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Today in Black America - March 8

POSTED: March 08, 2023, 8:30 am

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The Associated Press

World marks Women’s Day but abuses, inequality still rampant


California governor won’t deliver State of the State speech


Mississippi Senate OKs bill affecting majority-Black city


The Baltimore Sun

Maryland state’s attorneys fight against bill that would give attorney general more prosecution powers

Group backed by Sinclair Broadcast Group chair likely to push for referendum to allow Baltimore recall elections

Baltimore bought $30,000 in tickets to CIAA tournament; Officials strike deal for lower price amid questions


The New York Times

House G.O.P. Aims to Slash Federal Programs in Budget Showdown

Biden Is Set to Detail at Least $2 Trillion in Measures to Reduce Deficits

‘The Whole Thing Seems Insane’: New Documents on Fox and the Election


USA Today

A GOP war on 'woke'? Poll finds most Americans see term as positive

Opinion: Tucker Carlson's false Jan. 6 narrative is too dumb to believe

'A mistake': GOP Senate Leader McConnell calls out Tucker Carlson's downplaying of Jan. 6


The Washington Post

3 early takeaways from the new Dominion-Fox lawsuit documents

House bill would make a 4-day workweek a national standard. Here are 5 questions, answered.


Three Va. school systems to offer AP African American class amid review


NJ.com

Court reverses education chief’s finding that Lakewood provides ‘thorough and efficient’ education

N.J. university’s police chief refused to promote minorities, lawsuit says


After redlining case, Newark mayor wants conditions placed on Lakeland Bank’s merger plans


The Los Angeles Times

Inside one woman’s fight to stave off homelessness as eviction cases flood courts

Video shows the moments before fatal stabbing of student near Woodrow Wilson High

Graffiti, vaping, sextortion, drugs: A new school app can report school safety issues


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Lawmakers mull changes to reduce the number of foster kids in hotels

Education secretary lauds $1.5B in student loan relief for Georgians


Opinion: If we follow DeSantis, we will set country back 100 years



The Chicago Sun-Times


What Vallas, Johnson need to do to win the first mayoral runoff debate

Johnson lines up big union endorsement for mayor


Under pressure from city’s watchdog, CPD reopens probe of cop who wore extremist symbol during racial justice protest




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