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Today in Black America - September 18

POSTED: September 18, 2023, 7:00 am

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The Associated Press

A Black student was suspended for his hairstyle. The school says it wasn’t discrimination

Republican legislatures flex muscles to keep power in closely divided North Carolina and Wisconsin

Judge to hold hearing on ex-DOJ official’s request to move Georgia election case to federal court


The New York Times

Mark Meadows’s Testimony in Georgia Case May Have Done Him No Favors

Anguish in an Immigrant Community After a Sheriff’s Deputy Kills 2 Teens

California Governor to Sign Landmark Climate Disclosure Bill


The Washington Post


Her students reported her for a lesson on race. Can she trust them again?

House Republicans strike deal on short-term funding, but Senate likely to reject it

Red states quit nation’s oldest library group amid culture war over books


The Baltimore Sun


500 people apply for 200 spots in pilot of Maryland Gov. Wes Moore’s service year program

Baltimore County Police promotes its first Latino major; advocates say too few Black officers in leadership

Fannie Lou Hamer Awards honor nine women for civil and human rights efforts



USA Today

Supreme Court weighs first cases about Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol

What Detroit carmakers have to give UAW to reach a deal


Trump says Biden isn't too old to be president, warns Republicans about abortion in interview: 6 takeaways



The Los Angeles Times

Mystery surrounds ambush killing of L.A. County sheriff’s deputy: ‘Somebody knows something’


SoCal has the nation’s worst smog. So how do major polluters avoid paying fines?


Feds award $1 billion to plant trees, combat extreme heat, including $100 million for California


The Chicago Sun-Times


CST Editorial Board: J.D. Vance’s plan to block confirmation of April Perry as U.S. attorney is politics at its worst

Cook County official found pandemic’s upside — a chance to double dip


Courts will be ready when Illinois ends cash bail Monday, Chicago-area officials say


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Fearless Fund swept up in fight targeting corporate diversity programs

Abrams supports putting Atlanta’s training center to a vote


Gwinnett assembles employee teams to make improvements after audit






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