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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 - December 21

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USA Today

Racist accusation, botched investigation: Why Boston is apologizing

Oklahoma judge rules Glynn Simmons, man who wrongfully spent nearly 50 years in prison for murder, is innocent

President Biden pitches Black voters on the economy as 2024 support lags


The New York Times

Democrats Keep Hoping It’s Curtains for Trump. He’s Still Center Stage.

The Colorado court that barred Donald Trump is notably nonpartisan, some observers say.

Judge Orders Giuliani to Pay $148 Million Damage Award Immediately


The Baltimore Sun

Rita C. Johnson, Baltimore City social worker for nearly 3 decades, dies

Guns found Wednesday on Dunbar High School campus in Baltimore; 15-year-old student arrested

Baltimore approves renewal of contract for I-83 speed cameras following decrease in crashes


The Washington Post

U.N. Security Council tries to avoid U.S. veto on resolution to stop fighting

The lives upended by Florida’s school book wars

Colon cancer is rising in young Americans. It’s not clear why.


NJ.com

N.J. cop indicted on charges he severely injured 2-year-old at his home

N.J. police sergeant admits stealing $115K from charities

Cops look for pair who pushed their way into Maplewood home and robbed residents


The Los Angeles Times

‘Repugnant’: Federal judge blocks California law that would bar guns in many public places

Pro-Palestinian UC students feel they are not supported. Some on the faculty are organizing to change that

‘This is not a pro-Hamas protest’: Palestinian Americans fight charges of antisemitism


The Chicago Sun-Times


Bo Deal learned all he could from life in the streets. Then he got a college degree.

Mayor Brandon Johnson’s anti-violence strategy takes ex-Mayor Lightfoot’s plans to a new level in 4 violent neighborhoods

Ex-Cook County Land Bank Authority official gets a year in prison over secret land deals


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Trump case shines light on court bid to oust Lt. Gov. Burt Jones

Biden needs a reset with Black voters in key states, group of strategists says

The Constitution's insurrection clause threatens Trump's campaign. Here is how that is playing out




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