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Today in Black America - January 16

POSTED: January 16, 2024, 7:00 am

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The Associated Press

Dangerously cold temps blast much of the US, keeping schools closed and flights grounded

Ex-President Donald Trump set to face jury over sex abuse and defamation claims

Africa’s biggest oil refinery begins production in Nigeria with the aim of reducing need for imports

The New York Times

Voters looked past Donald Trump’s legal jeopardy and embraced his vision of vengeful disruption.

Nikki Haley’s disappointing finish slowed her momentum before the New Hampshire primary

N.Y. Reconsiders Capitol Artworks That Offend Native Americans

The Washington Post

New Hampshire to give Trump’s rivals best chance to stall his momentum

Editorial: How to decide whether to close schools in the next pandemic

Activists push both sides of guns issue in a divided Richmond

Dozens volunteer to start fixing up fire-damaged home where MLK once lived

Remembering Bell Labs as legendary idea factory prepares to leave N.J. home

Home invasion robbers tie up, assault 4 people at gunpoint in Bergen County

USA Today

Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrated around the country

150M under weather alerts, 9 dead as 'dangerous cold' has US in its clutches

Georgia DA Fani Willis breaks silence about Donald Trump case prosecutor

The Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore Sun purchased by Sinclair’s David D. Smith

Marilyn Mosby case: A look at the mortgage fraud allegations ahead of former state’s attorney’s second trial

Anthony Wann Williams, writer and longtime advocate for Baltimore’s unhoused, dies

The Los Angeles Times

Diversity makes a comeback among the Emmy performance winners

Endorsement: Adam Schiff for the U.S. Senate

Would you take cash to leave a rent-controlled apartment? Data show it happens often in L.A.

The Chicago Sun-Times

Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Texas Gov. Greg Abbott rebuffed his plea to pause migrant transports to Chicago area during freeze

CPS cancels classes Tuesday as cold stretch continues in Chicago; temperatures edged above zero Monday

Feds want a year in prison for Chicago police officer who entered the Capitol on Jan. 6

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

MLK Day service urges cultural change through nonviolence

AJC poll: Trump leads Biden in pivotal Georgia

Federal funding fueled school hiring spree; now the money’s running out

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