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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 5

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The New York Times

House Exiles Marjorie Taylor Greene From Panels, as Republicans Rally Around Her

Did the Proud Boys Help Coordinate the Capitol Riot? Yes, U.S. Suggests


Biden Is Right to Go Big


USA Today

Politics live updates: Democratic-led Senate clears way to pass COVID relief without GOP support

CDC reports 618 variant cases across 33 states; Johnson & Johnson applies for FDA authorization; 455K US deaths. Latest COVID-19 updates.

Black creative directors leading the way in college sports during time of racial reckoning



The Chicago Sun-Times

Citing ‘legacy of environmental racism,’ report urges City Hall to consider Southeast Side residents’ health

CTU sends counteroffer after mayor pushes for deal ‘today,’ but no resolution announced

Illinois GOP looks past national divide, seeks leader who can unite far right, middle, city and downstate: ‘We’re all Republicans’


The Los Angeles Times

Senate passes key budget bill for COVID-19 relief, with Harris as tiebreaker


While Biden pushes crisis response, Republicans go to war — with themselves

Amid COVID-19 family hardships, high school students work double duty: jobs and school


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Leading police reformer tackles APD overhaul

‘A mess.’ Georgia politicians prepare for brutal 2022 battles

Atlanta jail closure talks continue as Council discusses bail reform, court changes


The Baltimore Sun


Here’s what you need to know about Maryland’s new mass COVID vaccination sites

‘A sad, crazy case’: His money went missing at work, setting off the Baltimore gunman killed Thursday by U.S. Marshals

Maryland attorney general’s case against Kushner apartment company heads to judge following renter complaints


NJ.com

Hospitals, nursing homes will have to track COVID cases, death among its workforce under new N.J. law

N.J. judge should be removed for abusing office, dishonesty, ethics panel says

N.J. is lifting its indoor dining curfew, but Newark’s will stay in place


Philly.com

The student debt crisis hits Black borrowers hardest. These Philadelphia debtors say Biden’s plan to tackle it isn’t enough.

The money race between DA Larry Krasner and challenger Carlos Vega kicks into high gear

Black Philadelphia renters face eviction at more than twice the rate of white renters


The Washington Post

The economy gained 49,000 jobs in January, a sign the pace of the recovery remains anemic

Black restaurant servers were tipped less than others in retaliation for enforcing social distancing, report says

Bipartisan support emerges for domestic-terror bills as experts warn threat may last ‘10 to 20 years’








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