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Today in Black America - November 21

POSTED: November 21, 2023, 8:00 am

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The New York Times

Trump’s Dire Words Raise New Fears About His Authoritarian Bent

Opinion: The Trump Threat Is Growing. Lawyers Must Rise to Meet This Moment.

New York State Leans on Hospitals to Close Gaps in Social Safety Net

The Associated Press

Federal appeals court deals a blow to Voting Rights Act, ruling that private plaintiffs can’t sue

Wisconsin Supreme Court hearing arguments on redistricting that could result in new maps for 2024

Voters back abortion rights, but some opponents won’t relent. Is the commitment to democracy in question?

USA Today

'Repulsive and disgusting': Wisconsin officials condemn neo-Nazi group after march in Madison

At least 33 transgender or gender non-conforming people killed in US in past year, report says

Ex-evangelist Bishop Carlton Pearson passes away at 70

The Washington Post

The far right toppled McCarthy over spending. What has it gotten them?

Appeals court decision could limit enforcement of Voting Rights Act

Dreams dying in a Texas city where immigrants fought for an education

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County teachers union asks district to negotiate amid wave of resignations

Baltimore City Council advances inclusionary housing legislation, but bill faces two remaining hurdles

Baltimore school system begins hiring full-time athletic trainers, part of settlement with Elijah Gorham’s family

The Los Angeles Times

Can Kamala Harris bail out Biden with young voters? Democrats hope so

Pro-Palestinian marches are far more frequent than pro-Israeli ones. How U.S. reaction to the war has changed

More officers allege sexual hazing on LAPD’s Centurions football team

Residents dismayed as N.J. school takes down 150-year-old trees for turf field

Clark mayor charged with official misconduct. AG rips town leaders for racism cover-up

N.J. teen with cerebral palsy beaten, thrown by in-home health aide, mom says in notice to state

The Chicago Sun-Times

Former Cook County judge faces felony charges for allegedly stealing from Tuskegee Airman

Media representatives to hit Chicago on Jan. 18 for Democratic convention logistics walk-through

Ex-Rep. Adam Kinzinger sounds the alarm on Trump threat to democracy if he wins a second term

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Labor Department program to help formerly incarcerated people find jobs

Stacey Abrams’ family ‘deeply concerned’ by charges against her brother-in-law

Ex-Atlanta officer to serve 25 years for sodomy against woman reporting crime

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