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Today in Black America - August 2

POSTED: August 02, 2023, 10:00 am

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The New York Times

ANALYSIS: Trump’s Case Has Broad Implications for American Democracy

Migrants Sleep on the Sidewalk, the Face of a Failing Shelter System


As States Confront a Reading Crisis in Schools, New York Lags Behind


USA Today

Rivals, alleged lies, fakes: Here are 6 takeaways from the Trump indictment

Trump was already indicted. Why Jan. 6 charges could be so much more important

'Unprecedented assault' on democracy: Trump indicted in Jan. 6 case


The Washington Post


Trump conspiracy charges get to the core of the threat to democracy


The Fix Analysis: 4 things that stand out from the Trump Jan. 6 indictment


Trump is charged under civil rights law used to prosecute KKK violence


The Baltimore Sun


At ‘Night Out’ events, acting Baltimore Police Commissioner gets to set tone with residents, neighborhood leaders

Baltimore County 2030 Master Plan approaches final vote after Planning Board nixes amendments

Family of Henrietta Lacks celebrates settlement of HeLa cell lawsuit against biotech giant


The Associated Press

The judge assigned to Trump’s Jan. 6 case is a tough punisher of Capitol rioters

More teachers are quitting their jobs. Educators of color often are more likely to leave

It’s Kamala Harris vs. Ron DeSantis in the fight over Florida’s new teachings on slavery



NJ.com


N.J. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, a pioneering public servant, dies

6 N.J. beaches under swimming advisories for high fecal bacteria levels

N.J. police captain who warned of public safety issues denied promotion to chief, lawsuit says



The Los Angeles Times


As actors and writers push back on automation, Hollywood is in the midst of an AI hiring boom

Editorial: Trying to overturn an election must have consequences, even for former presidents

Climate change-attributed heat touched 81% of the world’s population in July, study finds


The Chicago Sun-Times

Residents decry ‘audacity’ of proposed $402 million Peoples Gas rate hike

Chicago Public Schools’ aggressive tactics for removing principals under the microscope

Now a national monument, Bronzeville church where Emmett Till’s casket lay open gets official sign



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

MURPHY: Fani Willis is ready for the fire

Trump indicted: How Georgia case compares to DOJ and New York probes

Efforts to overturn Georgia election detailed in new Trump indictment






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