is Leading Trump: His Number of Donors


Detroit’s Population Is Growing for the First Time in Decades, Estimates Show



The Washington Post

Supreme Court rejects broad conservative challenge to consumer watchdog funding

David Trone and the history of candidates lighting their money on fire

Who is Angela Alsobrooks, winner of Md.’s Democratic U.S. Senate primary?



The Associated Press


US prisoners are being assigned dangerous jobs. But what happens if they are hurt or killed?

Biden’s upcoming graduation speech roils Morehouse College, a center of Black politics and culture

Topeka was at the center of Brown v. Board. Decades later, segregation of another sort lingers


NJ.com

Black Thought sends off Rutgers-Newark graduates in rousing commencement ceremony

N.J. State Police trooper who died during training remembered for life of service

Woman seen on social media abusing 8-week-old baby arrested, police say


The Los Angeles Times

Sonoma State president put on leave for ‘insubordination’ for supporting Israel academic boycott, divestment


Police clear UC Irvine camp, make arrests after protesters occupy science building

California is changing how big power companies charge for electricity. What to expect on your bill



The Chicago Sun-Times


Chicago police clear pro-Palestinian encampment on DePaul campus

Mayor Johnson: ‘There is much more of the game to be played’

CPS, CTU converge on Springfield to ask lawmakers about more money for schools



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


The Georgia GOP’s embrace of Trump hasn’t stopped internal feuding

Morehouse willing to halt graduation rather than allow disruptions

Biden tells Atlanta radio station ‘Trump hurt Black people’







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