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Today in Black America - April 18

POSTED: April 18, 2024, 7:00 am

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USA Today

Facing cash crunch, Trump funnels campaign money to his businesses

A rough two days for Trump? Former president suffers setbacks at trial

Cult of Columbine: Why young people glorify the school shooters


NJ.com

Prosecutors group can keep records secret from public, N.J. Supreme Court rules

N.J. father dies weeks after allegedly killing his 9-year-old son in burning car

1 killed in Garden State Parkway crash in Essex County, officials say


The New York Times

Kennedy Clan to Endorse Biden, in a Show of Force Against R.F.K. Jr.

As the civil rights era fades from memory, a generation gap divides Black voters
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Black Prisoners Face Higher Rate of Botched Executions, Study Finds



The Washington Post

Red states threaten librarians with prison — as blue states work to protect them


Biden’s handling of Gaza shakes his support in the Black community


The politics of the swiftly dismissed Mayorkas impeachment trial



The Associated Press

Who owns businesses in California? A lawmaker wants the public to know


Justice Department ramps up efforts to reduce violent crime with gun intel center, carjacking forces

Climate change concerns grow, but few think Biden’s climate law will help, AP-NORC poll finds



The Los Angeles Times

Free speech, campus safety collide in USC’s cancellation of valedictorian speech

‘Let her speak!’ USC campus reels after valedictorian’s speech is canceled

Public defenders, foster kids, climate: Programs created during California’s boom may stall amid deficit


The Chicago Sun-Times


Walter 'Slim' Coleman, 'supreme organizer' who helped elect Mayor Harold Washington, dies at 80

New Chicago intelligence hub aims to ‘squeeze every last piece of evidence’ out of guns used in crimes


Petition drive launched to give Chicago voters power to recall mayor



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Training center protesters cause $10M in damage, ATL mayor says

Larry Johnson brings community organizing approach to DeKalb CEO race

They bought 10 blocks of South Downtown Atlanta. Here’s their game plan



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