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Today in Black America - August 31

POSTED: August 31, 2023, 7:00 am

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USA Today

Rudy Giuliani defamed Georgia election workers: federal judge

McConnell to consult doctor after freezing, struggling to speak again

After Idalia, Florida community reeling from significant flooding event: 'A lot of people that are hurting'


The New York Times

U.S. Inflation Has Been Easing Fast, but Wild Cards Lie Ahead

Trump Asks to Dismiss Suit as A.G. Says He Inflated Worth by $2.2 Billion

Texas Judge Rejects State Law Aimed at Controlling Progressive Cities


The Washington Post

Editorial: Mark Meadows’s job wasn’t to help Trump steal the 2020 election

Giuliani’s first big legal loss is a blistering one

Tenn. lawmakers refused to act on guns. A GOP mother is still pushing.


The Associated Press

After Jacksonville shootings, historically Black colleges address security concerns, remain vigilant

Liberal groups seek to use the Constitution’s insurrection clause to block Trump from 2024 ballots


College students are still struggling with basic math. Professors blame the pandemic



The Baltimore Sun

A $330 million training facility for Baltimore Police and Fire at Coppin State University? Recent study is latest in years-long push

‘Civil rights issues of the day’: New head of Baltimore Corps comes home to lead fight for economic justice

Squeezing more beds into dorm rooms, converting lounges, Maryland universities adapt to meet housing demand



NJ.com

Atlantic City airport could be used to house migrants, Biden administration suggests to NYC

NY AG Letitia James seeks immediate verdict in fraud lawsuit against Donald Trump

Faculty, city leaders troubled by ouster of Rutgers-Newark chancellor


The Los Angeles Times

Tech billionaires’ secretive plan to build a California city from scratch


California debates solitary confinement in local jails — and whether it’s really possible to end it

Granderson: From the 1990s to this week, racist attacks against Black Americans still largely go unanswered


The Chicago Sun-Times

Insurers aren’t obligated to pay Chicago Trump Tower’s pollution fines, judge rules

Hate crimes in Chicago last year reached highest number since 1994, according to national report

Dying, disabled prisoners stay behind bars, despite Illinois law calling for medical release


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Trump indictments roil Republicans in Georgia’s Senate

Judge rules for Fulton election workers in Giuliani defamation lawsuit


The Jolt: ‘Trump wagon’ rolls on with Georgia Republicans, poll shows

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