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Today in Black America - February 22

POSTED: February 22, 2017, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: 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.

The New York Times


Trump Details Plans to Deport Millions of Immigrants

EDITORIAL: Mr. Trump’s ‘Deportation Force’ Prepares an Assault on American Values

Memos on Trump’s Immigration Policies

A Deadline Looms for Dakota Protesters to Leave Campsite

Questions, Boos and a Bottle of Tums at G.O.P. Town Halls

Justices Weigh Agent’s Cross-Border Shooting of Mexican Teenager

Democrats’ Best Bet for House Control Is Following the Sun

Judge Blocks Medicaid Cuts to Planned Parenthood in Texas

End to Police ‘High Five Fridays’ at Schools Roils a Massachusetts Town


Protesters Ready for Trump’s First Visit to New York as President

Investigation of Former City College President Expands

City Council Draws New Crop of Candidates: State Lawmakers. (Pay Doesn’t Hurt.)

The Christian Science Monitor

Will black Millennials save black banks?

Travel ban rewrite: Should judges parse Trump motives as well as the text?

How Trump can end his intel wars

How Trump is challenging the media to redefine its role

The Star-Ledger

Donald Trump bested Hillary Clinton in this category too

Does this N.J. congressman have the political will to explore Trump-Russia link? | Editorial

Macy's committed to closing 34 more stores as sales drop in 2016

More than 200K N.J. seniors could take a hit if Obamacare repealed, group says

Protesters demand Trump investigation outside congressman's office

Soda companies, supermarkets report 30-50 pct. sales drop from soda tax

Tax on gas drillers, minimum wage hike questioned as Pa. lawmakers open budget hearings

How vulnerable is Bob Casey?

Jehron Muhammad: Using term ‘Islamic terrorist’ tarnishes all Muslims

Newall: El-Shabazz's campaign slogan ought to be 'Lien on Me'

The Chicago Tribune

New hope of freedom for those given mandatory life sentences as juveniles

8 arrested at end of 'Resist Trump Tuesday' protest in downtown Chicago

CPS tells principals not to allow immigration officials in schools without warrant

Cook County sheriff's office has 'no interest' in joining federal immigration efforts

Fact check: Did immigration agents have hands tied by Obama?

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's budget plan receives praise, criticism from City Council

Cuyahoga County Council begins deliberations on public money for Quicken Loans Arena renovations

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan hears immigration panel at International Institute of Akron

Unused congressional pork funneled to Ohio transportation projects

Gov. Kasich's proposed changes to transit funding would cost RTA $19 million a year

The Detroit Free Press

Duggan: I'll add jobs program, make housing affordable

Riley: Detroit Mayor Duggan's to-do list is his can-do list

Replay: Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan's State of the City

Michigan won't scrap income tax, but proposal looks to pare it to 3.9%

Democrats to Snyder: Don't close our low-performing schools

The Los Angeles Times

Oroville hoping to turn dam crisis into a tourism opportunity

At Rep. Tony Cárdenas' town hall, Democrats worry about what Donald Trump may do

L.A. officials want LAPD to explore ways to put more cops on city streets

Abcarian: UC Berkeley's tiny minority of black students finally get a space to call their own

Georgia Tech dean is chosen to replace UC Davis chancellor who resigned under cloud

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta City Hall official fired, feds seize computer

Atlanta City Hall bribery investigation: Who’s who

The Washington Post

Sean Spicer demonstrated why there’s skepticism about Trump’s claims of tolerance

The Fix: Trump’s 3,000 websites — and what they say about his rise to power

Trump’s America will be on vivid display at annual CPAC gathering

Mexico’s booming border factories brace for the unknown under Trump

‘Not a scintilla of evidence’ of wrongdoing by Planned Parenthood: Federal judge blocks Texas defunding effort

Congressman who complained about women being ‘in my grill’ is heckled at town hall in Virginia

A student’s painting was taken down from the U.S. Capitol. His congressman sued.

The CEOs of Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan are worth $261 million more since the election

My mother and the millions of counted-out black people like her are the true heroes of Black History Month

An Iowa Republican wants universities to ask prospective professors: How would you vote?

Trump’s deputy national security adviser was once accused of violating voter registration laws

‘Sometimes people change’: Maryland shop covers racist tattoos for free

Remember George Washington, but get to know Richard Allen, too

Hogan aides start to unblock people from Facebook after ACLU threatens action

USA Today

5 ways Trump will increase deportations

Indiana's pre-Civil War black farming community a Smithsonian surprise

Muslim groups raise thousands to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery

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