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Today in Black America - December 11

POSTED: December 11, 2023, 7:30 am

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The New York Times

As Harvard President Faces Pressure to Resign, Some Faculty Show Support

A Fraught Question for the Moment: Is Anti-Zionism Always Antisemitic?

Record Rent Burdens Batter Low-Income Life

The Washington Post

Israel used U.S.-supplied white phosphorus in Lebanon attack

Giuliani could pay millions as Ga. election worker defamation trial starts today

Busy week ahead in Trump’s criminal and civil cases

The Associated Press

Jury trial will decide how much Giuliani must pay election workers over false election fraud claims

Biden goes into 2024 with the economy getting stronger, but voters feel horrible about it

3 Alabama officers fired in connection to fatal shooting of Black man at his home

USA Today

Final round of student debt relief talks begin as Biden doubles down on loan forgiveness

'The Trump Party': Why Donald Trump's base calls the shots among Republicans

Mortgage rates are down. Inventory is up. A good time to buy a home?

N.J. school test scores revealed for 2023. Look up how students did in your district.

Schools in 6 N.J. districts slated for major upgrades if voters give their OK

Ruling could mean hundreds of N.J. police discipline cases are reheard

The Los Angeles Times

Bass, one year in: Progress on homelessness but still a steep climb

After a year in office, L.A. County sheriff talks deputy gangs, jail deaths, overdoses

As deficit estimate hits $68 billion, Newsom seeks ‘major changes’ to healthcare wage law

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott to unveil $3B plan for vacant houses including new TIF

Man fatally shot attempting to break into Essex home Saturday, Baltimore County Police say

Baltimore City planners review Harborplace redevelopment proposal

The Chicago Sun-Times

New state ID program for Cook County Jail detainees aims to ‘help people reintegrate’

$40M project highlights pastor’s 25-year effort to bring affordable housing to North Lawndale

Opinion: Black employment in Cook County is sandwiched between hope and reality

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta leaders eye legislation under the Gold Dome

Top Georgia judges seek big pay raises from lawmakers in 2024

Metro Atlanta districts name teachers of the year

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