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Today in Black America - April 14

POSTED: April 14, 2023, 8:30 am

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USA Today

GOP billionaire Harlan Crow purchased property from Justice Clarence Thomas, according to new report


Indiana FedEx mass shooting victims, families file lawsuit against magazine distributor

2 Indianapolis police officers face manslaughter charges in death of Herman Whitfield III


The Associated Press

DeSantis signs Florida GOP’s 6-week abortion ban into law


Supreme Court won’t block $6B student debt relief settlement

Why Sen. Feinstein’s absence is a big problem for Democrats


The New York Times

Politics Rooted in Protest Fuels ‘the Justins’ of Tennessee

A Well of Conservative Support for Public Schools in Rural Texas

Analysis: Witnesses Help Justice Dept. Advance Trump Election Case


The Baltimore Sun

‘Record investments’: Baltimore County executive unveils $4.9 billion budget proposal

Baltimore Police ‘turning the corner’ but needs to share progress, address staffing woes, federal judge says

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott launches 90-day blitz to fill 9,000 potholes, clean 900 graffiti tags


NJ.com


On Rutgers smaller campuses, striking faculty cite ‘inequities we’re constantly battling’


Firefighters continue to battle North Jersey wildfire; road reopened overnight

College families: Don’t get confused over new tax deductions for NJBEST, tuition costs


The Washington Post


Analysis: What you reject when you assert Trump’s complete innocence

The Fix Analysis: Could Trump’s fundraising emails add to his legal trouble?


Florida set to lower death penalty threshold as bill heads to DeSantis



The Los Angeles Times


Editorial: L.A. County’s juvenile hall catastrophe is a quarter-century in the making

Feinstein’s absence puts focus on Newsom’s promise to appoint a Black woman as senator


LAPD officers shot fewer people in 2022, but the percentage that turned deadly increased



The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago’s youngest voters are ‘the future’ — so why don’t more of them vote?

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

Unnerved Northwestern University students seek answers, improvements in communication after fatal shooting near campus


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta’s first Black cops, firefighters honored decades later

Middle Georgia NAACP branches ask GBI to investigate athletic trainer for racist videos


Carolyn Long Banks was an Atlanta trailblazer





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