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Today in Black America - August 22

POSTED: August 22, 2023, 8:30 am

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The New York Times

Opinion: In Alabama, White Tide Rushes On

At Texas Border, Some Support for Abbott’s Crackdown Is Waning

New Evidence Raises Questions in Mississippi Police Killing



USA Today

Trump to turn himself in over Georgia indictment on Thursday in election case

Iowa Poll: Most likely GOP caucusgoers believe Trump won in 2020

Americans want more: Desired salary for new jobs now nearly $79,000


The Associated Press

How Trump’s attacks on prosecutors build on history of using racist language and stereotypes

Mass shootings spur divergent laws as states split between gun rights and control


From MLK to today, the March on Washington highlights the evolution of activism by Black churches


The Baltimore Sun


Baltimore City Council introduces bill requiring property owners’ permission to install outdoor gas regulators

Baltimore County schools use virtual learning as punishment. Experts say that hurts students.

Teen shot by off-duty Baltimore Police officer and arrested in connection with attempted carjacking, police say


NJ.com


South Jersey land once inhabited by tribe is returned to Native American group


Driver gave N.J. cop the finger and got a ticket. Now it’s under investigation.

Residents petition for board member’s removal after jokes about calling ICE on protestors


The Washington Post


In Trump cases, experts say defendant’s rhetoric will be hard to police

Judge approves $200,000 bond for Trump in Georgia election case


Former Democratic congresswoman to challenge Rick Scott for Florida Senate seat



The Los Angeles Times

John Eastman’s bar trial resumes, with a federal indictment now hanging over him

Hilary was full of surprises, battering some SoCal areas but sparing others

A pride flag, an argument and gunfire: The senseless killing of Laura Ann Carleton



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


State senator eyes new panel as way to punish Fani Willis

Who are the 30 unindicted co-conspirators in Trump Fulton County case?

Former Georgia sheriff pleads guilty to sexual battery against TV judge


The Chicago Sun-Times


On CPS’ first day of school, ‘There’s excitement and hope,’ mayor says

CPS disputes claim that migrant children from police station were turned away at school

Expect Chicago’s migrant crisis to intensify as Democratic National Convention draws near, top mayoral aide says




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