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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 25

POSTED: January 25, 2024, 7:00 am

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The Associated Press

US growth likely slowed last quarter but still pointed to a resilient economy


Trump White House official convicted of defying Jan. 6 congressional subpoena to be sentenced

A Texas school’s punishment of a Black student who wears his hair in locs is going to trial



The Washington Post


The U.S. economy boomed in 2023, thanks to consumers opening up wallets


Maryland county principal leaves amid harassment claims as turmoil grows

Homicides fell in many big U.S. cities in 2023, report says


USA Today


Trump-Haley fight is about to get uglier. A lot uglier.

States can't figure out how to execute inmates. Here's why.

Fake Biden robocall prompts state probe, ratchets up concerns about AI in 2024 election


The New York Times


The Looming Contest Between Two Presidents and Two Americas

Manhattan’s district attorney is quietly preparing for a Trump trial.

Florida Eliminates Sociology as a Core Course at Its Universities



The Baltimore Sun


Police arrest man in fatal stabbing of 6-year-old in Southwest Baltimore

Judge postpones criminal case against Baltimore Police major accused of making threats


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



NJ.com


Newark officers won’t be charged over man’s death while in police custody, A.G.’s office says

Ex-corrections officer sentenced to prison for taking bribes at N.J. jail


Man dies in shootout with police at N.J. motel, investigators say



The Los Angeles Times


Groundwater levels are falling in parts of California and food-growing regions worldwide


Opinion: Panicking over polls showing Donald Trump ahead of President Biden? Please stop

L.A. officials tout double-digit drop in violent crime in 2023



The Chicago Sun-Times

City analyst paid $123k a year to do nothing blames power grab by Ald. Jason Ervin

Johnson dodges embarrassing defeat by calling off second vote to reject police arbitration

Kathleen Sances: Illinois ban on assault weapons is working


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


The man behind the South’s first Black mayor

Tech firm launches training program for Atlanta Black women founders

School lunch debt on the rise after end of free meal program






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