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Today in Black America - September 8

POSTED: September 08, 2023, 7:00 am

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The Associated Press

Special grand jury report that aided Georgia probe leading to Trump’s indictment is set for release

Trump White House official Navarro convicted of contempt after defying House Jan. 6 subpoena


Trump hosts $100,000-per-person Bedminster fundraiser to help Giuliani pay legal bills


The New York Times


Explore the Top U.S. Colleges With the Greatest Economic Diversity

Peter Navarro, an adviser to Donald Trump, was convicted of contempt of Congress over his defiance of a House subpoena.

ANALYSIS: ‘Devil They Know’: McConnell’s Health Issues Worry Democrats



USA Today

Kavanaugh signals Supreme Court will take 'concrete steps' to address scandals

'Wholly improper': Georgia prosecutor blasts House inquiry into Donald Trump indictment

Black churches in Florida buck DeSantis: 'Our churches will teach our own history.'


The Baltimore Sun


‘It shouldn’t take a mass shooting’: Baltimore’s Brooklyn community thanks officials but pleads for more resources

‘No one will be more prepared’: State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess ready to try latest mass violence case in Annapolis


Baltimore or Greenbelt? Two trials or one? Motions hearing to decide key questions in Marilyn Mosby case.


The Washington Post

The Sierra Club hired its first Black leader. Turmoil over racial equity followed.

Trump escalates false attacks on Biden as some Republicans push toward impeachment

Analysis: Biden’s semi-subtle reminder of the stakes for democracy in 2024


The Los Angeles Times

Even California’s least expensive areas are becoming unaffordable — and more desirable

California should do more to respond to extreme heat waves, voters say

COVID outbreaks hit workplaces, schools across California as summer illnesses worsen


NJ.com

Election officials double-counted votes, declared wrong winner in N.J. county, AG probe finds

Despite ‘sweltering’ temps, N.J.’s largest district resists early dismissals

CDC warns of flesh-eating bacteria following 8 deaths


The Chicago Sun-Times


CTU president defends sending her son to private school, calling it a result of ‘unfair choices’ for South Side families

Mayor’s pick for top cop asks for collaboration from community at public forum: ‘We have to be partners in this’

Chicago Public Schools COO steps down amid PPP fraud finding by inspector general


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Willis blasts congressman’s ‘interference’ in Fulton Trump probe

Fulton County commissioners urge no defunding of DA Fani Willis


Survey: University System of Georgia faculty report dissatisfaction

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