today in black history

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 - January 23

POSTED: January 23, 2024, 6:30 am

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USA Today

Dexter Scott King, son of Martin Luther King Jr., dies at 62

New study finds that multivitamins could help slow cognitive decline associated with aging


Police investigate missing people linked to cult run by child molester



The New York Times

The Emasculation of Ron DeSantis by the Bully Donald Trump

Supreme Court Backs Biden in Dispute With Texas Over Border Barrier


Judge Unseals Records in Divorce Case That Has Entangled Trump Prosecutors


Associated Press

Could Georgia’s Fani Willis be removed from prosecuting Donald Trump?

24th Amendment bans poll taxes in federal elections

New York City plans to wipe out $2 billion in medical debt for 500,000 residents


The Washington Post

Analysis: The gamble Republicans are about to take on Trump

HUD investigates whether D.C. landlords overcharge for voucher units

Robinson: The nation’s gain is Florida’s loss



NJ.com


Handgun found at N.J. Catholic high school, officials say

4 N.J. counties rank among top 25 healthiest in U.S., report says


Ex-N.J. elections official gets probation for using public funds for personal use, cleaning mom’s attic


The Baltimore Sun

Ebony Thompson confirmed as Baltimore’s first female solicitor

Teen sentenced to life in Hunt Valley Burger King killing asks judge to reconsider sentence


What did I get from affirmative action? 3 Ivy League degrees and another underway. | GUEST COMMENTARY


The Los Angeles Times

Rain soaks L.A. but shocks San Diego as deluge leads to hundreds of rescues amid flooding

5 takeaways from California’s first 2024 U.S. Senate election debate


CSU and faculty reach surprise tentative agreement, ending massive strike after one day


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Dexter Scott King, youngest son of MLK, dies of prostate cancer

Public funeral service announced for College Park police officer

Ga. senator seeks new committee to investigate Fulton DA Willis


The Chicago Sun-Times


Fugitive suspect in shooting deaths of 8 in Joliet area is dead in Texas


Proposal would require City Council approval to spend any federal relief funds over $1 million


City Council committee moves to rein in dollar stores






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