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Today in Black America - January 17

POSTED: January 17, 2023, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

On King’s holiday, daughter calls for bold action over words

Police: 8 people shot, 1 critical at Florida MLK Day event

A side-by-side look at the Trump, Biden classified documents

The New York Times

Global Push to Treat H.I.V. Leaves Children Behind

A Florida School Received a Threat. Did a Red Flag Law Prevent a Shooting?

If Affirmative Action Ends, College Admissions May Be Changed Forever

USA Today

Biden's most vocal GOP antagonists emerge from sidelines – with subpoena power

Biden criticizes Republicans as 'fiscally demented' in MLK Day remarks

Former candidate arrested in drive-by shooting case that targeted Democrats' homes in New Mexico

The Washington Post

What the Jan. 6 probe found out about social media but didn’t report

New details link George Santos to cousin of sanctioned Russian oligarch

A church that once enslaved people sees the light in a chapel cemetery

The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Reckoning with UCSF’s dark history of unethical medical experiments on inmates

Anxiety over ‘tripledemic’ has these LAUSD parents pleading for mask mandate

On a poverty tour of California, an advisor to the governor chronicles agony, anger and hope

The Baltimore Sun

Gov.-elect Wes Moore embraces Maryland’s Black history as he readies for historic oath of office

Blueprint for Maryland’s Future: Inside the state’s massive plan to reform public education

How Baltimore tutors fought to keep an AARP tutoring program in the city

Big cannabis industry networking event Jan. 18 to feature Jersey City councilman, state business agency, power players to kick off new year

Ex-worker sues N.J. cannabis operator for racial discrimination

Bayonne appears ready to restart PILOT program, but with plenty of scrutiny

The Chicago Sun-Times

High-minded high finance: City sells bonds to the masses

Chicago’s biggest police union is spending money to win power on new oversight councils

Why Illinois’ new assault weapons ban might not hold up in court

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

King’s legacy depends on being a part of change, leaders say

The Jolt: Loeffler report says ground game, voting law key to GOP wins

Georgia lawmakers begin work on Kemp’s $32.5B budget this week

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