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Today in Black America - October 31

POSTED: October 31, 2022, 9:30 am

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The Associated Press

Supreme Court takes up race-conscious college admissions

Trump Organization faces criminal tax fraud trial over perks

Black church tradition survives Georgia's voting changes

The New York Times

Senate Control Hinges on Neck-and-Neck Races, Times/Siena Poll Finds

Pelosi, Vilified by Republicans for Years, Is a Top Target of Threats

A QAnon Democrat? Fierce 2022 Warfare Erupts in Deep-Blue California

USA Today

Georgia debate takeaways: Kemp, Abrams cover new ground

Supreme Court hears arguments over race-conscious college admissions

Trump companies on trial: Jury of four women, eight men selected ahead of opening statements Monday

Rutgers U. investigating 2 sexual assaults at same home on consecutive days

More trucks, Bayonne development and aging bridges necessitate $4.7B Turnpike Extension widening project, engineers told NJTA

‘The Hug’ changed American politics. How a Christie-Obama greeting signaled the death of civility.

The Baltimore Sun

State of Maryland OKs scaled-back version of controversial wastewater treatment system for small Talbot County town

Outside investors are buying up homes in Baltimore’s low-income and Black neighborhoods

They formed the first Apple store union in the country. Now, employees say they’re barred from some benefits

The Los Angeles Times

California banned affirmative action in 1996. Inside the UC struggle for diversity

Accused Pelosi attacker David DePape spread QAnon, other far-right, bigoted conspiracies

Ripples for years to come: What the Jan. 6 cases mean for the judicial system

The Washington Post

Supreme Court to hear arguments in Harvard, UNC affirmative action cases

Election denier Mark Finchem’s sleeper campaign closes in on MAGA prize

For Gen Z voters, combating climate change is top of mind

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago police supervisor quits amid probe into racist, incendiary social media posts

Six candidates from three parties fighting for two offices voters know little about — but probably should

CST Editorial Board: High-capacity magazines for guns can quickly spread death and terror. Ban them.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

In final debate, Kemp won’t say whether he’d sign new abortion limits

Inside City Hall: Atlanta shovels deep into affordable housing agenda

Why Georgia’s midterm could set the stakes for 2024

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