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Today in Black America - October 9

POSTED: October 09, 2023, 6:30 am

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The Associated Press

How third-party and independent candidates could threaten Democrats and Republicans in 2024

California governor vetoes bill to make free condoms available for high school students, citing cost

Schools’ pandemic spending boosted tech companies. Did it help US students?


The New York Times

Does the Supreme Court’s Cherry-Picking Inject Politics Into Judging?

Heat, High Water, Hurricanes: Schools Are Not Ready for Climate Change

New York Schools Came Back From the Brink. Now a New Crisis Looms.



USA Today

Get paid $10,000 if you are a remote worker willing to move to Tulsa

Trump will not be speaker of the House, GOP lawmaker vows


Timeline of conflict: Why the 2023 Israeli-Palestinian fighting is among the most brutal in years


The Washington Post


Florida approved an SAT alternative, but experts say the test is unproven

The Jim Jordan-ization of the GOP

Two young men injured in shooting at Bowie State University, police say


NJ.com

Man, woman found dead in N.J. home were shot, prosecutor says

State ‘intentionally failed’ to address segregation in N.J. schools, judge says

Social equity cannabis companies to be showcased at N.J.’s largest business conference Oct. 12


The Baltimore Sun

Two teens wounded in Bowie State University shooting Saturday night after homecoming game


How much incentive is too much? A prominent Baltimore foundation is suing the city over a 2009 tax deal.


Morgan State prepares to lead national research network for maternal health


The Los Angeles Times


‘Ain’t a damn thing changed.’ Black L.A. skeptical a year after racist audio leak that roiled City Hall


Inside the room: The entire L.A. City Council racist audio leak, annotated by our experts

New California law takes a step toward single-payer healthcare


The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago film festival to open with local director’s take on life in Cabrini-Green


Big win for Brandon Johnson, tipped restaurant workers as City Council approves phased elimination of subminimum wage


Millions in PPP, other COVID relief fraud went to gangs, heated up Chicago’s illegal gun market


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


New report highlights obstacles, solutions for local Black women founders

Impeachments and forced removals from office emerge as partisan weapons in the states

Georgia will be first state with medical marijuana in pharmacies





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