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Today in Black America - April 5

POSTED: April 05, 2023, 9:00 am

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The New York Times

Opinion: Who’s Afraid of Integration? A Lot of People, Actually.

A Surprise Accusation Bolsters a Risky Case Against Trump

The Morning: Here are the charges, the scandals behind the case and other details we learned from the arraignment.


USA Today

At Mar-a-Lago, Trump attacks Manhattan DA over arrest and charges

Kasich: 'There's no way' Trump can go back to White House

What liberal win in Wisconsin Supreme Court means for abortion, legislative maps



The Washington Post

Judge asks Trump not to incite violence amid volley of online attacks

After pleading not guilty to charges of falsifying records, he lashes out at Manhattan, Georgia investigations in speech

Analysis: Five takeaways from the Trump indictment


The Baltimore Sun


For the first time in 125 years, Baltimore City Council will have budgeting power. What will that look like?

FBI reviewing fatal shooting of Roy McGrath during encounter with federal agents

Maryland AG report on Catholic Church sex abuse to be released Wednesday


The Los Angeles Times


Opinion: Why Black Angelenos should be angry with Mark Ridley-Thomas

Twenty police officers in California face possible decertification, which would end their careers


Hiltzik: America’s decline in life expectancy speaks volumes about our problems



NJ.com


Search turns up negative after N.J. universities locked down

Newark airport worker had loaded gun at security checkpoint, cops say

N.J. tornado total rises to 7, tying record for most twisters in one day


The Associated Press

Trump’s day in court as criminal defendant: What to know

Democrats’ choice wins key Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Johnson elected Chicago mayor in victory for progressives


The Chicago Sun-Times

Brandon Johnson wins Chicago mayoral race

Long to-do list looms for new Mayor Johnson

Voters choose diversity for City Council, supporting Asian American women, electing record number of Latinos


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Buckhead leader to depart Atlanta as cityhood group disbands

Georgia getting $120 million to remove lead pipes, ‘forever chemicals’

How Georgia’s school voucher expansion went down in defeat








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