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Today in Black America - January 6

POSTED: January 06, 2023, 8:00 am

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USA Today

More than 950 people have been charged in Jan. 6 Capitol riot, but investigation 'far from over'

Two years after Jan. 6, what became of Proud Boys, Oath Keepers, QAnon?

McCarthy can't appease rebels, members can't aid constituents: takeaways

The Baltimore Sun

After a federal judge found Maryland’s court ‘broadcast ban’ unconstitutional, the state judiciary proposes rule to curtail access to court audio

Baltimore Councilman Zeke Cohen explores bid for City Council president

Family of slain teen calls for justice, prayers after shooting at Baltimore’s Edmondson Village Shopping Center

The New York Times

U.S. Jobs Report Expected to Show Only Slight Slowdown in Hiring

Analysis: Speaker Quest Reveals McCarthy’s Tenuous Grip on an Unruly Majority

Kevin McCarthy is still reaching for a deal with right-wing holdouts as the speaker fight enters a fourth day.

The Associated Press

McCarthy offers deal to end standoff in House speaker fight

2 years after Jan. 6, speaker scrap paralyzes Congress again

Ex-convict quits job at top court after criticism by judge

The Washington Post

Supporters raise millions to rebrand Jan. 6 rioters as ‘patriots’

Signs of a possible deal emerge in speaker fight

Biden to award Presidential Citizens Medal to 12 people for their actions on Jan. 6

Citing numerous concerns, West Side neighborhood leaders call for pause on 3-tower project

Youth pastor faces 27-year sentence for blackmailing boys into performing sex acts online

GOP fight over McCarthy puzzles America’s longest-serving House member, angers other N.J. Republicans

The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: The ‘Varsity Blues’ college admissions case wraps up. But has the playing field been leveled?

‘Madness.’ ‘Chaos.’ ‘Stupid.’ How the McCarthy stalemate is playing on Fox News

Analysis: Two years on, only a minority in the GOP sees Jan. 6 as a sad day, poll finds

The Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois House approves assault weapons ban

Teachers union says Lightfoot pulls offer of 12 weeks of parental leave for CPS employees

Civil rights organization blasts Chicago mayor, top cop for not firing officer for his links to the far-right Proud Boys

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

OPINION: House Speaker Jan Jones takes her place in Georgia history

Advocates file civil rights complaint against Georgia EPD

How 2024 politics will shape Georgia’s 2023 legislative session

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