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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 14

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The Associated Press

On Parkland anniversary, Biden urges Congress on gun control

Key US-Canada bridge reopens as Ottawa protest persists

Trevor Noah to headline White House correspondents' dinner

The New York Times

When Working for Racial Justice Means Taking Black History Month Off

A leading abolitionist called Frederick Douglass an “enemy,” according to a new book on the discord and racism within the movement.

Opinion: When Everyone Around You Is Talking About the End, Talk About Black History

USA Today

Rams are Super Bowl champs, lower courts lack diversity: 5 Things podcast

US-Canada bridge reopens, ending trucker protest over COVID mandates: Updates

An exploration of Black progress

The Baltimore Sun

‘More questions than answers’: Post-COVID conditions still confound medical community two years into pandemic

‘It blows my mind’: Lost to history, Virginia home of Henrietta Lacks, whose cells transformed medicine, is demolished

Is Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan eyeing the White House? Follow these signs.

The Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles fans revel in the Rams’ Super Bowl victory

How ‘Bel-Air’ changes 9 beloved ‘Fresh Prince’ characters from the original

Will Suge Knight’s attorney follow the rap mogul to prison?

The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Opinion: Georgia GOP sanitizes classroom lessons on racism

The Jolt: What Buckhead cityhood’s demise says about Georgia politics

Why is N.J. leaving $415m on the table for needy children? | Editorial

N.J. reports 7 COVID deaths, 948 cases as Murphy says rates are improving in ‘a dramatically good direction’

When employee said colleague used the n-word, N.J. company was too slow to act, state says

The Washington Post

Federal trial of Arbery’s killers is the first to ask: Was this 2020 attack motivated by racial hate?

Activists who defended VP Harris now mobilizing for Supreme Court pick

Editorial: Confirmed: Trump’s big U.S.-China trade deal was a flop

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago cop who boasted ‘I kill’ in 2018 video stripped of police powers after separate complaint

3 people killed, 16-year-old girl among 5 wounded in weekend shootings in Chicago

Ken Griffin donates $20 million to Richard Irvin GOP governor campaign

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