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Carl Stokes, the first Black mayor of Cleveland, Ohio was born in 1927.

Today in Black America - August 23

POSTED: August 23, 2023, 6:30 am

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USA Today

Mark Meadows asks federal court to block his Georgia arrest on charges with Trump

Los Angeles mayor calls Texas governor 'evil' for busing migrants during Tropical Storm Hilary

Indianapolis police release video of officer fatally shooting Black man after traffic stop

The New York Times

In a Hot U.S. Job Market, the Minimum Wage Becomes an Afterthought

9 Things That Will Shape Wednesday’s G.O.P. Debate

Betty Tyson, Who Was Wrongfully Imprisoned for Murder, Dies at 75

The Associated Press

Trump won’t be at the GOP’s first presidential debate. But his presence will be felt

Prosecutors say witness in Trump’s classified documents case retracted false testimony

How Ron DeSantis used Florida schools to become a culture warrior

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland students see gains in English; math scores remain low, especially in Baltimore, per new testing

Baltimore housing advocates call for a land bank to address vacancy crisis

Baltimore City historical commission acts before city and state to disapprove external regulators

The Washington Post

Trump employees lied to D.C. grand jury on classified documents, filing alleges

Newcomer Vivek Ramaswamy is taking flak ahead of GOP debate

Supreme Court asked to hear Thomas Jefferson High School admissions case

The Los Angeles Times

Final moments before Pride flag killing emerge, along with disturbing portrait of gunman

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

In the face of sea level rise, can we reimagine California’s vanishing coastline?

N.J. hospital is first in nation to earn equity certification

N.J. school closed indefinitely due to asbestos, partial ceiling collapse

Notify parents when students seek gender ID changes, N.J. residents say in poll

The Chicago Sun-Times

Highland Park High parents say students are evading weapons detection systems, call for enhanced security measures

Johnson plan to help the homeless would lower, raise and really raise tax on different home sales

Biden taps Rahm’s former City Hall corporation counsel to be top White House lawyer

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

LIVE UPDATES: Latham, Shafer surrender to authorities at Fulton Jail

First mug shots in Trump Georgia election case released

Throwback Atlanta: Metro landmarks with staying power

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