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Today in Black America - August 23

POSTED: August 23, 2022, 8:00 am

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The Associated Press

AP-NORC Poll: Most in US want stricter gun laws

DeSantis rival to emerge from high-stakes Florida primary

Redrawn maps shuffle US House primaries in New York, Florida

The New York Times

Trump Had More Than 300 Classified Documents at Mar-a-Lago

Bouie: The Idea That Letting Trump Walk Will Heal America Is Ridiculous

Democrats Designed the Climate Law to Be a Game Changer. Here’s How.

USA Today

Arkansas officers suspended with pay after viral beating video: What we know

Trump lawyers seek special master to oversee document inquiry

Inside America’s rural maternal health care crisis: Why are women of color most at risk?

The Baltimore Sun

Back to school Q&A: 5 questions with Maryland’s state superintendent Mohammed Choudhury

Black Anne Arundel leaders launch ‘Emmett Till’ hate crime alert system to curb race-related incidents

Baltimore voters will be asked this fall to consider term limits; other proposed ballot questions short of signatures

The Chicago Sun-Times

Witness struggles as R. Kelly trial turns to alleged early-2000s cover-up

Stacy Davis Gates won’t run for mayor, but CTU ally Brandon Johnson hints at imminent announcement

A new school year filled with new hopes — and some old, lingering worries

N.J.’s largest school district still requiring masks as new school year approaches

Feds shortchanged N.J. on funding to remove lead water pipes, study shows

N.Y. has new property tax relief. What about N.J.?

The Washington Post

Files copied from voting systems were shared with Trump supporters, election deniers

Robinson: Which Republican Senate candidate is worst? There are so many choices!

After decades in GOP, Colo. senator says: ‘We need Democrats in charge’

The Los Angeles Times

Voters dissatisfied with California’s direction but still back Newsom, poll shows

Op-Ed: Why CNN’s efforts to appease democracy’s enemies will backfire

Black pride and soul music: 50 years ago, Wattstax made history as ‘the Black Woodstock’

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Possible election takeover in Fulton delayed until after midterms

Lawsuit: DeKalb sheriff does little to protect female jail workers

Atlanta penitentiary guards push back on Ossoff’s criticisms

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