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Today in Black America - March 8

POSTED: March 08, 2024, 8:00 am

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The Associated Press

Biden’s combative and fiery State of the Union was a call to action for his base

School shootings prompt more states to fund digital maps for first responders

What is Ramadan and how do Muslims observe the Islamic holy month?

The New York Times

A Forceful Biden Takes On Trump and His Own Doubters

Judge Denies Trump’s Request to Delay Due Date of $83.3 Million Penalty

‘Scary and Daunting’: Dartmouth Players Detail How Union Plan Came Together

The Washington Post

The biggest moments from Biden’s 2024 State of the Union address

Editorial: Biden delivers the message for the moment: Wake up, America

House Republicans advance bill to block D.C. from changing sentencing laws

USA Today

'My predecessor': 5 takeaways from Biden's fiery State of the Union

'It's disrespectful': Uvalde families denounce new report clearing police officers of blame

As Trump support merges with Christian nationalism, experts warn of extremist risks

The Los Angeles Times

$2-billion downtown L.A. mega-project gets boost from governor’s office, hopes for approval in 2024

84 years after Hattie McDaniel, the Oscars still put Black women in a box

Low-income workers can get huge tax refunds. This event helps them get the money

Fast-tracked bill would gut N.J.’s open public records law, experts warn

N.J. school district will close before solar eclipse due to ‘concern’ about kids looking at the sun

Caught using racial slurs, two N.J. cops sue to keep their jobs

The Chicago Sun-Times

How Brandon Johnson’s inner circle compares to past mayors’

Illinois lawmakers approve elected school board for Chicago. What comes next?

CST Editorial Board: Trump’s on the ballot, but his immunity claim still hangs over the 2024 election

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ga. poll chaplains could play key role in upcoming election

Many changes to Georgia election laws advanced by GOP lawmakers

Naomi King, last of MLK's generation of Kings, has died at 92

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