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February 22, 2024

Rep. Adam Clayton Powell (D-NY) is denied his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives for misuse of funds on this date in 1967.

Today in Black America - March 16

POSTED: March 16, 2023, 10:00 am

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The Associated Press

Texas announces takeover of Houston schools, stirring anger

What’s the next step for Black reparations in San Francisco?

Georgia grand jury heard another Trump call recording


USA Today

Who runs corporate America? Men do, especially white men

Trump: GOP presidential front-runner, leading Ron DeSantis, poll finds

Is a 4-day workweek coming? What to know about new bill in Congress


The New York Times


Pandemic Worsened the Maternal Mortality Crisis in the U.S.

Florida Scoured Math Textbooks for ‘Prohibited Topics.’ Next Up: Social Studies.

N.Y.P.D. Rejected Over Half of Review Board’s Discipline Recommendations


The Baltimore Sun


Special education committee welcomes input at virtual town hall meeting Thursday


Audit finds issues with city procurement that led to recent backlogs at Baltimore Police crime lab

Maryland House, Senate advance concealed carry gun bills in response to U.S. Supreme Court ruling



NJ.com


Former state Sen. Ron Rice, longest-serving Black lawmaker in N.J. history, dies at 77

Chaos, racial tensions in Paterson prevent progress after death of Black activist killed by police | Calavia-Robertson

N.J. woman has been missing for a month, cops say


The Washington Post

At center of Fox News lawsuit, Sidney Powell and a ‘wackadoodle’ email

Montgomery County executive pitches property tax increase to fund school needs

Decoding the Freedom Caucus’s debt limit demands


The Los Angeles Times


Chabria: ‘Ending San Quentin as we know it’ — California rethinks prison


Massive three-day LAUSD teacher and staff strike set for Tuesday, closing all schools


Bass says L.A. will house 4,000 homeless people during her first 100 days


The Chicago Sun-Times


City Council OKs more video surveillance — and more automated tickets

CST Editorial Board: Black mothers and babies deserve better odds at life


How a gun violence spike in 2016 created a movement of Chicagoans that is still building


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Key takeaways from AJC interviews with jurors in Trump election probe

Abrams says she will ‘likely run again.’ That doesn’t excite some Democrats

Opinion: DeSantis isn’t beacon for Georgia higher education to follow








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