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Playwright, poet and activist Amiri Baraka, birth name LeRoi Jones, was born in 1934 in Newark, New Jersey.

Today in Black America - February 1

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The Associated Press


AP source: US urges Pfizer to apply for under-5 COVID shots

Supreme Court shouldn't be covered in Ivy, 2 lawmakers say

Jury questioning to begin in case related to Breonna Taylor


The New York Times

Trump Had Role in Weighing Proposals to Seize Voting Machines

Former Pence Chief of Staff Has Testified to the Jan. 6 Committee

Federal Judge Rejects Hate Crime Plea Deals in Ahmaud Arbery Killing


USA Today

For a second day, several HBCUs receive bomb threats across US

In the crucible of historic change, I grew up Black and proud


'Worst nightmare': California firefighter fatally shot while responding to fire


The Baltimore Sun


Walking tours, celebrations and business expos: What to do during Black History Month in Maryland 2022

‘People will remember it’: Monument to commemorate history of Black golfers in Baltimore be unveiled at Carroll Park


Baltimore’s Morgan State, Coppin State campuses closed due to bomb threats, part of latest round of threats to HBCUs


NJ.com

N.J. reports 22 COVID deaths, 1,987 cases. Death toll for January is most since early months of pandemic.

Kids forced to sit in gym when teachers call out. How early dismissals aim to help N.J. district.

Remembering Mayor Glenn Cunningham as Black History Month opens


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fulton DA seeks FBI’s aid as Trump probe advances

‘Power grab’: Republicans revamp local districts over Democratic objections

Judge rejects plea agreement in hate crimes case over Arbery murder



The Chicago Sun-Times


Fund proposed to pay for burying children killed by gun violence

$61 million in donations help complete Sun-Times sale to WBEZ parent

Rummana Hussain: People of color live through discomfort. White kids will survive learning the truth about racism.


The Los Angeles Times

UCLA cancels in-person classes after apparent mass shooting threat


Economic segregation in schools has worsened, widening achievement gaps, study says

A conversation with Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong


The Washington Post


When a sudden, small expense threatens an entire college career


GOP leads 2022 money race as both parties hit record levels of cash on hand


Some records sent to Jan. 6 committee were torn up, taped back together — mirroring a Trump habit





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