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Today in Black America - March 18

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The Associated Press

How Texas’ plans to arrest migrants for illegal entry would work if allowed to take effect

Idaho considers a ban on using public funds or facilities for gender-affirming care

In Vermont, ‘Town Meeting’ is democracy embodied. What can the rest of the country learn from it?


The New York Times


Justice Stephen Breyer, now retired, sounded an alarm about the Supreme Court’s direction.

What the Data Says About Pandemic School Closures, Four Years Later


The G.O.P. Flamethrower With a Right-Wing Vision for North Carolina


The Washington Post

She wanted to take America back to ‘biblical truth.’ Then she won a school board seat.

House TikTok bill gives ByteDance 6 months to sell. A deal could be more complicated
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The magnitude of Pence refusing to endorse Trump


USA Today

Opinion: I ran for president as Republican in 2024. But I won't vote for Trump.

Poll on work and aging finds surprising answers

6 Massachusetts students accused of online racial bullying including 'mock slave auction'


NJ.com

Activist held in Nigeria since 2019 welcomed home to N.J. with cheers — and a slice of pizza


Inside N.J.’s booming Black roller skating scene


N.J. police chief relieved of his duties, amid allegations of homophobic slurs



The Los Angeles Times


A Central Valley politician was charged with voter fraud. Right-wing conspiracies took over

Councilman caught peeing on door outside a bar resigns

Massive brawl breaks out near Pike Outlets in Long Beach


The Chicago Sun-Times


Closing arguments: Candidates make final pitch to Chicago voters before Tuesday’s primary

Muslim community leaders urge Illinois voters to protest Biden by writing in ‘Gaza’ on primary ballot


Vallas calls Trump’s mockery of stuttering ‘dehumanizing’ — Vallas’ mother has stronger words



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Democrats fret about Biden’s reelection chances in Georgia


Georgia House, Senate head for homestretch as 2024 session nears its end

Key takeaways from the Fani Willis ruling






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