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Today in Black America - October 27

POSTED: October 27, 2023, 9:00 am

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USA Today

Speaker Mike Johnson has a 'MAGA' record. Why GOP moderates aren't worried.

Israel-Hamas war stirs free speech battles at college campuses across US

Lewiston residents reeling from mass shooting

The Baltimore Sun

‘Essentially gifting the land’: Economists pan land deal with Orioles; state says it will ‘reinvigorate’ Camden Yards

Aspiring Black attorney admitted to Maryland Bar 166 years after rejection due to his race

Video shows Baltimore County Police throwing punches at 16-year-old in arrest outside Woodlawn library

The Washington Post

A year later, Musk’s X is tilting right. And sinking.

Maine congressman reverses his opposition to assault weapons ban

Charlottesville’s controversial Robert E. Lee statue was secretly melted down

The Associated Press

Twitter takeover: 1 year later, X struggles with misinformation, advertising and usage decline

Republicans hope the chaos of recent weeks will become a distant memory in next year’s elections

Judge says Georgia’s congressional and legislative districts are discriminatory and must be redrawn

The New York Times

Bouie: Mike Johnson Is a Right-Wing Fever Dream Come to Life

What Guilty Pleas in Georgia Mean for the Federal Case Against Trump

Democrats Splinter Over Israel as the Young, Diverse Left Rages at Biden

Newark was named the worst place in the country for renters. It’s true, locals say.

N.J. families settle horrific Paramus school bus crash case for nearly $20M

15 people who work in N.J. office complex were sickened by mold, lawyer says

The Los Angeles Times

New COVID vaccines are here: Now’s the time to get one, officials say

Israel-Hamas war puts top Democratic Senate candidates’ foreign policy differences in the spotlight

Republicans hoped to downplay abortion bans. The new antiabortion speaker makes that harder

The Chicago Sun-Times

‘Power and control’ frame Edward Burke’s legacy. A federal jury will soon decide that legacy’s coda.

Police oversight panel asks city watchdog to investigate Chicago Police Department’s ties to extremist groups

CST Editorial Board: After Lewiston shooting, Americans must insist on laws to limit AR-15 style weapons in civilian hands

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

In Fulton Trump probe, case unfolds as textbook RICO

Crime, economy top concerns for metro Atlantans, survey says

Clayton Commission sanctions fellow member Franklin in drinking case

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