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Today in Black America - August 29

POSTED: August 29, 2023, 8:30 am

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USA Today

GOP silence 'Tennessee Three' Democrat on House floor for day on 'out of order' rule


Shooting in Florida heightens fear among some Black Americans

Faculty member shot and killed in a campus building at UNC Chapel Hill


The New York Times

How Trump’s Election Lies Left the Michigan G.O.P. Broken and Battered

Biden Looks for New Ways to Energize Black Voters

3 Hosts of an Eric Adams Fund-Raiser Are Said to Face Indictment


The Associated Press

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis faces Black leaders’ anger after racist killings in Jacksonville

Recruiting is underway for Trump-like ‘wrecking ball’ to shrink government and fire federal workers

Native nations on front lines of climate change share knowledge and find support at intensive camps


The Washington Post

Along Trump’s journey to jail, Black Atlanta residents mix outrage with pride

The Christian home-schooler who made ‘parental rights’ a GOP rallying cry

Opinion: Jim Jordan’s latest antics won’t save Trump from a jury’s judgment



The Baltimore Sun


Even as COVID hospitalizations jump in Maryland, doctors expect to avoid a ‘tripledemic’ this fall

Adnan Syed case: Hae Min Lee’s brother and state attorney general ask Maryland Supreme Court for victim rights

School year gets underway in Baltimore City as mayor launches new attendance initiative


NJ.com

A predator coached at 8 N.J. schools after being fired for sexual misconduct. Why wasn’t he stopped?

Man accused of killing Sayreville councilwoman had falling-out with her church

Fire damages N.J. elementary school a week before start of classes



The Los Angeles Times

Can public schools legally ‘out’ trans students to their parents? Experts weigh in

Litman: Why Trump’s outlandish legal maneuvers are backfiring with the federal judge in the Jan. 6 case


California could make it easier to scrub your personal data from the web. Businesses are pushing back


The Chicago Sun-Times


President of Chicago-based National Association of Realtors quits after reports of sexual harassment

After man’s heroic effort to reverse overdose, Cook County Sheriff receives 2,000 naloxone devices


CST Editorial Board: Americans should shout out opposition to needless gun deaths


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


AJC poll: Georgia Republicans say politics behind Fulton charges


Trump loyalists mount ‘defund’ movement targeting Fulton DA


HBCU students alerted campus security officer before Jacksonville rampage





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