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Today in Black America - October 4

POSTED: October 04, 2023, 11:00 am

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USA Today

Liberty University dissuaded students from reporting sexual violence

The 'American Dream' has always been elusive. Is it still worth fighting for?

Suspect at large after shooting at Morgan State University in Baltimore



The Baltimore Sun


Morgan State shooting: Five people, ages 18-22, wounded, none critically; no suspect in custody; classes canceled

Contracts for Baltimore Police Commissioner Richard Worley, Fire Chief James Wallace approved by city spending board


New park benches promote suicide prevention, mental health awareness in Woodbine and Hampstead


The New York Times

House Is Paralyzed, With No Speaker After McCarthy’s Historic Removal

McCarthy’s Extraordinary Downfall Reflects an Ungovernable G.O.P.


Giuliani’s Drinking, Long a Fraught Subject, Has Trump Prosecutors’ Attention


The Associated Press


Thousands of US health care workers go on strike in multiple states over wages and staff shortages

5 people were wounded in a shooting after a homecoming event at Morgan State University in Baltimore

Which students get into advanced math? Texas is using test scores to limit bias


The Washington Post

With McCarthy’s ouster, GOP reveals the dangers of governing by chaos

Who voted McCarthy out? These 8 Republicans.

Kaiser Permanente workers begin walking off the job; 75,000 expected to strike


The Los Angeles Times

Analysis: McCarthy’s once-formidable powers of persuasion couldn’t prevent a humiliating defeat

Column: McCarthy’s fall was sudden, but a long time coming


Editorial: How the court’s bail reform plan could go wrong. How to keep it going right



NJ.com

Registered N.J. sex offender sent back to prison for distributing child porn

N.J. commute times rank among worst in U.S. and it’s only getting worse

N.J. man fatally shot woman in his home after night of partying, cops say


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Fulton prosecutors float plea deals to Trump defendants

With House speaker’s ouster, Ga. Republicans weigh what’s next

Child care programs lose thousands of federal dollars; families scramble to cope


The Chicago Sun-Times


Mayor Brandon Johnson establishes city’s first chief homelessness officer role

Former Cook County employee admits helping businesses cheat on taxes for free golf

Ayesha Qazi-Lampert and Jackson Potter: Chicago’s public schools need a ‘Green New Deal’ to modernize aging buildings






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