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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 4

POSTED: February 04, 2022, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

Arbery defendant set to stand trial again in man's killing

Ex-Chicago officer who killed Laquan McDonald leaves prison

Biden in NYC: Nation must come together to end gun violence


USA Today

Economy added 467,000 jobs in January despite omicron surge, unemployment rose to 4%


Greg McMichael withdraws guilty plea in Ahmaud Arbery federal hate crime case

'Stealth omicron' slightly more infectious, CDC director says: COVID updates


The New York Times

Clyburn Pushes His Pick for U.S. Supreme Court, Testing His Sway With Biden

To Stop Gun Violence, This Police Captain Is Trying a Novel Approach

The Housing Situation Is Dire. But Progress Is Still Possible.


The Baltimore Sun


Expectant Baltimore mother Akia Eggleston went missing in 2017. Authorities say they’ve arrested her suspected killer.

25 Black Marylanders to Watch (plus 5 Living Legends)

Maryland gubernatorial hopeful Tom Perez picks former Baltimore councilwoman Shannon Sneed as running mate


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Racial gap in Georgia closing for COVID vaccinations


Atlanta dropout prevention nonprofit receives $4 million gift

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Charles Drew, pioneer in storing blood


The Los Angeles Times


L.A.’s minimum wage to rise to $16.04 in July

Editorial: Dismantle death row, but don’t stop there

L.A. County plans to drop some mask rules once COVID conditions improve


The Washington Post


Federal prosecutors saw a plea deal for Arbery’s killers as racial justice. His family thought otherwise.


Gorsuch to speak at Federalist Society; media barred

Republicans rebuke Liz Cheney in unprecedented moves


NJ.com

Advisories for ice storm expand to 12 N.J. counties. Dangerous driving conditions possible.

N.J. pilot program to boost teacher hires, diversity with certification change moves forward

Murphy’s new pick for N.J. attorney general vows to ‘keep our residents safe’


The Chicago Sun-Times

Ex-Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke released from prison for murder of Laquan McDonald — to public outcry for him to be back behind bars

Protesters arrested calling for federal charges against Van Dyke: ‘We’re gonna shut down the entire city of Chicago’

Mona Charen: The Trump coup attempt is ongoing






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