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Today in Black America - February 22

POSTED: February 22, 2022, 10:30 am

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The Associated Press

Verdict reached in hate crimes trial over Arbery killing

World leaders focus on how to punish Russia over Ukraine

Black innovators who reshaped American gardening, farming

The New York Times

The Long Crusade of Clarence and Ginni Thomas

U.S. House Candidate Apologizes for Behavior at Sleepover

Former Officers Finish Defense in Trial Over George Floyd’s Death

USA Today

Angry and abused, health care workers still love careers, poll shows

New York wants to stop people from living in the subways. But where will they go?

Supreme Court to decide whether website designer may decline same-sex weddings

Nursing home cited by N.J. as among the ’15 worst’ in state challenges findings

Rutgers-New Brunswick will offer free or lower tuition for students whose families make less than $100K

Newark’s 1st Black councilwoman celebrated as a trailblazer who ‘led from a place in her heart’

The Baltimore Sun

Visiting Baltimore this week for the CIAA basketball tournament? These Black-owned restaurants are some of the city’s top stops.

Towson mall incident Saturday with youth fights, six arrests an ‘aberration,’ officials say

Anne Arundel County native uses software to teach emotional intelligence to students in Baltimore area

The Washington Post

Durbin is determined to make history with Biden’s Supreme Court pick

Mysterious conditions are afflicting Americans after covid. It could signal a looming cardiac crisis.

Opinion: Why the poor suffer most from inflation, even though their wages have risen a lot

The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Climate change fuels deadly heat waves. Ranking them like hurricanes could save lives

Even freeways that don’t get built leave a scar. How one Bay Area city is healing

Bass takes early lead in L.A. mayor’s race, poll finds

The Chicago Sun-Times

Former top cop wants Mayor Lightfoot to give deposition in sexual assault and harassment case

Chicago philanthropies urged to sign pledge to ‘rectify racial inequity’ in their giving

Frederick Douglass’ provocative words crackle in HBO documentary

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Sigma Gamma Rho celebrates a century of service

Housing shortage exacerbates affordability problems in Atlanta suburbs

BREAKING: All three guilty of hate crimes in Ahmaud Arbery’s killing

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