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Today in Black America - August 3

POSTED: August 03, 2023, 9:00 am

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The Washington Post

Heart of the Jan. 6 indictment: What’s in Trump’s head

Obama warns of Trump’s political strengths in private talk with Biden

‘The Justins’ seem like Civil Rights-era throwbacks. But 2023 isn’t 1968

The New York Times

Opinion: What Makes Jack Smith’s New Trump Indictment So Smart

Former Vice President Mike Pence has an extraordinary role in a criminal case against his onetime boss and current rival.

Who is Tanya Chutkan, the judge assigned to Donald Trump’s Jan. 6 trial?

USA Today

Plagued by teacher shortages, some states turn to fast-track credentialing

DeSantis-controlled Disney World oversight district slashes diversity, equity initiatives

NYC calls on feds for aid amid migrant crisis

The Baltimore Sun

Coppin State, Juan Dixon dismissed from lawsuit alleging sexual assault and blackmail by another former coach

Here’s how Martin O’Malley talked about Social Security before President Biden tapped him to lead it

Adnan Syed urges Maryland Supreme Court to undo appellate judges’ ruling reinstating convictions

N.J. flags to fly at half-staff to honor the life of Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver

4 charged with shoplifting $5K in goods from 8 stores in N.J. mall

New trials for 2 men after N.J.’s top court changes evidence rules

The Los Angeles Times

Valley fever could hit California hard. The drought-to-downpour cycle is to blame

Commentary: The way TV news covers Trump’s legal problems could make or break democracy

Calmes: Trump’s election lies got him indicted, but they’ve worked all too well

The Associated Press

Trump supporters view the latest indictment as evidence of a crime — against Trump

Republicans don’t dare criticize Trump over Jan. 6. Their silence fuels his bid for the White House

Federal jury acquits Louisiana trooper caught on camera pummeling Black motorist

The Chicago Sun-Times

Mother killed, 3 others wounded in Auburn Gresham shooting

Racist Northwestern hazing included shaving words ‘Cinco de Mayo’ on head, former football player says

Slow down, Chicago Bears? Johnson won’t be rushed into deal to keep team in the city: ‘We’ll get there’

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Jolt: Former Trump Cabinet members voice misgivings about his candidacy

AI complicates MLK heirs' image protection efforts

Henry Schools move to bridge pay, equity to attract substitute teachers

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