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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 3

POSTED: February 03, 2022, 6:30 am

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The Associated Press

Ex-cop who killed Black teen leaving prison: Was it justice?

Biden steps up fight against ‘iron pipeline’ of illegal guns


High court conservatives target O’Connor, Kennedy opinions



The New York Times

In New York City Sewage, a Mysterious Coronavirus Signal

For Biden and Adams, a Meeting of Like Minds on Gun Crime

One Illness Reminds Democrats They Have No Votes to Spare


USA Today


FBI launches hate crime investigation after HBCUs targeted in 'nationwide series of bomb threats'

Seven Days of 1961: As civil rights movement intensified, these battles made the biggest difference

Chicago officer who shot Black teen 16 times to be freed from prison


NJ.com

N.J. reports 107 COVID deaths, 3,582 cases. Positive tests continue steady decline.

Murphy to nominate former chief counsel Platkin as N.J.’s next attorney general

State Supreme Court declines to hear appeal in case that could cost Jersey City millions


The Baltimore Sun


Mergenthaler high school student charged in killing of Baltimore Police lieutenant’s husband

St. Frances football standout Lamar Patterson dies in car crash on way to school

Family, friends eulogize three fallen Baltimore firefighters: a devoted dad, a gentle soul, and ‘the best hugger’


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Lo Jelks, Atlanta’s 1st Black television reporter

Why Sonny Perdue’s push to became chancellor is gaining steam

40% of metro Atlanta schools’ COVID cases were in January


The Los Angeles Times


UCLA instructor’s behavior alarmed students before threats of mass campus violence

Editorial: Trump’s vow to pardon Jan. 6 insurrectionists is itself an attack on the rule of law

Pelosi’s reelection bid keeps Democrats in suspense on leadership


The Washington Post

Democrats, GOP inching toward deal to avert shutdown

Labor groups wary of potential Supreme Court pick

White House unveils Supreme Court nomination team


The Chicago Sun-Times


Grandmother known for her gospel singing killed by crossfire between guard and gunman. ‘She loved God, loved church, loved her grandkids.’

Jesse Sharkey won’t seek reelection as head of 25,000-member Chicago Teachers Union

Black-owned breweries collaborate in six-week residency



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