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October 16, 2021

Historic “Million Man March”, organized by Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, rallies Black men in Washington, D.C. in 1995.

Today in Black America - February 1

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The Washington Post

Trump’s legal team exited after he urged defense to focus on false election claims

GOP Rep. Kinzinger starts PAC to challenge party’s embrace of Trump

As he tackles extremism, Lloyd Austin draws on military’s experience dealing with 1995 racially motivated murders


The Chicago Sun-Times


1871 helps Black entrepreneurs deliver on ideas

Jesse Jackson hospitalized, recovering after surgery

CTU on verge of strike as CPS calls off in-person classes Monday


The Baltimore Sun


Relations bumpy between Baltimore County government leaders, school system

Ellicott City woman provides local, global jobs while creating beauty products for Black women

Baltimore sees 6 fatalities since Friday as police report murder-suicide, MTA bus driver killed


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Kemp allies start ‘Stop Stacey’ group as possible 2022 rematch looms

AJC poll: Georgia voters back absentee ID but oppose new restrictions

Police chief resigns, officer fired after bodycam shows them using racial slurs


The Los Angeles Times

How the coronavirus flooded California and swamped L.A.

Anti-vax ‘mob’ that closed Dodger Stadium vaccination site sparks outrage


Column One: He made sure the bodies of the Muslim dead faced Mecca. COVID-19 claimed his life


The New York Times

Editorial: If Marjorie Taylor Greene Isn’t Beyond the Pale, Who Is?

9 Top N.Y. Health Officials Have Quit as Cuomo Scorns Expertise

Do We Ask Too Much of Black Heroes?


USA Today

Why is Black History Month in February? How do you celebrate? Everything you need to know.

Oregon law to decriminalize all drugs goes into effect, offering addicts rehab instead of prison

Rochester, New York, police release bodycam videos to show why officers were 'required' to handcuff, pepper-spray 9-year-old girl


The Detroit Free Press

9 nuns at Catholic center in Michigan died last month from COVID-19

Rick Snyder, other Flint defendants begin to fight new charges

Senior editor Nicole Avery Nichols tapped to lead education journalism nonprofit Chalkbeat


Philly.com

The scandal surrounding Philly Fighting COVID fuels mistrust in medicine, especially for Black and brown communities, say experts

Philadelphia deputy health commissioner resigns following Philly Fighting COVID controversy

As schools seek to reopen, here’s what local data say about in-person classes and COVID-19






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