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Today in Black America - September 20

POSTED: September 20, 2023, 7:30 am

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The New York Times

Right-wing House Republicans derailed a Pentagon spending bill, in a setback for Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

Democrats kept control of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives after winning an open seat in a special election
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Temple University’s Acting President Dies After Becoming Ill Onstage


USA Today


Plan B: As GOP hardliners fight, moderates work to avoid shutdown

Gun law Hunter Biden is accused of violating is being challenged in court

Michigan State to fire football coach Mel Tucker amid sexual harassment investigation



The Associated Press

3 fake electors want Georgia election subversion charges against them to be moved to federal court


Speaker McCarthy faces an almost impossible task trying to unite House GOP and fund the government

Challenges to library books continue at record pace in 2023, American Library Association reports


The Washington Post

House flounders as GOP fails to appease hard-right members on funding

Biden to create new office for gun violence prevention

Pennsylvania, likely crucial state in 2024 race, debuts automatic voter registration


NJ.com


Governor, mayor break ground on bridge to unite N.J.’s largest city

Toddlers with swastikas. N.J. photo exhibit of white supremacists’ families teaches origins of hate.

School board president in N.J.’s largest district resigns



The Baltimore Sun

Poppleton residents say Baltimore should scrap its deal with La Cité: ‘We want that land back’


Next One Up mentoring nonprofit unveils new Baltimore facility, a ‘second home’ for city’s boys and men


16 states, including Maryland, underfunded historically Black land-grant universities, Biden administration says



The Los Angeles Times


Thousands of California wells are at risk of drying up despite landmark water law

Hefty cigarette taxes cut smoking big-time. But there’s a downside for children

Feds signal an end to the DWP billing probe. But questions — and anger — remain


The Chicago Sun-Times

Some downstate counties struggled as bail reform took hold this week; one didn’t even try applying the new law


Duckworth blasts ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ senator for blocking vote to confirm U.S. attorney in Chicago


CST Editorial Board: Mayor Johnson’s environmental plan is a needed and welcome step for equity


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Federal officials: Georgia HBCU owed millions after funding disparity

Gwinnett students hoping to become teachers get training in the classroom


Georgia Trump electors at the heart of alleged ‘conspiracy’






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