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Today in Black America - August 15

POSTED: August 15, 2023, 9:00 am

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The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Trump, 18 others indicted for trying to overthrow 2020 Georgia election

READ: Full Fulton grand jury indictment of Donald Trump

Fulton County charges are a new test of Trump’s limits in Georgia



The New York Times

Trump Indicted in Georgia: Ex-President Accused of Leading Push to Overturn 2020 Vote

These are the people who have been charged in the election inquiry in Georgia.

The prosecutor in the Georgia case, Fani Willis, is using racketeering laws to target high-level decision makers.


The Washington Post


Read the full text of the Georgia indictment

Analysis: 4 things revealed by Trump’s latest indictment

What the Georgia indictment means, what happens next



USA Today


Why a Georgia prosecutor charged Trump under law meant for Mafia bosses

Read the full indictment on Donald Trump's alleged election fraud


Student loan borrowers poised for forgiveness get legal reprieve


The Associated Press


Trump and 18 allies charged in Georgia election meddling as former president faces 4th criminal case

How the Georgia indictment against Donald Trump may be the biggest yet and other case takeaways

Family questions fatal police shooting of man after chase in Connecticut


The Los Angeles Times

Trump, Giuliani, 17 others indicted in Georgia in 2020 election investigation

How a law associated with mobsters is central to the charges against Trump

Inside the MAGA world scramble to produce findings suggesting the 2020 election was stolen


The Baltimore Sun

Amtrak wants to use eminent domain to acquire four rowhouses in West Baltimore

With help of a new state tax credit, ‘The Wiz’ could put Baltimore on the map again as a Broadway tryout town


Judge dismisses lawsuit Erie Insurance filed against Maryland regulators over findings of discrimination



NJ.com


Cops search for woman who allegedly hit child with skee ball at Jersey Shore arcade

27-year-old man killed in weekend shooting in N.J., investigators say


Man who convinced child to send him explicit photos sentenced to 15 years



The Chicago Sun-Times

‘I do not think we should talk in person or on the phone,’ ex-top aide to Madigan was warned after asking about federal probe

New top cop in waiting vows to have officers’ backs


Clarence Avant, ‘Godfather of Black Music,’ dies at 92






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