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Today in Black America - April 16

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The New York Times

Prospective Jurors Are Dismissed in Dozens as Donald Trump’s Trial Begins

Donald Trump has tried to project strength and confidence around his trial, but it might not be easy.

New York Governor Announces $237 Billion Budget, Including a Housing Deal

7 new mini earthquakes in N.J., boosting total number of aftershocks to 70

Man’s fingers cut off during violent attack in N.J. city, official says

Childcare teacher slapped 2 kids, grabbed another at N.J. preschool, cops allege

The Washington Post

N.Y. trial’s focus on tawdry scandal could underscore Trump’s weakness with women

Faith Ringgold, artist who explored Black life and history, dies at 93

Under budget pressure, D.C. public schools may eliminate 200 positions

USA Today

Campus crime is spiking. See your college's numbers on USA TODAY's map

Supreme Court snubs House Republicans who dodged metal detectors in Congress after Jan. 6

Nebraska teacher arrested after police find her, teen student naked in car, officials say

The Associated Press

Only 1 in 3 US adults think Trump acted illegally in New York hush money case, AP-NORC poll shows

Trump Media stock slides again to bring it more than 66% below its peak as euphoria fades

Charges against Trump and Jan. 6 rioters at stake as Supreme Court hears debate over obstruction law

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago’s watchdog moves to fire police supervisor who lied about sex assault probe of fellow cop

CST Editorial Board: Anthony Robinson spent 11 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit. Too often, justice misses the mark.

Mayor Johnson’s plan to borrow $1.25 billion hits another roadblock

The Los Angeles Times

Citing safety, USC bans pro-Palestinian valedictorian from speaking at graduation

Mayor Karen Bass urges business, philanthropic leaders to help fund homeless housing

California sues Huntington Beach over ‘blatantly and flatly illegal’ voter ID law

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ga. voting law put on trial in case over mass-mailing absentee forms

Judge rejects Rudy Giuliani’s request for new trial in Georgia defamation case

HIV crisis in Atlanta made worse by racial disparities in treatment

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