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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 9

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The Washington Post

Three words about Jan. 6 spark rift among Republicans

Fauci says U.S. exiting ‘full-blown’ pandemic; 500,000 deaths globally since omicron

Opinion: What about Black students’ ‘discomfort’?

Is Murphy’s decision to lift N.J. school mask mandate based on politics? No way, he says.

Require the jab, then drop the masks in schools | Editorial

Beware of scammers phishing for your driver’s license, SS numbers, MVC warns

The Los Angeles Times

LAUSD prepares for thousands of unvaccinated students

L.A. County still weeks away from lifting indoor mask mandate, Ferrer estimates

A controversial home-ownership model is gaining steam again in L.A. — with a twist

The Chicago Sun-Times

15-year-old boy shot dead on way home from school in Bronzeville. Less than hour later, another boy, 16, fatally shot near U. of C.

Here’s what Jason Van Dyke’s life will be like on parole in Illinois, which has some of the strictest rules in the nation

No pension for CPD officer fired for beating of bartender caught on video, court rules

The New York Times

Dropping Indoor Mask Mandate, New York Joins Blue States Easing Covid Rules

Senator Mitch McConnell denounced the R.N.C.’s censure of Republicans on the Jan. 6 panel.

Business Updates: Unionization Effort Appears to Gain Momentum Across U.S.

The Associated Press

McConnell rebukes RNC, calls Jan. 6 ‘violent insurrection’

EXPLAINER: How to get up to $3,600 per child in tax credit

Can you get long COVID after an infection with omicron?

The Baltimore Sun

Where do school mask mandates stand in Maryland? Here’s what you need to know.

16-year-old Catonsville High student is shot in school parking lot, has non-life-threatening injuries, police say

Harbor Bank partners with Cerebro Capital to lend $50 million to minority-owned businesses in the Baltimore region

USA Today

In break with RNC, Mitch McConnell calls Jan. 6 a 'violent insurrection'

Mom, shooting suspect texted about new gun day before Michigan high school attack, investigators say

Time to phase out masks in schools? More states, doctors say yes.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Kemp presses Perdue to quit race amid ‘lackluster’ fundraising

Atlanta school board: Georgia lawmakers’ bills on race stifle teachers

Georgia’s Lisa Cook: Fed nominee in harsh spotlight, cusp of history

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