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Oscar De Priest, the first Black to serve in Congress in the 20th century, was born in Florence, Alabama in 1871.

Today in Black America - August 18

POSTED: August 18, 2022, 7:30 am

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The Associated Press


Trump CFO’s plea deal could make him a prosecution witness

Post-Roe differences surface in GOP over new abortion rules

U.S. midterms bring few changes from social media companies



The New York Times

Why Did Trump Resist Returning the Government’s Documents?

Prosecutors investigating the Jan. 6 attack have subpoenaed documents from the National Archives.

A Professor Who Studies Housing Discrimination Says It Happened to Him


USA Today


Sniper rifles and small guns for kids; 5 ads attracting major scrutiny

Mass killings database shows trends, visualizes every U.S. event since 2006


Teachers often buy school supplies themselves. In 2023, they can deduct $50 more on their taxes


NJ.com


Unruly passenger causes flight from Newark airport to be diverted, officials say

Police searching for N.J. woman who has been missing for 3 weeks

Rebates, tax credits, electric cars & more. What Biden’s new climate law means for N.J. and you.



The Baltimore Sun


Activists set up encampment outside Baltimore City Hall to urge action on homelessness: ‘No one should be left out’

Charter amendments financed by Sinclair Broadcast Group chairman could be on Baltimore ballots this fall

Kenneth Ravenell, in effort to avoid prison time, asks all 4th Circuit appellate judges to evaluate bail request



The Washington Post


Trump’s dominance in GOP comes into focus, worrying some in his party


Florida Democrats face first test in bid to defeat Gov. Ron DeSantis

Hundreds of kids see parents shot to death. This is what it does to them.


The Los Angeles Times


Granderson: Is the U.S. a mighty power? Trump’s fall is a decision point


Family of disabled La Puente boy who died after fall at school settles suit for $18 million

Black students more harshly disciplined in Victor Valley high schools, feds say



The Chicago Sun-Times

R. Kelly trial: A singer who had sex with children? Or a celebrity tarred by liars and extortionists?

City must help CPS support students through violence, mental health crises, schools chief says

Southern abortion rights advocates arrive in Chicago for ‘Black August Freedom Rides’


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Kemp slammed federal stimulus, but he’s using it now to help win reelection

Book disputes land suburban Atlanta school district in court

In metro Atlanta, days over 100 degrees to double by 2053, report says



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