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Today in Black America - March 8

POSTED: March 08, 2022, 8:30 am

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The Associated Press

Court rejects GOP redistricting plans in NC, Pennsylvania

Minneapolis teachers set to walk off job Tuesday

Mask mandates go away in schools, but parent worries persist

USA Today

Gas is now the most expensive it's been in US history

Pentagon to permanently close Navy fuel tank that leaked petroleum into Hawaii water supply

Americans born before 1996 may have lower IQ from leaded gas, study finds

The New York Times

Congress Gives Final Approval to Make Lynching a Hate Crime

Opinion: Too Many Americans Don’t Understand What Happens in Their Schools

It’s ‘Alarming’: Children Are Severely Behind in Reading

The Baltimore Sun

Could a specialized ‘gun court’ help curb violence in Baltimore? Some elected officials hope so.

Activist DeRay Mckesson escalates defense of Keith Davis Jr. by posting courtroom audio ahead of Baltimore man’s fifth murder trial

Baltimore’s The WELL offers grants, virtual accelerators and sisterhood to Black women-owned businesses

Investors claim ‘looting’ at N.J. medical marijuana dispensary, sue to have independent manager run it

Tiny N.J. town to auction off 78 residential lots to make ends meet

Newark’s convicted ex-mayor threatens lawsuit if he can’t run for city council

The Los Angeles Times

San Francisco police officer found not guilty in beating of unarmed Black man

Muralist Noni Olabisi, whose art galvanized South Los Angeles communities, dies at 67

Half of U.S. adults were exposed to harmful lead levels as kids, study finds

The Chicago Sun-Times

Anti-lynching bill named for murdered Chicago youth Emmett Till heads to President Biden to sign

Campaign 2022 kicks off with ‘camaraderie,’ coffee and catcalls — as candidates line up to get on the ballot

Garza’s final flip-flop in General Iron fight shows ‘she’s not worried about people’s health’

The Washington Post

A Yale professor’s list of companies staying in Russia has put the business world on notice

Covid long-haulers face grueling fights for disability benefits

Mark Meadows, his wife, Debra, and their trailer-home voter registration

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta to build 116 affordable homes near Beltline Eastside trail

Herschel Walker won’t commit to GOP debates, while Kemp ups pressure on Perdue

90 years of wisdom from Andrew Young

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