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Today in Black America - January 27

POSTED: January 27, 2023, 7:30 am

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USA Today

Strings of mass shootings: What research tells us about 'contagion'

Elaine Chao speaks out about Donald Trump's racist comments about her

A wave of anti-LGBTQ laws for schools in red states has Biden administration weighing a response

The New York Times

‘Absolutely Appalling’: Memphis Awaits Video After Police Murder Charges

On Trump’s Social Network: Ads for Miracle Cures, Scams and Fake Merchandise

As the Colorado River Shrinks, Washington Prepares to Spread the Pain

The Associated Press

Past US presidents, VPs asked to recheck for classified docs

Clerk pleads no contest in 2020 Flint-area ballot sabotage

Colorado baker loses appeal over transgender birthday cake

The Baltimore Sun

Protesters demand justice for fatal shooting of Donnell Rochester by Baltimore Police

Staffing woes could hinder Baltimore Police reform efforts under consent decree, federal judge warns

Student performance held back by poverty and violence | READER COMMENTARY

Mystery shaking, rumbling felt along Jersey Shore again. No earthquakes reported.

City settles dispute over future of Sears, Roebuck and Co. building from 1932

Grand jury declines to indict N.J. detective in fatal shooting of unarmed man

The Washington Post

5 fired Memphis officers charged with second-degree murder in beating death of Tyre Nichols

Arizona Republicans exempt lawmakers from the state’s open-records law

Calif. seeks to disbar Trump adviser John Eastman for role in subverting 2020 election

The Los Angeles Times

Half Moon Bay shooting suspect claims ‘years of bullying’ before rampage that killed 7

School librarians are being vilified as the ‘arm of Satan’ in the book-banning wars

California Rep. Adam Schiff enters marquee Senate race

The Chicago Sun-Times

CPS warned Lightfoot aide over emails seeking student volunteers before campaign defended recruitment effort

Chicago’s economy socked with one-two punch of COVID, crime: Here’s how mayoral candidates plan to keep it off the ropes

CST Editorial Board: Legal assaults on Illinois’ sensible new gun law are a travesty

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Kemp signs order to call up National Guard troops after violent unrest

New US race, ethnicity standards proposed; first since '97

13-year-old killed after leaving skating rink remembered as gentle giant at school

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