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Today in Black America - October 2

POSTED: October 02, 2023, 7:00 am

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The Associated Press

California governor names Laphonza Butler, former Kamala Harris adviser, to Feinstein Senate seat

Rep. Matt Gaetz is threatening to oust Speaker Kevin McCarthy. It won’t be easy

The Supreme Court’s new term starts Monday. Here’s what you need to know


USA Today

Florida officers under investigation after viral traffic stop video showed bloodied Black man

Massive emergency alert test scheduled to hit your phone this week

Banned Books Week: A visual dive into an alarming increase in attempts to restrict books


The New York Times

Trump’s Civil Trial Starts Monday. It Will Spotlight What He’s Really Worth.

Supreme Court to Hear Challenges to State Laws on Social Media

Inside McCarthy’s Shutdown Turnabout That Left His Speakership at Risk


The Washington Post


For Supreme Court, ethics have become the elephant in the courtroom

Nine younger voters tell The Post what 2024 candidates should focus on

After lawsuit, a town elects first Black leaders in its 200-year history



The Baltimore Sun

Harborplace pavilions in Baltimore will come down as part of redevelopment, firm says


‘One day at a time’: Three months after Brooklyn shooting, residents plant flowers, trees in memory of victims

Anne Arundel school redistricting for north county clusters reaches public comment phase


NJ.com


2 killed, 1 injured in pair of shootings 6 hours apart in N.J. city, investigators say

Woman trapped in N.J. library bathroom stall broke bones escaping, lawsuit says


N.J.’s largest healthcare network reinstates mask policy amid rising COVID numbers


The Los Angeles Times

Newsom taps Laphonza Butler for Feinstein’s Senate seat


Who is Laphonza Butler? What to know about Newsom’s pick for Feinstein’s Senate seat

A retired judge takes a stroll through Skid Row to prepare for his new assignment


The Chicago Sun-Times


75 years covering race in Chicago: A newspaper for a diverse city

CST Editorial Board: Americans can’t tire of Biden’s warnings: Democracy is under siege

West Chicago in a ‘culture war’ over trash site, garbage hauler’s lawyer says


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Groups warn attacks on prospective jurors in Trump trial could escalate

Fulton tops state list of schools excelling in literacy performance

Metro Atlanta shootings kill 2 teenagers within 3 hours, police say


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