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Today in Black America - August 30

POSTED: August 30, 2023, 7:00 am

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The Associated Press

As Trump and Republicans target Georgia’s Fani Willis for retribution, the state’s governor opts out

Ex-Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio will be sentenced for seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6 attack

Lawyers indicted with Trump say they were doing their jobs. But that may be a tough argument to make


The New York Times

War Against Children

Court Skirmishes Show Divergent Strategies by Prosecutors in Trump Cases

After Jacksonville, Tensions Flare Between DeSantis and Black Floridians


The Washington Post

More schools that forced American Indian children to assimilate revealed

Trump co-defendant reaches bond agreement after weekend in jail

Mark Meadows struggles to distance himself from Trump’s plot


USA Today


Pregnant woman suspected of shoplifting alcohol shot dead by police in Ohio

Hurricane Idalia's storm surge risk threatens Florida


Tennessee lawmakers adjourn tumultuous session with accusations of shoving



The Baltimore Sun


Teen pleads guilty to killing his 8-year-old brother in Baltimore; gets 6 years to serve in prison

Skidmore’s uncertain future: Residents of historically Black neighborhood fear Whitehall, Bay Bridge projects endanger history

‘We’re stitching whole countries together’: Annapolis youth preparing quilt for new school in Kenya


NJ.com

Eris COVID subvariant: What to know about the latest strain spreading across the U.S.

Flight crews appeal to travelers at Newark Airport for sanity in the skies

First 2023-24 winter forecasts are out: Snow or no? Here’s what the almanacs say.


The Los Angeles Times


Erika Girardi, Secret Service and American Express engaged in corrupt conspiracy, lawsuit claims

Farmers Insurance lays off 2,400 workers as insurers pull back from California

Mark Ridley-Thomas sentenced to 42 months in prison


The Chicago Sun-Times


Despite barriers to Black women breastfeeding, supporters extol benefits: ‘It’s a superpower, basically’

Ben Jealous: Some leaders refuse to ‘measure what matters’ when it comes to climate crisis

Malcolm X College’s Far West Side satellite campus to get $9.5 million expansion


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

AJC poll: Republican voters believe Georgia 2020 election fraud claims

University System of Georgia bars diversity statements in hiring

RHONE: We need the public pools that segregation helped take away



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