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Today in Black America - April 13

POSTED: April 13, 2023, 11:30 am

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USA Today

US 'getting close' to wrapping up investigation into classified documents leak, Biden says

Why it's not safe to be pregnant and Black in America

Republican lawmakers push bills to eliminate tenure at public colleges

The New York Times

Feinstein, Under Pressure to Resign, Asks to Step Down From Judiciary Panel

Landmark Trial Against Fox News Could Affect the Future of Libel Law

Trump Faces Questioning in N.Y. Attorney General’s Lawsuit

The Associated Press

Biden infrastructure focus turns to celebrating new bridges

Judge urged to reject Trump's effort to delay rape trial

EPA awards $177 million to environmental justice groups

The Baltimore Sun

600 new jobs, academic interventions planned in Baltimore City schools budget for next year

A red brick ‘spite wall’ was built along Morgan State’s campus in 1942. This week it came down.

Group violence strategy offers ‘second chance’ in Baltimore. ‘I’m just grateful,’ participant says.

N.J. town approves legal weed business represented by state Democratic chair’s lobbying firm

Rutgers strike puts pro-union Murphy in a ‘high-risk, high-reward’ position

Man assaulted student for hours in N.J. university dorm room, officials say

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. promised mental health crisis response without cops. Why isn’t it happening?

Opinion: How Spanish-language climate misinformation spreads like wildfire in the U.S.

LAUSD pitched students an expensive experiment to get higher grades. Most turned it down

The Washington Post

Unpacking the flawed science cited in the Texas abortion pill ruling

Trump returns to New York for second deposition in AG’s fraud lawsuit

Va. General Assembly takes light approach to actions proposed by Youngkin

The Chicago Sun-Times

Concession in 5th Ward means City Council won’t break record for women members — but only tie it

2024 Democratic Convention pitched as economic boon for ‘all of our communities, not just a select few’

5 of Chicago Mayor-elect Brandon Johnson’s public safety promises — and obstacles

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fulton DA Willis calls Trump’s insults ‘ridiculous’

HAPPENING TODAY: Ex-Atlanta councilman to be sentenced for fraud

Georgia Senate blocks payments to men who wrongly spent decades in prison

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