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Today in Black America - January 12

POSTED: January 12, 2023, 9:00 am

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USA Today

Questions remain about Biden classified docs as DOJ review nears end

The Supreme Court is more diverse than ever. But the lawyers who argue before it? Mostly white men

Is the push for career education in schools prioritizing business over students?

The New York Times

Selling Houses While Black

George Santos’s Secret Résumé: A Wall Street Star With a 3.9 G.P.A.

She Made History as a Black Basketball Star. Why Won’t Her College Name Its Arena for Her?

The Associated Press

Shooting fallout: Metal detectors in elementary schools?

Capitol riot trial starts for man with feet on Pelosi desk

George Santos refuses to resign despite political pressure

The Washington Post

The ‘first first responder’: Mental health clinicians are now taking some of Baltimore County’s 911 calls

As Maryland lawmakers start 2023 legislative session in Annapolis, Wes Moore pledges filling vacant state positions

‘It’s not a day off, it’s a day on’: Howard County’s MLK Holiday Commission organizes pop-up food pantry

Newark airport’s new, and very Jersey, Terminal A opens today. Everything you need to know.

Professors brace for job losses as N.J. college prepares to merge with Montclair State

N.J. School Board learns of test results, mental health aid, and volunteer shortage

The Los Angeles Times

Death toll rises to 19 in California as new storms hit battered communities

Amid concerns over police shootings, LAPD releases ‘deeply disturbing’ videos

Councilmember Kevin de León says censure penalties would hurt his constituents

The Chicago Sun-Times

Lightfoot campaign promises to stop soliciting CPS student volunteers after criticism

Gun sellers, after sales spike ahead of state assault weapons ban, say law won’t survive

People with sex and gun convictions are required to register with police. CPD can’t keep up.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Jolt: Clyde wins big appointment after bucking McCarthy

State investigates potential fraud involving Kemp’s $350 relief payments

Bye bye CNN Center: CNN employees moving to Midtown campus

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