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Today in Black America - January 12

POSTED: January 12, 2024, 7:00 am

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The New York Times

What to Know After Closing Arguments in Trump’s Civil Fraud Trial

15 G.O.P. Governors Shut Out Food Aid for 8 Million Children

Elmore Nickleberry, 92, Sanitation Worker in ’68 Memphis Strike, Dies

USA Today

'Control your client': Takeaways from Trump's NY real estate fraud trial

How Nazis and white supremacists fundraise for hate

Student loans to be immediately canceled for some borrowers next month

The Washington Post

Two Iowa counties an hour apart show America’s growing political divide

Democratic group plans $140 million voter testimonial onslaught against Donald Trump

Florida law led school district to pull 1,600 books — including dictionaries

The Associated Press

Mississippi’s capital is under a boil water order after E. coli bacteria is found in city’s supply

FCC chair asks automakers about plans to stop abusers from using car electronics to stalk partners

Ohio woman who miscarried at home won’t be charged with corpse abuse, grand jury decides

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore parents, students ‘devastated’ by possibility of elementary virtual learning program closing

Baltimore Police officer shoots man in leg during confrontation in stairwell with weapons, body camera footage shows

Morgan State archives acquire late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings’ personal papers, items

N.J. weather: Flood watch issued for 16 counties as new storm targets region with heavy rain, strong winds

CFO of low-income N.J. high rise stole more than $1.6M from employer, investigators say

Jail official didn’t turn in drugs found on N.J. inmate, investigators say

The Los Angeles Times

These L.A. residents got $1,000 a month. What happened after the cash stopped?

Schiff takes narrow lead in Senate race; tight contest for second, new poll shows

Opinion: Why pushing STEM majors is turning out to be a terrible investment

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

MLK Day events, volunteer opportunities in metro Atlanta

Georgia colleges hustle after federal delay slows financial aid process

First Trump 19 hearing since bombshell allegations

The Chicago Sun-Times

UIC campus cop with extremist ties is banned from testifying in Cook County court cases

Illinois lawmakers quietly scaled back a popular tax credit; now a former governor wants it back

City’s top tourism official stepping down after less than two years on the job

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