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Today in Black America - April 18

POSTED: April 18, 2023, 2:00 pm

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USA Today

Opinion: Dominion and Donald Trump put Fox News between a rock and a dumb place

Where did homeowners gain the most wealth in last decade? See the chart.

Rep. George Santos campaign lost $3K in first three months of reelection bid


The Associated Press

How election lies, libel law are key to Fox defamation suit

Sheriff: Arrest warrant moot for kidnapping of Emmett Till

Biden signs executive order to improve access to child care


The New York Times


What We Know About the Ralph Yarl Shooting in Kansas City

Man Charged With Murder in Shooting of Woman Who Went Up Wrong Driveway

Robert Trotman, 82, Dies; Opened Swimming Lanes to Minority Children


NJ.com


Murphy defends spending $500K on Statehouse office furnishings. ‘I’m not walking out with the rugs.’

N.J. no longer calls for masks at all health care facilities to fight COVID-19, Murphy says


4 charged with shoplifting after car crashes with N.J. cop inside during escape attempt



The Baltimore Sun

Maryland lawmakers passed over 800 bills during the 2023 session. Explore them by topic, sponsor and see which are already signed.

Former Baltimore homicide prosecutor to be sentenced in stalking, subpoena abuse case

Baltimore man sentenced to 21 years in prison for involvement in Cherry Hill racketeering conspiracy



The Washington Post


Robinson: Clarence Thomas’s explanations fail the laugh test

‘Stand your ground’ and its relevance in the shooting of a Black teen in Missouri


Okla. governor calls on officials to resign after ‘horrid’ audio emerges



The Los Angeles Times


The LAPD has lost nearly 1,000 officers. Now, Mayor Karen Bass wants to rebuild the force


Bass seeks $250-million expansion of homelessness program in first State of the City speech


L.A teachers win 21% wage increase in tentative contract pact with LAUSD


The Chicago Sun-Times


Mayor-elect Brandon Johnson working to put his stamp on City Council reorganization

Elevated air pollution, ozone found in Chicago near Lake Michigan, expressways

Lane Tech students analyze Chicago’s fentanyl crisis



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


No consequences so far after Trump supporters copied Georgia election data

Opinion: DeKalb’s choice for school chief ignites backlash


Power play? A proposed arena in Atlanta’s exurbs draws questions






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