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Today in Black America - October 20

POSTED: October 20, 2023, 7:00 am

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The Associated Press

Jury selection set to begin in the first trial in the Georgia election case against Trump and others

Trump is ‘not above the law,’ prosecutors say in urging judge to let federal election case proceed

Hurricanes are now twice as likely to zip from minor to whopper than decades ago, study says


The New York Times

Republican Tempers Flare as Speaker Fight Continues, Paralyzing the House

The federal prosecutors who charged Donald Trump with conspiring to overturn the 2020 election rejected his immunity claims.

Sidney Powell’s Plea Deal Could Be a Threat to Trump


USA Today

Black women lead the charge for chemical hair straightener ban. Here's why.

Who is Patrick McHenry? What to know about the interim House speaker


A ‘really bad day’ for Trump: Chris Christie talks Sidney Powell plea deal, why it matters


NJ.com

N.J.’s largest news outlet to host event at Rutgers to inspire next generation of journalists

Ex-CBS Philadelphia reporter facing child porn charges


N.J. man held in Philadelphia cop’s killing linked to car theft ring, records show


The Washington Post


Supreme Court agrees with delay on drawing new Louisiana congressional map

Virginia GOP candidate hopes AR-15 giveaway offer kick-starts write-in race

Bowser outlines vision for RFK Stadium site to skeptical residents



The Los Angeles Times

Killings in the U.S. are dropping at a historic rate. Will anyone notice?


A warm, wet El Niño winter is in store for California and much of the U.S.

Editorial: Finally, a bus-lane building boom in Los Angeles


The Baltimore Sun


Baltimore City Council approves Nick Mosby’s amended redistricting map; mayor’s office mum on plans

New court filing details Dunbar football coach’s alleged fraud as Baltimore School Police officer


Maryland Circuit Court associate judge fatally shot in Hagerstown driveway Thursday night



The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


Overdose: Drug deaths soar at Georgia prisons

Cobb County school board rejects proposed changes to book rules


Andrew Young awarded the French Legion of Honor


The Chicago Sun-Times


Man who wounded toddler in road rage shooting gets 4 years in plea deal

Illinois lawmakers banned campaign contributions from red-light camera companies but take them anyway

Natalie Y. Moore: Black Chicago, let’s check our attitudes on migrants








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