today in black history

June 19, 2024

Today marks the Juneteenth Freedom Day celebration in recognition of the notification of Texans in 1865 that slavery had been abolished.

Today in Black America - October 17

POSTED: October 17, 2023, 6:30 am

  • POST
    • Add to Mixx!
  • Text Size
  • PDF

Note: Some newspapers listed use a pay wall that requires a subscription before you can access the article.

USA Today

Is there a new speaker of the House yet? Republicans brace for infighting

Community mourns boy killed amidst growing fears of anti-Muslim hate

Judge in election conspiracy case sets limits on Donald Trump comments

The New York Times

Jordan Inches Closer to Speakership, but Republican Holdouts Remain

There is still no House speaker. What happens now?

Justice Barrett Calls for Supreme Court to Adopt an Ethics Code

The Washington Post

Behind closed doors, Marines struggle with a glaring diversity problem

Trump placed under limited gag order in Jan. 6 election obstruction case in D.C.

Race isn’t real, science says. Advocates want the census to reflect that.

The Associated Press

Lawyers, Trump and money: Ex-president spends millions in donor cash on attorneys as legal woes grow

Trump scheduled to be questioned in lawsuits from ex-FBI employees who sent negative texts about him

Math disabilities hold many students back. Schools often don’t screen for them

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County Council to study potential expansion after passing resolution

Baltimore County Council passes amendments to plastic bag ban two weeks before its start

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

The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: The gag order on Trump isn’t an overreach. There’s a real threat of intimidation

Opinion: Why Louise Jenkins Meriwether, the Black author and activist, should be a household name

Laphonza Butler knows how to amass quiet power. Will she win in the public arena?

N.J. 18 year old arrested in airport killing of Philadelphia police officer

N.J. tech school must teach Black hair styling to cosmetology students, AG says

‘SNL’ takes shots at Jersey, Menendez in Season 49 premiere

The Chicago Sun-Times

Plainfield man fatally stabbed 6-year-old Muslim boy after listening to conservative talk radio, prosecutors say

Thousands attend funeral for Palestinian American boy killed in Plainfield Township

More than 1,000 COVID-19 relief loans went to city employees — and many look fraudulent, city’s watchdog says

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Storied Black Atlanta company reemerging with help from Magic Johnson

4 inmates, including murder suspect, escape from Georgia jail

Slave descendants suing to fight zoning changes they say threaten their island homes off...

Note: Some newspapers listed use a pay wall that requires a subscription before you can access the article.

Related References