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Today in Black America - July 17

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The New York Times

Trump and Allies Forge Plans to Increase Presidential Power in 2025

Democrats to Press Supreme Court Ethics Rules Over G.O.P. Opposition

Opinion: The House G.O.P. Bomb-throwers May End Up Bombing Their Majority

USA Today

When family court fails, too many children pay - with their lives

'Abhorrent': Groups call RFK Jr.'s COVID theory antisemitic, racist

Missing Alabama woman returns home unharmed after telling police she saw unattended child

The Associated Press

GOP and FBI are at odds as Republicans move to stop the agency’s new headquarters after Trump probes

DeSantis presidential campaign is cutting staff as new financial pressure emerges

Alabama rushes to adopt new congressional map amid disagreement on what district should look like

The Washington Post

Virginia underfunds K-12 education with flawed formula, report finds

Personal debts said to scuttle nomination of Biden’s acting cyber director

World adds 165 million more poor as debt consumes governments’ funds

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore-area residents encouraged to limit water usage after fire damages pumping station; Harford County removed from advisory

Vice President Kamala Harris, EPA administrator announce green tech grants at Coppin State in Baltimore

Murder trial for teen squeegee worker charged with shooting bat-wielding man in Baltimore set to begin

Gov. Murphy to tour storm damage today from weekend flooding, mudslides

Cost of renovating landmark Loew’s Jersey theater balloons to $105 million

What caused the deadly Port Newark fire? A 2020 explosion aboard a similar ship offers clues

The Los Angeles Times

Adam Schiff dominates rivals in fundraising for California’s U.S. Senate race

Smith: After 10 years, is this the beginning of the end for Black Lives Matter?

Top L.A. police union official tells cops to go ‘somewhere that understands your worth’

The Chicago Sun-Times

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. lifts up the next generation

‘Fighter for freedom’: Kamala Harris praises legacy of the Rev. Jesse Jackson at Rainbow PUSH Coalition convention

Renault Robinson, 80, dies — co-founded advocacy group for Black police officers, won lawsuit against CPD, briefly led CHA

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Black college leaders look for support to improve facilities and research

Family, friends, Atlantans bid farewell to Christine King Farris

College students struggling with hunger face potential loss of food stamp benefits

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