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Today in Black America - February 4

POSTED: February 04, 2021, 9:30 am

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The Washington Post

The Greene-House gas effect is toxic. Republicans won’t crack a window.

New Government: The First 100 Days

Here’s the Democratic plan for $1,400 stimulus checks

USA Today

Donald Trump's backers failed to take down Liz Cheney. But the GOP's 'civil war' is nowhere near over.

Canada becomes first nation to declare the Proud Boys a terrorist organization

Republican Congressman defends impeachment vote

The Los Angeles Times

Teachers face pressure to return even before COVID-19 vaccinations completed

Trump left a ‘massive’ traffic-safety mess for Biden. Item one: Tesla’s self-driving claims

This year’s homeless count was canceled. Is it time to rethink it?

The Chicago Sun-Times

CPS agrees to extensive testing plan, more vaccines for staff as day ends with no deal

Harris faces uphill battle as Lightfoot’s new City Council floor leader

Obama Presidential Center groundbreaking set for early fall

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland to open its first mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic Friday, though long waits are expected

A bastion of Baltimore’s Black history and culture, Upton neighborhood seen as center for revitalization

Morgan State grad adds a healthy spin to carryout menu at Baltimore restaurant

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Public Schools may require students to attend summer school

Militia alliance in Georgia signals new phase for extremist paramilitaries

Georgia’s ‘blue wall’: DeKalb voters key to statewide elections

In their own words, friends, players, and even former foes remember legendary Temple basketball coach John Chaney

14 Philly Black-owned businesses to support right now

Philly teachers union says it’s ‘not safe’ to reopen schools. It wants the city to intervene.

Cory Booker’s ‘baby bonds’ giving $1,000 per newborn could get a new life in a Democratic Congress

Newark is paying residents with plows to help city clear snow

CVS, Rite-Aid program will help more people in N.J. get COVID vaccines, Murphy says

The New York Times

‘It’s Embarrassing’: Marjorie Taylor Greene Tests the Limits of Some Voters

The House will vote on whether to strip Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee assignments

Jim Justice, a G.O.P. Governor, on Why Biden Needs to ‘Go Big’ on Covid Aid

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