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Today in Black America - September 6

POSTED: September 06, 2023, 7:00 am

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The Associated Press

Complaints over campaign comments by Wisconsin Supreme Court justice are dismissed

Schools are cutting advisers and tutors as COVID aid money dries up. Students are still struggling

Children hit hardest by the pandemic are now the big kids at school. Many still need reading help


The New York Times

Ex-Leader of Proud Boys Sentenced to 22 Years in Jan. 6 Sedition Case

New York’s $432 Million Migrant Services Contract Is Rejected

America Is Growing Old. We Look Into Its Future
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The Washington Post

Ex-Proud Boys leader Tarrio receives 22 years, the longest Jan. 6 sentence yet

New York attorney general again seeks sanctions for Trump in civil case

Alabama congressional map struck down again for diluting Black voting power


USA Today

Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio gets 22 years, harshest penalty yet for Jan. 6

Court rejects Alabama districts in showdown over Black voting power

Feds: Former LA deputy who arrested man for no reason will plead guilty to civil rights charges


NJ.com

Lawsuit accuses N.J. mayor of helping cannabis retailer win approval in his own town

Water shutoffs for delinquent property owners in N.J. city spark opposition

2 men drown in Jersey Shore rip currents during dangerous weekend


The Baltimore Sun


Archbishop concedes the Baltimore archdiocese is considering bankruptcy; survivors say they’d oppose the move

Baltimore Police violating child interrogation law as prosecutors seek to repeal protections


Public Service Commission rules in favor of homeowners in gas regulator controversy


The Los Angeles Times


Clarence Avant’s political power: The ‘Black Godfather’ had the ear of three presidents

Trump on track to sweep California’s delegates in GOP presidential race, poll shows


U.S. steps toward forcing recall of 52 million air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel


The Chicago Sun Times


Chicago’s interim top cop shakes up command staff on way out the door

New details emerge from young victims of weekend gun violence

Essence Jefferson: Unnecessary traffic stops by Chicago police impact daily lives of Black and Brown drivers


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Georgia redistricting trial begins with focus on Black representation

More than 60 Atlanta training center activists named in RICO Indictment

The AP Interview: Harris says Trump can't be spared accountability for Jan. 6




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