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Today in Black America - February 11

POSTED: February 11, 2022, 9:30 am

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The Associated Press

US urges Canada to use federal powers to end bridge blockade

Black NFL coaches lament hiring policies that fall short

On the ice, a question: Where are the Black figure skaters?


USA Today

Black pilots 'finally' honored 73 years after winning Air Force competition

Canadian mayor seeks injunction to clear truck protest: Updates

Mask mandates are lifting. Experts say here's when to consider keeping yours on.


The New York Times

What Is Black Love Today?

Opinion: 12 Economically Insecure Americans on What Keeps Them Up at Night

Republicans attacked Hillary Clinton for her handling of records. But few showed outrage over news about former President Trump.


The Los Angeles Times


Horrific allegations of racism prompt California lawsuit against Tesla

Why efforts to scale back California’s ‘three strikes’ law for juveniles are failing

Labeled a mutineer during WWII, this 101-year-old Black soldier went on to the stars


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Andrew Young, 89, says he still has work to do at Sandy Springs luncheon

Police records complicate Herschel Walker's recovery story

Unfazed and unapologetic, cityhood leader’s approach divides Buckhead


The Baltimore Sun


Baltimore commissioner says wait to search home of teen, now accused of killing officer’s husband, was to ensure safety

Maryland Gov. Hogan urges State Board of Education to rescind school mask mandate, citing improving COVID metrics

Cheryl Pasteur resigns from Baltimore County school board, announces candidacy in General Assembly race


NJ.com


IRS suspends some automatic collection notices as tax return backlog continues

Another N.J. school district will continue to mandate masks after state lifts requirement

Gospel singer charged with sex offense, giving phony physical exam, prosecutor says


The Chicago Sun-Times

Foxx, Lightfoot announce gun charges tied to deadly Austin gunfight that caused a public clash between the two

Close Lightfoot ally behind ad campaign to unseat CTU leadership

FOP raises union dues to create $2.5 million political action committee ‘powerhouse’


The Washington Post

Officers charged in George Floyd’s killing omitted key details from the scene, Minneapolis officer testifies

DeSantis scrambles Florida’s redistricting debate, with an eye to 2022 and perhaps 2024 elections


Editorial: GOP keeps attacking highly qualified Black female Fed nominee




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