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Today in Black America - February 23

POSTED: February 23, 2022, 7:30 am

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The New York Times


The Doctor Giving DeSantis’s Pandemic Policies a Seal of Approval


Biden Interviews 3 Supreme Court Candidates as His Search Narrows

Three Men Are Found Guilty of Hate Crimes in Arbery Killing



The Associated Press


Ex-officer charged in Breonna Taylor raid begins trial


What Lies Beneath: Vets worry polluted bases made them ill


Abolition newspaper revived for nation grappling with racism



USA Today

Alabama pageant queen Zoe Sozo Bethel dies after suffering brain damage from an accident

Experts worry a lack of data is obscuring which kids aren't getting the COVID-19 shot


COVID patients have higher risk of cardiovascular disease after infection, study finds: Live updates


The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore plans to use $90.4 million, largely from COVID relief funds, for housing programs for homeless

Judge strikes down new map of Baltimore County Council districts, saying it would disadvantage Black voters


Maryland Gov. Hogan offers schools additional $125 million after accusations of shortchanging students


NJ.com


N.J. Statehouse drops controversial COVID vaccine policy. Masks will still be required.

N.J. Authority will pay woman $250K after Trooper stole intimate video from her phone


Parting gift for former Jersey City schools superintendent: $200K ‘boat check’


The Chicago Sun-Times


Pritzker endorses Valencia’s ‘history-making’ bid for Illinois secretary of state: ‘I believe Anna is the best choice’


Thousands of CPS students — and some parents — to get full college scholarships: ‘This is life changing’

Mask melee in Illinois House sparks profanity, protests, penalties — and an apology


The Los Angeles Times


L.A. City Council votes to bring back Herb Wesson, despite a legal challenge

Protesters shout down candidates in raucous L.A. mayor debate


How Oscar nominee Aunjanue Ellis honors Venus and Serena’s mother in ‘King Richard’



The Washington Post


Trump’s Truth Social’s disastrous launch raises doubts about its viability

Georgia marks first Ahmaud Arbery Day in honor of ‘one of its most distinguished citizens’


Two Louisiana deputies charged with manslaughter after fatally shooting an unarmed man, sheriff says



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

A ‘deceitful’ attack by pro-school voucher group backfires in Georgia


OPINION | Hosea Williams: Founding Father of a New America


OPINION: Closing Atlanta’s wealth gap requires investing in Black businesses






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