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December 09, 2022

P.B.S. Pinchback becomes the nation's first Black governor on this date in 1872 in the state of Louisiana.

Today in Black America - October 17

POSTED: October 17, 2022, 9:30 am

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The New York Times

Raphael Warnock pointed to an empty lectern, taking jabs at Herschel Walker in Georgia’s second U.S. Senate debate.

The Rise of a Conservative Radio Juggernaut


Charles Sherrod, Civil Rights Pioneer in Rural Georgia, Dies at 85


The Washington Post

Editorial: After the pandemic, heavy burdens for a covid generation


Leaders of democracies increasingly echo Putin in authoritarian tilt

Kanye West plans to buy right-leaning social app Parler, company says



The Associated Press


Most say voting vital despite dour US outlook: AP-NORC poll

How Michael Flynn goes local to spread Christian nationalism


Groups mobilize to help voters confronting new election laws


USA Today


Arizona governor candidate Kari Lake may not honor election results


'Before it is too late:' Trump attacks Jewish Americans for not supporting him

Ye claims George Floyd's death was caused by fentanyl; Floyd's family considers lawsuit


The Los Angeles Times

L.A. Latinos grapple with familiar colorism against Black and Indigenous people in racist tape

Smith: ‘I’m a Black woman, not a pawn.’ The forgotten victim of L.A.'s racist tape scandal


Democrats used to avoid talking about abortion with Latino voters. Then Roe was overturned


The Baltimore Sun


Wes Moore promises at Baltimore gubernatorial community forum to prioritize housing, jobs; Dan Cox decides not to attend


After missing previous hearing, landlords of Annapolis low-income housing set to testify before City Council committee

‘Touch DNA’ helped exonerate Adnan Syed. A scientist explains
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NJ.com


N.J. public worker premium hikes, Murphy deal with unions will cost taxpayers. Leaders are baffled.

N.J.’s new child tax credit: Your questions answered

The GW Bridge is cashless, but those empty toll booths won’t be going away for a while


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Georgians head to the polls as early voting begins

Kemp plans to sharpen anti-gang penalties, limit no-cash bail

Walker’s empty lectern co-stars in Senate debate with Warnock, Oliver



The Chicago Sun-Times


Sun-Times/WBEZ Poll: Illinois voters don’t want Pritzker or Biden to run for president – but they’d take either over Trump

Planning commissioner gets an earful about Lightfoot’s plan to create second transit TIF to bankroll Red Line South extension

Chicago-based group brings urgency to philanthropy






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