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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 18

POSTED: October 18, 2022, 7:00 am

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The New York Times

Voters See Democracy in Peril, but Saving It Isn’t a Priority


Here are five takeaways from the Georgia governor’s debate between Gov. Brian Kemp and Stacey Abrams
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Bouie: Jim Crow Should Have Made One Thing Clear


USA Today

Application for student loan forgiveness plan is available: Here's what to know

Inside the NFL owners meeting: White coaches challenge owners on league's diversity woes

Texas AG Ken Paxton's legal troubles are a campaign issue. What's behind them?


The Washington Post


CDC officials describe intense pressure, job threats from Trump White House

Editorial: California made prison phone calls free. Others should follow.

How the ‘Never Trump’ movement became ‘Never Trumpism’


The Associated Press


Student loan forgiveness application website goes live

Democrats who flipped Congress in 2018 face hurdles in 2022

Steve Bannon should get 6-month sentence, Justice Dept. says



The Los Angeles Times

Gil Cedillo and Kevin de León stripped of City Council committee posts over racist leak

Nury Martinez’s resignation may quell fury but won’t ‘deal with Latino anti-Blackness,’ experts say

Kamala Harris, once Karen Bass’ rival for vice presidency, offers support in mayor’s race


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


In rematch, Kemp and Abrams spar in first 2022 debate

Housing expert: Atlanta housing market now in recession

Atlanta HBCUs increase police patrols after homecoming shooting


NJ.com

Mom of Colonia H.S. students said she’s found evidence of toxic chemicals inside, outside school


Depleted N.J. Supreme Court will get 2 justices after Senate confirms them, ending logjam

Fast-tracked concealed carry bill in N.J. narrowly moves closer to becoming law


The Baltimore Sun

Sinclair chairman gives an additional $140,000 to Question K term limit effort in Baltimore, increasing total spending to $525,000

Calvin G. Butler Jr. promoted to president of BGE owner Exelon Corp.

Man pleads guilty to 2021 killing of Morgan State student in Towson shopping center parking lot



The Chicago Sun-Times

Cook County’s basic income pilot: 155,000+ applicants, just 3,250 spots

St. Sabina Church stands by Rev. Pfleger amid new sex abuse accusation: ‘Father Mike, this is your army’

Ald. Derrick Curtis accidentally shoots himself while cleaning neighbor’s gun





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