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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 27

POSTED: April 27, 2023, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

Guardsman spoke of ‘murder,’ may still possess secrets: US

Harris faces new test of political skills in 2024 campaign

Fugees rapper Pras found guilty of political conspiracy

The New York Times

Airman Accused of Leak Has History of Racist and Violent Remarks, Filing Says

Efforts to Restrict Transgender Health Care Face Pushback in 3 States

Trump Can’t Stop Pence From Testifying to Jan. 6 Jury, Court Rules

USA Today

31 people facing prison time after new gun laws begin to be charged

Daily Briefing: Why the GOP debt limit plan is 'dead on arrival' to the Senate

'I'm here because Donald Trump raped me': E. Jean Carroll testifies; Trump attacks

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore residents call for renter assistance, action on campaign promises during annual Taxpayers’ Night

Baltimore Peninsula begins transformation from construction site to community

Annapolis City Council amends ordinance to end moratorium on major new construction projects

N.J. doc admits role in $1.3M health care fraud scheme targeting Amtrak, feds say

Want to encourage centrists? Tell the party bosses to back off | Editorial

Mom who lost 3 sons to guns helps Newark unveil new plan to curb violence

The Washington Post

Norris: From poverty to fame, Harry Belafonte never lost his moral compass

Irvo Otieno’s handcuffs and leg irons were cleaned and stowed before investigators arrived, prosecutor says

D.C. police chief Robert Contee is retiring, will take job with FBI

The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: California shouldn’t let power companies get their way on our electric bills

A Santa Monica police employee molested more than 200 kids. Warnings of abuse were ignored

Granderson: Disney’s suit will show what DeSantis’ war on LGBTQ+ allies is really about

The Chicago Sun-Times

Black-owned cafe opening West Side locations: ‘An investment in peace’

Judge slams city’s handling of Chicago police abuse lawsuit, orders deposition of former top cop

Search firm hired to find Chicago’s permanent police superintendent

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Harry Belafonte’s ties to King family were deep, complicated

16-year-old gets life in prison after marijuana deal turns deadly in Gwinnett

Georgia lieutenant governor goes after college spending on diversity programs

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