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Today in Black America - August 28

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USA Today

Loving mother. Devoted father 'taken away from us forever: Families mourn Jacksonville victims

Joe Biden condemns white supremacy after 3 killed in Jacksonville shooting

Updates: Sheriff details how white man fatally shot Black people in Florida; victims identified

The New York Times

11 Fatal Minutes That Have Jacksonville Confronting Racism Yet Again

Democrats Want to Flip N.Y. House Seats. But There’s a Primary Problem.

Opinion: Trump’s Fate Belongs in the Hands of 12 Ordinary Citizens

The Washington Post

Wisconsin Supreme Court flips liberal, creating a ‘seismic shift’

Biden: We must keep marching toward Dr. King’s dream

They invest in Black women. A lawsuit claims it’s discrimination.

The Baltimore Sun

Only Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott is running again for sure. What if Sheila Dixon turns 2024 into a head-on contest?

‘I will show up’: Hundreds commemorate 60th anniversary of the March on Washington with march through Annapolis

Thousands converge on National Mall to mark the March on Washington’s 60th anniversary

Associated Press

Jacksonville killings refocus attention on the city’s racist past and the struggle to move on

Trump’s drumbeat of lies about the 2020 election keeps getting louder. Here are the facts

Texas takeover raises back-to-school anxiety for Houston students, parents and teachers

Man fatally shot by police officer at N.J. home, AG’s office says

Newark school board inches toward hiring its own lawyer despite tensions

N.J. teen sets school district academic record. Next up, Harvard

The Los Angeles Times

Mark Ridley-Thomas, facing years in federal prison, to learn his fate at sentencing

Opinion: Immigrant communities are indebted to the civil rights movement. But when will they grapple with their own anti-Blackness?

Litman: Donald Trump just saw the inside of a jailhouse — and possibly his own miserable future

The Chicago Sun-Times

Federal law protects you from many financial scams but not this one — and scam artists have figured that out

Chicago’s Black neighborhoods pay a steep economic price for the stigma of race

Top officials out at state emergency agency

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DA Fani Willis’ Trump journey is part of a prosecutor’s dilemma

Florida Gov. Ron Desantis booed at vigil as hundreds mourn more racist killings

Vigil remembers Florida victims after racially motivated attack

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