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Author John Howard Griffin, who posed as a Black man for his seminal book on southern racism,"Black Like Me," was born in 1920.

Today in Black America - August 21

POSTED: August 21, 2023, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

Trump and his allies double down on election lies after indictments for trying to undo 2020 results

The fall of Rudy Giuliani: How ‘America’s mayor’ tied his fate to Donald Trump and got indicted


Houstonians worry new laws will deter voters who don’t recall the hard-won fight for voting rights



USA Today

'Terrifying' threats: Officials reveal the aftermath of the 2020 election

Aftershocks of Covenant school shooting: Gun reform push seen across Tennessee

Why more cities and states are debating rent control


The Washington Post


As Trump plans to skip first debate, his rivals plot to seize spotlight

‘I could sell golf’: How DeSantis and aides courted lobbyists for campaign cash

Five things we’re watching as kids return to school


The New York Times


Store Owner Is Fatally Shot by Man Who Confronted Her About Pride Flag

Once a Force in Harlem, the Oldest Black Church in New York Hangs On

Grieving Governor’s Moderate Gun Proposal Is Spurned by G.O.P. Allies



The Baltimore Sun

‘If you see something, don’t say something’: Morgan State researchers examine Maryland State Police culture, diversity

Baltimore teen killed ‘for nothing’ as city’s youth continue to fall victim to gun violence

Family of good Samaritan on I-395 in Baltimore says helping others was ‘in his DNA’


NJ.com

Human composting — turning dead bodies into soil — could become legal in N.J.

Philly man convicted in murder of N.J. cyclist faces life sentence

Firefighters battling growing 200-acre wildfire in N.J. state forest


The Los Angeles Times


Hilary’s jagged path: How the storm wound up over Compton and Dodger Stadium

L.A. Unified closes schools Monday to ensure campuses are safe after Hilary

Opinion: The price of being Black in a small town — La Cañada Flintridge


The Chicago Sun-Times

CPS Back To School Day 2023: Students return to class Monday

CPS kids sad about short summer but ready to be back in school


Gov. Pritzker signs bill combating food deserts across Illinois


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Kempstakes: The race for Georgia governor’s 2024 blessing is underway

Cost doubles to turn former Black school in Gwinnett into library

Part of King family history marked at Stockbridge Walmart ceremony





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