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Today in Black America - December 18

POSTED: December 18, 2023, 8:00 am

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USA Today

House Democrats blast Republicans, dysfunction in Congress ahead of 2024

Removal of Confederate monument at Arlington Cemetery to move forward

Lindsey Graham says he hasn’t seen ‘smoking gun’ in Republicans' Joe Biden impeachment investigation

The New York Times

U.S. Defense Secretary Returns to Israel With a Tougher Message

With a Deadline Looming, the United Methodist Church Breaks Up

New York City Moves to Ban Solitary Confinement, Defying Mayor Adams

The Associated Press

Activision Blizzard to pay $54 million to settle California state workplace discrimination claims

A Black woman was criminally charged after a miscarriage. It shows the perils of pregnancy post-Roe

Black American solidarity with Palestinians is rising and testing longstanding ties to Jewish allies

The Washington Post

Government presumption of racial disadvantage under siege by White plaintiffs

Florida Republican Party censures chairman Christian Ziegler

Fake news sites have ballooned by 1,000% since May. It’s going to get worse.

4 charged after chaotic ‘street takeovers’ in N.J. town, cops say

Cops seek tips on Newark woman missing since November

Bomb threat emailed to multiple houses of worship in N.J., cops say

The Baltimore Sun

2-year-old boy dies after being shot in Northwest Baltimore residence Sunday night 8 hours ago

Democracy won’t survive another Trump presidency | GUEST COMMENTARY

Archdiocese of Baltimore bankruptcy: Attorneys to argue over deadline for sex abuse claims

The Los Angeles Times

Environmentalists investing in Big Oil? Inside the surprising stock portfolios of California lawmakers

California prepares to transform sewage into pure drinking water under new rules

GEORGE SKELTON: Column: In an eye opener, most California Democrats don’t want U.S. siding with Israel

The Chicago Sun-Times

As city readies clean-up of West Loop homeless encampment, residents and nearby workers hope more resources are offered

Brandon Johnson’s campaign fund has accepted millions from unions with City Hall contracts

Ex-Cook County Land Bank Authority official gets a year in prison over secret land deals

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

PG A.M.: Trump loyalists resurrect debunked Georgia election fraud claims

Some Trump fake electors from 2020 haven't faded away. They still hold power in 2024 race

TORPY: What if the anti-training center referendum wins?

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