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Today in Black America - August 4

POSTED: August 04, 2023, 8:30 am

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USA Today

Expelled members of ‘Tennessee Three’ win back their state House seats

Will they flip? Why the six people cited in Trump's indictment pose a threat to him

'Shocked and dismayed': Civil rights group blasts DeSantis' Disney district for eliminating DEI programs

The New York Times

Trump, Arraigned on Election Charges, Pleads Not Guilty

Here are four takeaways from the court appearance.

Texas A&M Agrees to $1 Million Settlement With Journalism Professor

The Washington Post

Breaking down the 78 charges Trump faces in his three indictments

White Mississippi ex-officers plead guilty to torturing two Black men

Video shows Minnesota trooper fatally shot Black driver in traffic stop

The Associated Press

Trump allies who ‘orchestrated’ plan to tamper with voting machines face charges in Michigan

‘The Goon Squad': How rogue Mississippi officers tried to cover up their torture of 2 Black men

Former first-round NBA draft pick is sentenced to 10 years in prison in $4M health care fraud

In historic honor, N.J. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver to lie in state as funeral plans announced

Woman found lying on the ground was struck, killed by garbage truck, police say

Woman escapes cinder block cell. Accused kidnapper previously lived in N.J., feds say

The Baltimore Sun

Man killed, another male critically wounded Thursday in separate shootings, Baltimore Police say

Baltimore City Council to introduce bill that would ban outdoor gas regulators in response to BGE installations

Officials unveil plan for Inner Harbor paddling trails, kayak launch point at Rash Field

The Los Angeles Times

Orange County judge in custody after woman fatally shot at Anaheim Hills home, sources say

UCLA Chancellor Gene Block to step down after boosting enrollment, diversity, rankings

CSU likely to miss 2025 graduation goals with ‘unacceptably high’ equity gaps, report says

The Chicago Sun-Times

More evidence that car insurance pricing in Illinois is biased against the poor

After troubled youth, Ald. Jessie Fuentes turns her ‘pain into propane’

Homicides, shootings in July down compared with last year; 60% of carjacking arrests are juveniles, police say

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta superintendent to step down at end of August

DeKalb schools hope to replenish teacher pipeline with training programs

Urban League in Atlanta getting $3 million for minority entrepreneurs

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