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Today in Black America - February 15

POSTED: February 15, 2021, 10:30 am

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The Associated Press

Impeachment isn’t the final word on Capitol riot for Trump

Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal

The New York Times

Why Seven Republican Senators Voted to Convict Trump

First They Guarded Roger Stone. Then They Joined the Capitol Attack.

Pennsylvania G.O.P.’s Push for More Power Over Judiciary Raises Alarms

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago voices central to PBS series on history of ‘The Black Church,’ from slavery to Trump

Illinois COVID vaccination rate triples compared to January

CST Editorial Board: Acquitting Trump was a sad and terrible day for democracy

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fundraising off to a slow start in Atlanta mayor’s race

Real estate company helps dozens of DeKalb renters become 1st-time homeowners

Office landlords in quandary as COVID rages and employees work from home

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore educator leads candid conversations about sexual health with women of color

With Maryland schools planning to reopen, teacher unions say classrooms aren’t safe enough yet from coronavirus

Jimmy Carter is the only president to graduate from the Naval Academy. Why isn’t there a building named after him?

Failing to combat racism is a failure to combat COVID-19

Trump’s Philly lawyers won the impeachment trial. But they’re facing a backlash at home.

Toomey cites Trump’s ‘betrayal of the Constitution’ in breaking with GOP on impeachment

Rutgers Black History events disrupted by racist ‘Zoom-bombings,’ school says

This N.J. athlete is cleaning houses to support her Olympic dream -- and now COVID might ruin everything

Jersey City library director fights racism, broadens library’s reach

USA Today

USA TODAY exclusive: Bill Gates discusses confronting climate change, says Joe Biden's energy and emissions goals are within reach

LAPD investigating after offensive George Floyd-themed Valentine reportedly circulated among officers

The complex history of Alexander Twilight, nation's first African American to earn a bachelor's degree

The Washington Post

Trump’s acquittal widens GOP divide

The agency founded because of 9/11 is shifting to face the threat of domestic terrorism

Four reasons experts say the rate of new U.S. coronavirus cases is dropping

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