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Today in Black America - November 6

POSTED: November 06, 2023, 6:30 am

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The Associated Press

Trump’s business and political ambitions poised to converge as he testifies in New York civil case

Abortion debate has dominated this election year. Here are Tuesday’s races to watch

Mississippi has a history of voter suppression. Many see signs of change as Black voters reengage

The New York Times

Trump Leads Biden in 5 Critical States, Times/Siena Poll Finds

ANALYSIS: Here’s why President Biden is behind, and how he could come back.

When Tim Scott Tried to Appeal to Black Voters, and Lost

The Washington Post

Former president to testify today at civil fraud trial in New York

Trump and allies plot revenge, Justice Department control in a second term

Johnson’s first moves show he’ll stick with House GOP hard-liners

The Baltimore Sun

Harborplace developer estimates $400M in public money needed for Baltimore’s re-imagined Inner Harbor

US Supreme Court case could have far-reaching consequences for domestic violence victims — and Maryland’s gun laws

Environmental advocacy groups urge Maryland to drop trash burning, reduce car use in upcoming climate plan

USA Today

Trump to take the stand: What to know before testimony in fraud trial

Florida 'ground zero' in fight to preserve civil rights, activists say

'Sickening and unimaginable' mass shooting in Cincinnati leaves 11-year-old dead, 5 others injured

School board races a battleground for political groups, and it’s getting worse

Money spent replenishing Jersey Shore’s disappearing beaches to hit a record $3B

Snowy winter ahead? Here’s what 6 winter forecasters predict for the N.J. region.

The Los Angeles Times

Disneyland workers primed for big salary bump after winning living-wage legal battle

Off-duty LAPD officer, passenger killed in Northridge crash; DUI suspect in critical condition

Healthcare minimum wage expected to cost $4 billion in first year as California budget deficit looms

The Chicago Sun-Times

What it’s like to live in Chicago’s most violent neighborhood

Black City Council members call for Mayor Brandon Johnson’s ‘bullying’ floor leader to give up post

11-year-old in critical condition after being shot in the head in West Englewood

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

AJC Voter Guide for Nov. 7 elections

The Jolt: Poll shows election red flags for Biden in battleground Georgia

Stacey Abrams on the Israel-Hamas war, Biden’s 2024 bid and her political future

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