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African American Episcopal Zion (A.M.E.Z.)Bishop James W. Hood, a fierce advocate for Blacks' rights, was born in 1831.

Today in Black America - August 14

POSTED: August 14, 2023, 9:00 am

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The New York Times


Two Months in Georgia: How Trump Tried to Overturn the 2020 Vote


A grand jury in Georgia could decide within days about a Trump indictment. Here’s what to know.

Colleges Want to Know More About You and Your ‘Identity’



The Associated Press


How Fani Willis oversaw what might be the most sprawling legal case against Donald Trump

Hip-hop and justice: Culture carries the spirit of protest, 50 years and counting

Chicago mayor names the police department’s counterterrorism head as new police superintendent


USA Today


Whether or not Trump is indicted, Georgia's vote remains shaken by 2020

Prosecutors link Trump's team to Georgia voting breach, reports say

Hunter Biden lawyer says special counsel naming was merely a title change. Was it?


The Baltimore Sun

Brooklyn, community policing and building on reforms: First town halls give clues about Baltimore Police Commissioner nominee


With process reopened, 26,000 people applied for Baltimore public housing in 10 days: ‘We know that there’s a need’

One dead, one charged after shooting at Sky Zone in Timonium, Baltimore County Police say


NJ.com


New teachers will no longer receive $7.5K bonuses in this N.J. school district


Newark-based Audible seeds tech hub of color inspired by Harriet Tubman


Essex County says goodbye to N.J. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, its trailblazing daughter


The Los Angeles Times

First day of school: More 4-year-olds and ambitious academic goals for L.A. Unified

Opinion: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ corruption is intolerable. Here’s what we can do about it


Smash-and-grab mob targets Nordstrom store in Canoga Park in brazen daytime raid


The Washington Post


A Smithsonian collection of human remains and brains faces an uneasy future

How Donald Trump tried to undo his loss in Georgia in 2020


Georgia prosecutor to begin presenting case to grand jury


The Chicago Sun-Times


Larry Snelling named mayor’s pick for Chicago’s new top cop

No surge, but still ‘jarring’: COVID cases creeping up in Chicago

Exodus of major, full-service grocers offering healthy variety paints a bleak picture of food access for some in Chicago



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Fulton DA expected to begin presenting Trump case

DeKalb dress code reforms relieve students of needless stressor

See where Sen. Tommy Tuberville is blocking 301 military promotions





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