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Today in Black America - April 17

POSTED: April 17, 2023, 6:30 pm

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USA Today

Kansas City homeowner shot Black teen who went to wrong house: Lawyers

No criminal charges for eight Ohio officers who shot Jayland Walker

GOP holds hearing on NYC crime. Democrats say it's to do the bidding for Donald Trump.

The New York Times

Judge Refuses to Grant Trump Delay in Trial of Suit Accusing Him of Rape

Gay: A Man Whom Trump Reviled Is Running for Office in Harlem. ‘Karma,’ He Says.

Black Teenager Is Shot After Going to Wrong House to Pick Up Brothers

The Associated Press

Alabama town mourns after 4 killed at teen birthday party

Progressives focus on local-level wins to counter setbacks

GOP leader McConnell returns to Senate after head injury

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County Public Schools finds itself one board member short again with superintendent search underway

Maryland lawmakers set tone, agenda under new power dynamics in Annapolis

Gov. Wes Moore on ABC show touts legislative gains, abortion pill stockpile, plans to ‘aggressively’ focus on crime

4 police officers settle suit they filed after cop with alleged political ties was promoted to chief

Ex-Cardinal McCarrick charged with sexually abusing teenager in Wisconsin

13-year-old Bronx boy charged with making bomb threats to Kearny High School

The Washington Post

Fiscal crisis nears as McCarthy takes debt ceiling plan to Wall Street

Opinion: 3 reasons why settling the Dominion lawsuit is imperative for Fox News

He was freed after 32 years in prison. Florida is about to send him back.

The Los Angeles Times

Bass wants to rebuild LAPD, adding hundreds of officers

Torrance police officers face manslaughter charges in killing of Christopher Deandre Mitchell

Analysis: FDA case may reveal if Supreme Court conservative justices are abortion foes above all else

The Chicago Sun-Times

Dozens of Cook County employees resign or are fired in clerk of court, county inspector general’s PPP fraud probe

In Englewood, Powell’s Barbershop marks new chapter years after fatal shooting struck business

CST Editorial Board: To protect our health and environment, limit use of toxic ‘forever chemical’ PFAS

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Deadly Alabama shooting underscores grim link between guns, youths in America

5 arrested after abused Georgia teen left at Glynn County hospital

The Jolt: Herschel Walker’s defunct campaign spent $1 million this year

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