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Rep. Adam Clayton Powell (D-NY) is denied his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives for misuse of funds on this date in 1967.

Today in Black America - April 28

POSTED: April 28, 2023, 8:30 am

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The Associated Press

GOP uses state capitol protests to redefine ‘insurrection’

We Build The Wall founder sentenced to 4 years in prison


Pence testifies before election probe grand jury: AP source


The New York Times

Pence Appears Before Grand Jury on Trump’s Efforts to Retain Power

A Transgender Lawmaker Is Exiled as Montana G.O.P. Flexes New Power


New York State Budget Deal Would Raise Minimum Wage and Change Bail Laws


USA Today


Federal contractors made diversity pledges. Most of them are failing.


COVID-19 pandemic led to fewer American teens having sex, CDC survey says


Monument in honor of Coretta Scott King unveiled


The Baltimore Sun

UMBC inaugurates Valerie Sheares Ashby as first female university president: ‘We want to remove barriers’

Maryland governor says he plans to sign gun-control bills


Hundreds gather at Parkville High School to honor slain teen: ‘Everybody considered him a brother’


NJ.com

N.J. reports 223 COVID cases, 2 deaths

Man gets prison time in bone-breaking beating of 62-year-old

President of N.J.’s most influential cannabis trade group steps down to take on new role


The Los Angeles Times


Years into his quest for a kidney, an L.A. patient is still in ‘the Twilight Zone’

Editorial: House Republicans want to balance the budget on the backs of America’s kids


California bill would boost teacher salaries by 50% over 7 years


The Chicago Sun-Times


Search for Chicago’s top cop complicated by lobbying campaigns for candidates. ‘It’s not a popularity contest.’

After death of Emmett Till’s accuser, Chicago-area cousin says, ‘No one now will be’ held accountable


Brandon Johnson not ready to clean house at City Hall, adviser says


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


The Jolt: Raffensperger calls disinformation top threat to democracy


Loose gun laws. Multiple defendants. Possible Trump indictment brings security challenge

Georgia’s first medical marijuana dispensaries could open within days





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