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Today in Black America - February 21

POSTED: February 21, 2024, 6:30 am

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The Associated Press

Election officials in the US face daunting challenges in 2024. And Congress isn’t coming to help

Connecticut trooper who fatally shot man in stopped car set to go on trial

Judge expresses skepticism at Texas law that lets police arrest migrants for illegal entry

The New York Times

1 in 4 New York City Children Now Lives in Poverty

President Biden’s fund-raising outpaced that of former President Trump, whose legal bills are weighing him down.

Why Black Democrats Are Unlikely to Aid Haley in South Carolina

USA Today

Biden accuser had 'extensive' contacts with Russian spies: Special Counsel

West Virginia bill allowing librarians to be prosecuted over 'obscene' books moves forward

2 men charged with murder in shooting at Kansas City Chiefs parade that killed 1, injured 22

The Washington Post

Shock, anger, confusion grip Alabama after court ruling on embryos

Trump and allies plotting militarized mass deportations, detention camps

Biden administration cancels $1.2B in student loans with new repayment plan

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka intends to run for N.J. governor, aide says

Superintendent treated me like a child, then fired me for inexperience, N.J. school official says

N.J. teacher charged with repeated sexual assault of student at middle school

The Los Angeles Times

In final primary debate, Senate candidates spar over Israel, immigration and campaign donations

LAUSD front-runner apologizes for liking antisemitic, pornographic social media posts

Family of man shot by LAPD over plastic fork grapples with grief as video is released

The Chicago Sun-Times

South Side alderperson accuses Ald. Greg Mitchell of attacking him

Board of Education moves to pull school police officers

Mayor Brandon Johnson, his message, and the media: Time for a course correction before public loses faith

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Jack Smith’s office interviewed Kemp in 2020 election probe

Georgia GOP leaders signal Medicaid expansion is off table for 2024

Testimony that could shape judge’s decision in Willis removal fight

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