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October 05, 2022

Oscar De Priest, the first Black to serve in Congress in the 20th century, was born in Florence, Alabama in 1871.

Today in Black America - February 2

POSTED: February 02, 2022, 10:00 am

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The Associated Press

Biden aims to reduce cancer deaths by 50% over next 25 years

‘Take back life’: More nations ease coronavirus restrictions

Trump’s heir? Some supporters eye DeSantis as alternative



The Washington Post

Democrats, GOP to huddle on deal to fund government and avert shutdown

Trump’s claim that election can be ‘overturned’ looms over electoral count debate


Opinion: Youngkin’s No-Guilt History of Virginia for Fragile White People


USA Today

Flores on emotions about sham interviews: 'Humiliation. Disbelief, anger'

'Beloved' officers killed in Virginia campus shooting were a 'dynamic duo'

Pentagon to send 3,000 troops to Europe as tensions spike with Russia



The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County pays $2.5 million to family of Spencer McCain, man killed by police in 2015

Baltimore County executive now backs Towson, Dulaney high school replacements, reversing earlier position

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


The New York Times


Trump’s Words, and Deeds, Reveal Depths of His Drive to Retain Power

Republicans Weigh How Forcefully to Fight a Black Female Court Nominee

Medical Care at Rikers Is Delayed for Thousands, Records Show


NJ.com


Brian Flores lawsuit is an awful look for the Giants and John Mara | Politi


New N.J. nightclub seeks to tap legacy of a once vibrant hub of Black entertainment

Prison guards indicted in assault. One accused of putting knee on inmate’s neck.


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Businesses join opposition to 'Buckhead Cityhood'

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Whatever became of Talented Tenth?

Georgia voucher legislation would pay $6,000 toward K-12 tuition


The Chicago Sun-Times

NAACP urges federal charges in Laquan McDonald’s killing

What ever happened to Chicago’s universal basic income pilot program?

Jesse Jackson: Justice Department must be aggressive to defend voting rights


The Los Angeles Times

Op-Ed: Why Bruce’s Beach may be an outlier in terms of reparations for Black Americans

Omicron landed in affluent L.A. But poor communities of color still got hit hardest

Ketanji Jackson is a favorite for Biden’s historic Supreme Court pick





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