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Today in Black America - March 9

POSTED: March 09, 2023, 8:00 am

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The Associated Press

Court records show political pressure behind Fox programming

Jaded with education, more Americans are skipping college

Thousands of pro-Trump bots are attacking DeSantis, Haley

USA Today

Tucker Carlson and Jan. 6 tapes divide McConnell and McCarthy on Trump

Texas Tech coach steps down following suspension for 'unacceptable' comment

Consumers hurt by illegal junk fees for bank accounts, loans and mortgages, CFPB report finds

The New York Times

Why Poverty Persists in America

Records Show Fox and G.O.P.’s Shared Quandary: Trump

Newly Empowered Michigan Democrats Move on Labor, Gay Rights and Guns

The Baltimore Sun

A new fight over local control is brewing: How much control should Baltimore have over its police force?

Spike in sleep-related infant deaths alarms Baltimore city and county officials

Aberdeen Police charge mother with assaulting student at Aberdeen Middle School; Harford County Public Schools says there were no reports of bullying

N.J. school board member curses at mayor in front of students at school event

They got a whopping $6.6K water and sewer bill. It could happen to you, too.

These are the bird flu symptoms in humans to look out for

The Los Angeles Times

12 have died in California mountain towns since snowstorms, official says

‘Power, privilege and lies’: Ridley-Thomas trial examines alleged corruption at USC, county

Is anyone investigating Trump allies’ effort to access state election systems?

The Washington Post

Opinion: 5 big takeaways from the Dominion-Fox News document dump

California suspends $54M Walgreens contract over abortion pills policy

Florida parents express fear, fury as the state’s new laws affect several aspects of family life

The Chicago Sun-Times

Runoff face-off: Johnson casts Vallas as ally of ‘right-wing extremists’ — but Vallas dubs attacks ‘nonsense, again’

Bid to block Illinois’ new assault weapons ban now before federal appeals court

Tasha Squires: School libraries are still essential, even in this digital age

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Why Atlanta’s push to host the DNC may be better than when Democrats controlled the state

Xernona Clayton statue unveiled in downtown Atlanta plaza

Proposed home visit program to boost health of moms, babies stirs hope

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