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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 - January 24

POSTED: January 24, 2024, 7:30 am

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The Associated Press

In small-town Wisconsin, looking for the roots of the modern American conspiracy theory

Americans’ economic outlook brightens as inflation slows and wages outpace prices

Martin Luther King’s daughter recalls late brother as strong guardian of their father’s legacy


The New York Times

5 Takeaways From the New Hampshire Primary

Barnard College’s Restrictions on Political Speech Prompt Outcry

Police Officer Who Threw Cooler at Fleeing Man Charged With Manslaughter



USA Today

Texas gov, AG plan to press legal case against feds over razor wire

California offers abortion training lifeline for medical residents


NYPD probing reported chemical attack against students during pro-Palestinian protest at Columbia



The Baltimore Sun

‘The science of reading’ method to be taught at Maryland schools next academic year. What does that mean?

Thiru Vignarajah, past candidate for Baltimore mayor and state’s attorney, to enter 2024 mayoral race

After some Maryland universities accused of duplicating HBCU degrees, legislators provide policy recommendations


The Washington Post

Colleges are finally turning the corner on enrollment

No, office mandates don’t help companies make more money, study finds

Can life coaches for kids help stop gun violence? Maryland hopes so
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NJ.com

Passaic County Sheriff fatally shoots himself inside local restaurant, sources say

N.J. mayor told cops she didn’t want Black resident in municipal building, lawsuit says

Board president accused of sexual assault goes on leave after Gov. calls for resignation


The Chicago Sun-Times


Chicago charter schools fight for future amid contract renewals

Joliet ‘reign of terror’ details emerge, but police expect no answer to what drove suspect: ‘We can’t get inside his head’


Mayor to seek second vote rejecting arbitrator’s ruling on CPD disciplinary hearings


The Los Angeles Times

L.A. officials had been hoping to fill vacant city jobs. The new plan? Eliminate them

Cal State and faculty union reach tentative pact with lightning speed, and not all are happy

Endorsement: The Times’ recommendation for L.A. District Attorney


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


King family makes plans to continue work following death of Dexter King

Former Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan: End doesn’t justify the means on Trump

Senate panel OKs bill to allow State Election Board to investigate Raffensperger





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