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Today in Black America - April 6

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USA Today

Thousands participate in national school walkout after Nashville shooting, urge gun control

Tennessee three: What to know about the House Democrats targeted for expulsion by Republicans

Veto-proof: NC House member switches from Democrat to Republican, giving GOP more power



The New York Times


Five lessons emerged for Democrats from their victories in Wisconsin and Chicago.

Analysis: Wisconsin Rout Points to Democrats’ Post-Dobbs Strength


Safety Net Barriers Add to Child Poverty in Immigrant Families



The Associated Press


GOP’s DeSantis visits Whitmer’s Michigan, the ‘anti-Florida’


Ohio Republican lawmaker falsely claims to be MIT graduate

Trump's bravado tested as legal woes overlap with campaign


The Baltimore Sun


Church sex abuse report gives voice to survivors: ‘I just want the darkness ... to finally come to light’

Report shows ‘astonishing’ depravity in sexual abuse of more than 600 in Baltimore’s Catholic archdiocese

NYC drug dealer pleads guilty in death of ‘The Wire’ actor Michael K. Williams


NJ.com


School taxes are going down in this N.J. town. Here’s how they’re doing it.

N.J school district is ‘strengthening our support system’ following suicide of 11-year-old, official says


N.J. pharma giant proposes $9B talcum powder settlement. Critics call it a ‘sham deal.’



The Washington Post


Trump’s criminal case in New York may collide with the 2024 campaign

Slim majority of Va. voters approve of Youngkin amid deep partisan and gender divides, Post-Schar poll finds

Proposed cuts to D.C. school budget draw big crowd at marathon hearing


The Los Angeles Times

Kari Lake, Marjorie Taylor Greene bank on backing Trump to boost their political fortunes

At 50, California Latino Caucus looks to evolve past historic issues

California’s fastest growing and shrinking counties


The Chicago Sun-Times


How Johnson did it: Flawless execution of ‘smart typical playbook in Chicago politics’ won mayoral race

Brandon Johnson is Chicago’s next mayor. So what’s next for CPS?

Natalie Y. Moore: After tight race for mayor, Black political establishment may face a ‘reckoning’


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


The Jolt: ‘Buckhead City’ leader blasts Kemp as defunct movement packs up


Report: Accusations of misogyny dog CNN’s Don Lemon

Stacey Abrams joins Howard University faculty







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