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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 29

POSTED: January 29, 2024, 7:00 am

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The Associated Press


Taking away Trump’s business empire would stand alone under New York fraud law

Most Americans feel they pay too much in taxes, AP-NORC poll finds

Biden is marking the 15th anniversary of landmark pay equity law with steps to help federal workers



The New York Times


Today’s Teenagers: Anxious About Their Futures and Disillusioned by Politicians

As Biden Judicial Confirmations Slow, Senate Gains Ground on Red-State Judges


As Migrants Arrive in Chicago Suburbs, Towns Debate Their Role


USA Today


Black Americans suffer poor sleep. Racial disparities might reveal why

NYC councilman Yusef Salaam was pulled over by NYPD − while on a call about police stops

Transitional housing complex opens in Atlanta, cities fight rise in homelessness



The Washington Post


After Trump’s $88 million judgments, new penalty could come soon

Efforts to memorialize lynching victims divide American communities


How tens of thousands of Black U.S. doctors simply vanished


NJ.com

N.J. school district closed Monday due to cybersecurity issue

‘Coercive control’ is now a form of domestic violence under N.J. law. Here’s what it means.


Moms of newborns can now get free at-home nurse visits in 5 N.J counties



The Los Angeles Times


Fontana’s Black mayor is cracking down on Latino street vendors. Is it racist or just good business?


Granderson: The Senate’s only Black Republican now loves Trump. It’s not a good look


Tribal leaders cite problems with California’s Feather Alert for Native people who go missing



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta’s Black culture took off with Maynard Jackson administration

Decatur school district eliminates meal debt with one donation, declines another

Inmates to Gov. Kemp: Here’s how to fix Georgia’s prisons


The Chicago Sun-Times


Students supporting Palestinian rights say they lost out on jobs, were targeted online for their activism

Trump’s candidacy on the Illinois ballot should be decided by the courts, an elections board hearing officer says

Illinois home-based child care providers often make minimum wage — or less








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