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Author John Howard Griffin, who posed as a Black man for his seminal book on southern racism,"Black Like Me," was born in 1920.

Today in Black America - January 8

POSTED: January 08, 2024, 7:00 am

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The Associated Press

Florida Republicans vote on removing party chairman accused of rape as DeSantis pins hopes on Iowa

The Pentagon adds new details about Austin’s secretive hospital stay and the delay in telling Biden

With each strike, fears grow that Israel, the US and Iran’s allies are inching closer to all-out war

The New York Times

President Biden will make an appeal to Black voters during a campaign stop in Charleston, S.C.

With Shutdown Looming, House and Senate Leaders Agree on Spending Levels

In the hands of anonymous internet users, A.I. tools can create waves of harassing and racist material. It’s already happening.

USA Today

Voters across parties denounce GOP's Biden impeachment inquiry

Why Lloyd Austin's secret hospital stay matters for Biden's campaign

Iowa students to stage walkout Monday over school shooting: ' We need to utilize this energy'

The Washington Post

Congress has a deal to fund the government and not much time to pass it

NRA, longtime leader Wayne LaPierre face New York corruption trial

Biden retains confidence in Austin despite hospitalization secrecy

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore’s 2024 legislative priorities expected to include military families, housing, public safety

As the Frederick Douglass Tunnel comes into view, questions over what should happen to the Highway to Nowhere

Formerly incarcerated people have a wealth of knowledge; the state should use it | GUEST COMMENTARY

Enlightened police reform from the NJ Legislature. Who knew? | Editorial

Demand at N.J. soup kitchens is surging, even though fewer people are homeless

The migrants are here legally. Show them some decency | Editorial

The Los Angeles Times

A California city’s transformation from ‘murder capital’ of the U.S. to zero homicides

Learning cursive in school, long scorned as obsolete, is now the law in California

Opinion: This Supreme Court case from California could ease housing shortages everywhere

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Issues to watch during the 2024 Georgia Legislative session

Get Schooled Blog: Perspectives on Georgia Legislature '24

EPA to announce funding for electric school buses in DeKalb

The Chicago Sun-Times

Donald Trump didn’t sign loyalty oath for Illinois ballot that pledges not to ‘advocate the overthrow of the government’

15 community organizations awarded $2.7 million to revamp vacant storefronts

Most owners of assault-style weapons in Illinois appear not to have registered them as required by law

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