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Today in Black America - October 16

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USA Today

Authorities: Man killed 6-year-old and wounded woman in hate crime motivated by Israeli-Hamas war

Should you get a COVID booster? Here are 7 things to consider.

Healthcare workers in California minimum wage to rise to $25 per hour


The New York Times


Wall Street financiers are pressing elite universities to condemn criticism of Israel.

Judge to Consider Gag Order on Trump in Federal Election Case

Climate Advocacy Group Plans to Spend $80 Million on Ads to Aid Biden


The Associated Press

Biden and Democrats report raising $71 million-plus for his 2024 race from July through September

Few Republicans have confidence in elections. It’s a long road for one group trying to change that

After years of erasure, Black queer leaders rise to prominence in Congress and activism


The Baltimore Sun

Graduation behind bars: University of Baltimore students are first to earn degrees at Jessup Correctional Institution


A Baltimore County police sergeant beat a man in a precinct holding cell. He was reprimanded for swearing.

Downtown Baltimore’s future depends on filling in the gaps


The Washington Post

A 15-year-old known for tough questions was kicked out of a GOP event

Underground Railroad’s forgotten route: Thousands fled slavery by sea

Virginia launches first permanent fund for mass shooting victims


NJ.com


The artists behind some of N.J.’s iconic outdoor murals and the passion that pushes them


Preserving office of the ‘Black Doctor of the Pines’ will keep legacy alive, group says


Thousands of bodies pulled from the Meadowlands. Inside Snake Hill’s hidden history.


The Los Angeles Times


News Analysis: With actions on drug laws, mental health and labor, Newsom moves toward center in second term


With actions on drug laws, mental health and labor, Newsom moves toward center in second term


Skelton: Californians’ sour mood should be good news for the GOP. It’s not


The Chicago Sun-Times


Palestinian American boy stabbed to death, his mom wounded in suburban hate crime motivated by war in Israel, police say

Rummana Hussain: Palestinians are victims in Israel-Hamas war: ‘Our blood seems to be worth a lot less’

With cash bail eliminated in Illinois, Cook County Jail population shrinks



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Court ruling leaves Atlanta minority small business owners in limbo

Supreme Court dispute over IRS bill may be aimed at never-enacted tax on billionaires

Early voting begins for local races in Georgia






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