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Today in Black America - August 29

POSTED: August 29, 2022, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

Small businesses feel the pinch from slowing housing market

Columbus students returning after striking teachers ink deal

Mastriano wore Confederate uniform for faculty photo

The New York Times

Analysis: Trump Document Inquiry Poses Unparalleled Test for Justice Dept.

Nebraska School Shuts Down Student Newspaper After L.G.B.T.Q. Publication

How Bad Is the Teacher Shortage? Depends Where You Live

The Baltimore Sun

President Joe Biden’s student loan plan means a nearly debt-free future for some Baltimore residents

Montgomery County settles lawsuit over police encounter with 5-year-old at school in Silver Spring

‘I feel good about this year’: Baltimore-area schools resume classes amid staffing concerns, new masking rules

USA Today

Beto O'Rourke pauses Texas gubernatorial campaign over illness

Reprieve possible as Mississippi braces for second major flood in less than 3 years

A storm by any name: Sleepy hurricane season may wake up in September

Top Democrats grabbed millions for pet projects in N.J. budget. Here’s who got what.

‘No apology’ for cross shape for rebuilt Jersey Shore pier, religious group says

Low enrollment for first-year and transfer students at Rutgers-Camden causing major concerns

The Los Angeles Times

Facing voter backlash, California Republicans recalibrate their antiabortion stance

For many with student loans, the interest hurts the most. This congressman would know

Column: How the decline of local news exposes the public to lies and corruption

The Washington Post

Editorial: A $1.6 billion donation lays bare a broken campaign finance system

Naming of special master could complicate Mar-a-Lago documents case

Man died after Salt Lake City police pinned him in struggle, video shows

The Chicago Sun-Times

‘It’s just wild:’ Street takeovers continue throughout weekend, leading to clashes with cops but only a few arrests

R. Kelly trial enters its 3rd week with more alleged victims still to be called

Harold Lucas, Bronzeville organizer, activist, historian, dead at 79, lauded as a champion

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Summer nights in the South are getting hotter, quicker

UPDATE: Abrams rallies Ga. Democrats at state convention: ‘Let’s get it done’

‘Fired up’ Democrats at Georgia gathering get to work ahead of election

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