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Today in Black America - January 25

POSTED: January 25, 2024, 7:00 am

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The Associated Press

US growth likely slowed last quarter but still pointed to a resilient economy

Trump White House official convicted of defying Jan. 6 congressional subpoena to be sentenced

A Texas school’s punishment of a Black student who wears his hair in locs is going to trial

The Washington Post

The U.S. economy boomed in 2023, thanks to consumers opening up wallets

Maryland county principal leaves amid harassment claims as turmoil grows

Homicides fell in many big U.S. cities in 2023, report says

USA Today

Trump-Haley fight is about to get uglier. A lot uglier.

States can't figure out how to execute inmates. Here's why.

Fake Biden robocall prompts state probe, ratchets up concerns about AI in 2024 election

The New York Times

The Looming Contest Between Two Presidents and Two Americas

Manhattan’s district attorney is quietly preparing for a Trump trial.

Florida Eliminates Sociology as a Core Course at Its Universities

The Baltimore Sun

Police arrest man in fatal stabbing of 6-year-old in Southwest Baltimore

Judge postpones criminal case against Baltimore Police major accused of making threats

After some Maryland universities accused of duplicating HBCU degrees, legislators provide policy recommendations

Newark officers won’t be charged over man’s death while in police custody, A.G.’s office says

Ex-corrections officer sentenced to prison for taking bribes at N.J. jail

Man dies in shootout with police at N.J. motel, investigators say

The Los Angeles Times

Groundwater levels are falling in parts of California and food-growing regions worldwide

Opinion: Panicking over polls showing Donald Trump ahead of President Biden? Please stop

L.A. officials tout double-digit drop in violent crime in 2023

The Chicago Sun-Times

City analyst paid $123k a year to do nothing blames power grab by Ald. Jason Ervin

Johnson dodges embarrassing defeat by calling off second vote to reject police arbitration

Kathleen Sances: Illinois ban on assault weapons is working

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

The man behind the South’s first Black mayor

Tech firm launches training program for Atlanta Black women founders

School lunch debt on the rise after end of free meal program

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