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Today in Black America - October 18

POSTED: October 18, 2023, 7:00 am

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USA Today

Jim Jordan loses first speaker of the House vote with GOP holdouts: What you missed

Police departments facing 'historic crisis' in finding, keeping officers should make changes: DOJ report

DOJ launches civil rights probe after reports of Trenton police using excessive force

The New York Times

Jordan Struggles as Republicans Sink Deeper Into Division

A Prestigious Law Firm Rescinded Job Offers for Columbia and Harvard Students, but It May Reverse Itself

Smaller Classes? At Elite Schools, Some Parents Say ‘No Thanks.’

The Washington Post

Deputy fatally shoots man who served 16 years for wrongful conviction

How conservative media figures helped to fuel the GOP speaker chaos

Trump, under fire for Israel comments, proposes fresh crackdown on Muslim immigrants

The Associated Press

Breast cancer is deadlier for Black women. A study of mammograms could help close the gap

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

Ex-Michigan gubernatorial candidate sentenced to 2 months behind bars for Capitol riot role

The Baltimore Sun

In West Baltimore’s Panway-Braddish, an urban oasis is being built in once trash-strewn alleyways

Johns Hopkins University plans to change title of English professorship named after Baltimore slave owner

South Baltimore medical waste incinerator to pay one of largest environmental fines in Maryland history

Trenton PD under federal investigation over excessive force, unlawful search complaints

The N.J. doula who became what pregnant women of color needed most

N.J. county expands free swim lesson program for kids

The Los Angeles Times

Poll: Three months into the actors’ strike, Americans still side with guild members

Former Oscars diversity chief on ‘micro- and macro-aggressions’ that led to exit

Test scores show L.A. students still struggling to recover from pandemic setbacks

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago-area student killed in shooting at Jackson State University. ‘He was a born leader.’

Chicago casino a sure bet for ramp-up in gambling addiction, experts say

CST Editorial Board: Killing of 6-year-old Palestinian American boy shows hate can spread all too quickly

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta school board candidates tell us what needs improvement in district

Should property taxes be based solely on what Georgians pay for their home?

Emory professor placed on leave after ‘antisemitic comments’

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