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Bishop Stephen G. Spottswood of the African American Episcopal Zion Church, a fierce civil rights advocate, was born in 1897 in Boston.

Today in Black America - February 8

POSTED: February 08, 2022, 9:30 am

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The Associated Press

Group to restore bowling alley, crux of Orangeburg Massacre

White House: File your taxes to get full child tax credit

Supreme Court sides with GOP in Alabama election map case

The New York Times

Supreme Court Restores Alabama Voting Map That a Court Said Hurt Black Voters

NBC said Leslie Jones can keep offering Olympics commentary after she suggested the network was pressuring her to stop.

‘I’m Scared’: Thousands in New York Public Housing Are Behind on Rent

USA Today

Alabama honors first Black student next to KKK governor. Many are outraged.

Air Force ordered to pay more than $230M to survivors, victims' families of 2017 Texas church shooting

Mental trauma remains years after separation

The Washington Post

Students of color persist in STEM despite racial stereotypes, my research shows

Presidential Records Act: From Nixon’s Watergate tapes to Trump’s ‘burn bags’

In his fight against ‘woke’ schools, DeSantis tears at the seams of a diverse Florida

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: How Black, white dolls uncovered racial shame

Judge: Kemp can’t use special fund in his GOP primary reelection bid

Atlanta school board doubles down on opposition to Buckhead City plan

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland’s 24 superintendents steered public education during a pandemic. A third may not return next year.

Texas man pleads guilty to threatening former Baltimore health commissioner Leana Wen over COVID vaccine

Howard High girls basketball guard Samiyah Nasir and former Dunbar, NBA star Muggsy Bogues develop unlikely friendship

Jan. 6 rioter from N.J. who was identified by coworkers pleads guilty

VP Kamala Harris returns to N.J. Friday to highlight federal push to remove lead water pipes

Police say former Newark mayor struck other vehicle, pedestrian in crash

The Los Angeles Times

How Questlove resurfaced the forgotten ‘Black Woodstock’ in ‘Summer of Soul’

As mask mandates ease, should California schools be next?

After a Black student faced racist slurs, some wonder: Will O.C. ever change?

The Chicago Sun-Times

Lightfoot ties carjacking wave to remote learning

CPS puts up vigorous court fight over disabled student’s claim he was sexually assaulted in 2016

Lynn Sweet: Jonathan Jackson, the son of Rev. Jesse Jackson, kicks off Congress bid in crowded Democratic primary

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