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Today in Black America - January 12

POSTED: January 12, 2021, 11:00 am

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The New York Times

Before Capitol Riot, Republican Lawmakers Fanned the Flames

Fallout Continues as Trump Finds Himself Increasingly Besieged

Democrats sets up impeachment after vote demanding Pence wrest presidential powers

USA Today

Capitol mob members could face more serious charges, prison time, as investigation unfolds

Donald Trump heads to Texas to defend legacy after deadly riot

To help heal racial wounds, Black national anthem would become America's hymn under proposal (The Star-Ledger)

N.J. county commissioner who participated in D.C. protests says she did not enter Capitol grounds

Former N.J. Republican chair Steinhardt abruptly drops out of governor’s race

Trump PGA ban: President is ‘gutted’ by Bedminster losing 2022 PGA Championship

The Los Angeles Times

Airbnb banning rioters, hate groups ahead of inauguration

‘High alert’ at California Capitol as police brace for any inauguration unrest

Democrats balance impeachment with Biden’s first 100 days

The Washington Post

Six hours of paralysis: Inside Trump’s failure to act after mob stormed Capitol

Simone Gold, noted hydroxychloroquine advocate, was inside the Capitol during the riot

There’s an alternative to impeachment or the 25th Amendment for Trump, historians say

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Coke, UPS, Pulte freeze political donations after U.S. Capitol attack

Savannah QAnon adherent loses job after Capitol riot

Georgia lawmakers return to Atlanta for 2021 legislative session

Comcast among companies taking a tough line on campaign donations after election challenge, Capitol takeover

Where Pa. and N.J. members of Congress stand on impeaching Trump after the Capitol attack

Blood at the Capitol is the latest chapter in the brutal politics of angry white men

The Chicago Sun Times

House Black Caucus selects speaker candidate, after Madigan suspends his bid so Democrats can ‘find someone, other than me’

Black Caucus wins passage of education package, criminal justice reform still under discussion

CTU members decry Chicago Public Schools reopening

The Baltimore Sun

As scrutiny intensifies over deadly U.S. Capitol riots, Marylanders delete photos, social media trails

Maryland Gov. Hogan proposes $1 billion COVID-19 relief legislation, including stimulus payments to some residents

Maryland Senate leaders release slate of recommendations on racial inequities

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