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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 22

POSTED: February 22, 2022, 10:30 am

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The Associated Press


Verdict reached in hate crimes trial over Arbery killing

World leaders focus on how to punish Russia over Ukraine


Black innovators who reshaped American gardening, farming



The New York Times


The Long Crusade of Clarence and Ginni Thomas

U.S. House Candidate Apologizes for Behavior at Sleepover


Former Officers Finish Defense in Trial Over George Floyd’s Death


USA Today


Angry and abused, health care workers still love careers, poll shows


New York wants to stop people from living in the subways. But where will they go?

Supreme Court to decide whether website designer may decline same-sex weddings


NJ.com

Nursing home cited by N.J. as among the ’15 worst’ in state challenges findings

Rutgers-New Brunswick will offer free or lower tuition for students whose families make less than $100K

Newark’s 1st Black councilwoman celebrated as a trailblazer who ‘led from a place in her heart’


The Baltimore Sun


Visiting Baltimore this week for the CIAA basketball tournament? These Black-owned restaurants are some of the city’s top stops.

Towson mall incident Saturday with youth fights, six arrests an ‘aberration,’ officials say

Anne Arundel County native uses software to teach emotional intelligence to students in Baltimore area



The Washington Post


Durbin is determined to make history with Biden’s Supreme Court pick


Mysterious conditions are afflicting Americans after covid. It could signal a looming cardiac crisis.

Opinion: Why the poor suffer most from inflation, even though their wages have risen a lot


The Los Angeles Times


Editorial: Climate change fuels deadly heat waves. Ranking them like hurricanes could save lives


Even freeways that don’t get built leave a scar. How one Bay Area city is healing

Bass takes early lead in L.A. mayor’s race, poll finds


The Chicago Sun-Times


Former top cop wants Mayor Lightfoot to give deposition in sexual assault and harassment case


Chicago philanthropies urged to sign pledge to ‘rectify racial inequity’ in their giving

Frederick Douglass’ provocative words crackle in HBO documentary


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Sigma Gamma Rho celebrates a century of service


Housing shortage exacerbates affordability problems in Atlanta suburbs


BREAKING: All three guilty of hate crimes in Ahmaud Arbery’s killing


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