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Today in Black America - February 22

POSTED: February 22, 2021, 10:00 am

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The Washington Post

‘Where is Greg Abbott?’ Anger grows at Texas governor in storm’s wake.

Pro-Trump Florida doctor charged with hate crime in alleged attack on Hispanic man on Inauguration Day: ‘This is my America’

Former student pledges additional $15 million to Morgan State, a landmark gift for HBCUs

The Baltimore Sun

Morgan State dean researches how to help Black communities in Baltimore reduce health disparities

Class-action suit alleges officials mishandled COVID-19 outbreak at state-run Baltimore jail for federal pre-trial detainees

Advocates working to get COVID-19 vaccine to Baltimore’s hard-hit Latino community

The Chicago Sun Times

Clinging to life, Karen Lewis worried Mayor Lightfoot was ‘being dirty, underhanded’ as CTU considered proposal to reopen schools

John W. Fountain: Why I stand with Father Michael Pfleger

New state senator wants to put the focus on North Siders who are ‘never seen’

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia’s Black Legislative Caucus aims to be more relevant

DeKalb battles lawsuit filed by rejected superintendent candidate

Loeffler launches group to boost GOP turnout, promote ‘big tent’ policies

The Los Angeles Times

Garcetti pledged $250 million to communities of color. Did he deliver?

Governor admits problems with vaccine rollout in Latino and Black communities

What you need to know about the attempt to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom

USA Today

From Trump to Hunter Biden, a lot hangs over Merrick Garland's Senate confirmation hearing

Exclusive: Defeated and impeached, Trump still commands the loyalty of the GOP's voters

Dominion Voting Systems sues MyPillow Inc. CEO Mike Lindell

Pennsylvania Republicans have left the party in big numbers since the Capitol attack

Democrats had a brutal 2020 in Pa. besides Biden. Now they’re charting a path forward.

Expanding Black futures requires ending racist housing policies that plague Philadelphia

The New York Times

How Texas’ Drive for Energy Independence Set It Up for Disaster

Uprising Grows Over Cuomo’s Bullying and ‘Brutalist Political Theater’

The Lost Hours: How Confusion and Inaction at the Capitol Delayed a Troop Deployment

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