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July 18, 2023

Bishop Stephen G. Spottswood of the African American Episcopal Zion Church, a fierce civil rights advocate, was born in 1897 in Boston.

Today in Black America - April 7

POSTED: April 07, 2023, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

Tennessee’s House expels 2 of 3 Democrats over guns protest

Biden vetoes bill that sought to toss EPA water protections

Most oppose Social Security, Medicare cuts: AP-NORC poll

USA Today

Tennessee Republicans expel two of 'Tennessee Three' House Democrats

Proposed Texas laws would deploy vigilantes to the US-Mexico border

First a water crisis, now a trash crisis. Here's what's happening in Jackson, Mississippi.

The New York Times

Here’s what to know about the ouster of Democratic lawmakers in Tennessee.

Dilemma for Judge in Trump Case: Whether to Muzzle the Former President

South Carolina Democrats, Stung by String of Losses, Clash Over Next Leader

The Baltimore Sun

Retired Baltimore County Police colonel would be county’s first Black police chief

Harford County Public Schools’ academic performance review shows decline in proficient and advanced Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program scores

Proposed Baltimore budget includes hike in education spending required by Blueprint: ‘It was a gut punch’

The Washington Post

Tennessee House expels two Democrats in historic act of partisan retaliation

Probe widens into federal watchdog over missing Jan. 6 Secret Service texts

Tenn. law could hold back third graders in bid to boost performance

The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Tennessee Republicans’ appalling assault on speech and freedom

The Times reported about Justice Thomas’ gifts 20 years ago. After that he stopped disclosing them

Newsom wanted California to cut ties with Walgreens. Then federal law got in the way

Want a free tree? N.J. electric company is giving out 800 for Arbor Day.

N.J. teacher suspended after holding 4-year-old with autism upside down by his ankles, family says

Summer bummer: Jersey City now charging $300 for camp sessions, to the dismay of parents

The Chicago Sun-Times

Meeting of the mayors: Johnson feels ‘historic moment’ discussing transition with Lightfoot — ‘We are uniting this city today’

Natalie Y. Moore: After tight race for mayor, Black political establishment may face a ‘reckoning’

Lawmaker pushes to scrutinize state program for children in mental health crisis

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sonny Perdue’s next test: Supporting Georgia’s public colleges

Fulton DA Willis calls Trump’s insults ‘ridiculous’

Opinion: It’s one thing to talk, it’s another to govern

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