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Today in Black America - October 23

POSTED: October 23, 2023, 8:00 am

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The New York Times

These are the nine Republicans running for speaker of the House.

G.O.P. Grapples With Being Speakerless, but Effectively Leaderless, Too

SAT Data Shows the Deep Inequality at the Heart of American Education

The Associated Press

Americans’ faith in institutions has been sliding for years. The chaos in Congress isn’t helping

Inside the meeting of Republican electors who sought to thwart Biden’s election win in Georgia

Manhunt continues for Nashville police chief’s son suspected in shooting of 2 Tennessee officers

On Newark block, neighbors wonder if speed hump does more harm than good

Student loan forgiveness: When do student loan payments resume?

Newark Museum of Art installs African-themed sculptures at entrance

USA Today

Exclusive poll: Biden, Trump tie at 37% as RFK Jr. costs Trump support

Morehouse College debts cleared: Activists buy former students' balances

Does 'wealthy' have a number? 5 answers for what that means in America

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore teen to be sentenced in fatal shooting of bat-wielding man in encounter with squeegee workers

What we know about the blaze that killed Baltimore firefighter Rodney Pitts III and injured four of his co-workers

Authorities conclude Williamsport search, suspect still at large in fatal shooting of Maryland judge

The Washington Post

Jordan’s implosion in House speaker bid lays bare GOP civil war

Sidney Powell was Trump’s biggest ‘fighter.’ Now she’s a big threat.

Va. voters focused on education, but less on trans students, poll finds

The Los Angeles Times

Thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters rally in downtown Los Angeles

Cindy Montañez, pioneering political and environmental leader, dies at 49

A fall heat wave is hitting California. How to prepare, and when it will end

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Jolt: Cobb schools attack of ‘leftist’ critics enrage local Democrats

Why a GOP bid to sanction Fani Willis could be ‘DOA’

OPINION: The week MAGA broke the GOP

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago police officers with ties to extremist Oath Keepers stay on the force. Some have troubling records.

How the Chicago Police Department tolerates officers with ties to extremism and what’s being done about it

What Chicago police did when the Ku Klux Klan infiltrated its ranks

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