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Today in Black America - March 9

POSTED: March 09, 2022, 9:30 am

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The Associated Press

Uptick but no exodus: Despite stress, many teachers stay put

Civil rights leader Andrew Young, turning 90, keeps up fight

US looks to boost cooperation with tribes on land management

The Washington Post

New iron curtain falls on Russia

Redlining means 45 million Americans are breathing dirtier air, 50 years after it ended

Inside the Jan. 6 committee’s effort to trace every dollar raised and spent based on Trump’s false election claims

The New York Times

Texas Man Convicted in First Jan. 6 Trial

A social media diet of perfect bodies has its effect on teenage boys, too.

Sex-Trafficking Couple Exploited Foster Care Loophole, Officials Say

USA Today

Kremlin warns of US 'economic war'; Russian-occupied Chernobyl loses power: Live updates

6 teens charged with murder after deadly shooting outside high school in Des Moines, Iowa

Biden announces ban on Russian energy imports, busy day for NFL quarterbacks: 5 Things podcast

The Baltimore Sun

Grieving mother, Baltimore County NAACP question: Why weren’t some in drug robbery-turned-murder charged?

‘Overenforcement’: Black Baltimore restaurant owners say they’re harassed and subject to spurious 311 complaints

Baltimore County Council submits new, court-ordered redistricting map after civil rights groups’ objections

The Chicago Sun-Times

Pritzker freezes state funding for Madigan-sponsored Rebuild Illinois projects

Highly rated Chicago high school’s LSC recommends CPS fire its principal

An early look at the race for mayor of Chicago

The Los Angeles Times

A wealth of cash in L.A. Unified but for how long?

Smith: Of course, Black people should get reparations. The question is which Black people

California food assistance program hits a ‘crisis point’ in keeping up with demand

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Complaints target Ga. attorneys who aided effort to overturn election

Georgia House approves measure overhauling mental health care

Fulton County Schools predicts enrollment decline over five years

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