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Today in Black America - December 6

POSTED: December 06, 2023, 7:00 am

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USA Today

‘Washington, D.C. is broken’: Why dozens of lawmakers are leaving Congress

Senate's Tuberville caves on hundreds of military holds

What does the NCAA proposal to pay players mean for college athletics?

The New York Times

Dozens of educators in Oakland, Calif. are planning pro-Palestinian lessons as part of an unauthorized teach-in.

Pressed by Sean Hannity to promise not to abuse power, Donald Trump declined to give an outright answer

A new Trump administration would “come after” the media, said Kash Patel, a confidant of the former president.

The Associated Press

Texas high school sends Black student back to in-school suspension over his locs hairstyle

Senate approves hundreds of military promotions after Sen. Tuberville ends blockade of nominees

Generation after generation, Israeli prison marks a rite of passage for Palestinian boys

The Baltimore Sun

Morgan State and employees’ union tentatively agree to contract, nearly finalizing negotiations

Baltimore spending board to consider $1M grant for hotel that received $23M in city help

Maryland officials plan to make broad cuts, pause new construction to address $3.3B transportation budget shortfall

The Los Angeles Times

How the U.S. has fueled Israel’s decades-long war on Palestinians

L.A. County aims to collect billions more gallons of local water by 2045

KIPP charter schools to close three under-enrolled campuses, angering some parents

The Washington Post

Opinion: Mad at Biden’s inflation record? Another Trump term would be way worse.

Special counsel alleges Trump ‘sent’ supporters on path to Jan. 6 violence

Ruling striking down Maryland handgun law on hold while governor appeals

I was burned by dangerously hot McDonald’s tea, N.J. woman says in lawsuit

N.J. student hit by car, seriously hurt after getting off school bus

Bank of America is closing over 100 branches. 4 have already closed in N.J.

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago taxpayers have paid nearly $700 million since 2000 in lawsuits by people who claimed they were framed by police

Pritzker tells Chicago to fold its tents — governor rejects toxic migrant shelter site in Brighton Park

Lee Bey: Gutted by fire, the fate of Bronzeville’s historic Swift Mansion remains in limbo

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia Republicans pass maps that secure control of General Assembly

Man arrested, charged with killing Marietta teacher near Underground Atlanta

Attorneys for family of absolved Black man killed by deputy seeking $16M from Ga. sheriff

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