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Author John Howard Griffin, who posed as a Black man for his seminal book on southern racism,"Black Like Me," was born in 1920.

Today in Black America - February 7

POSTED: February 07, 2023, 9:00 am

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The New York Times

President Biden to Lay Down Economic Challenge to House Republicans

The People Onscreen Are Fake. The Disinformation Is Real.

These three special elections will determine control of the Pennsylvania House.

The Associated Press

Biden aims to deliver reassurance in State of Union address

Sinema's split from Democrats shows party discord in Arizona

How Candid hopes diversity data will help aid racial equity

USA Today

What's the state of the economy as Biden girds for State of the Union?

Parents of Memphis man killed by police will attend State of the Union

What we know about the latest ethics complaint against George Santos

The Baltimore Sun

As many as 80K Marylanders could lose Medicaid eligibility

Maryland hospitals launch marketing campaign to grow workforce

Gabrielle Johnson once viewed vitiligo as a curse. Now the Morgan State women’s basketball freshman is reveling in her skin.

N.J. cop faces charges for shooting fleeing man in back, paralyzing him

Sayreville councilwoman killed in shooting recalled as devoted pastor of N.J. church

Thousands of temp workers in N.J. will get new rights under law Murphy just signed

The Washington Post

Enter our time machine to 1969, the last time unemployment was this low

Months after debut of ‘Sesame Street,’ Mississippi banned it for showing Black and White kids playing together

GOP’s ‘weaponization’ committee viewed as more suspect than its targets

The Los Angeles Times

California vs. other states: How do rival offers for Colorado River cuts compare?

Video shows police fatally shooting double amputee who was holding knife

Newsom urges federal probe into soaring natural gas prices

The Chicago Sun-Times

Applications open for one-time $500 payments aimed at providing relief to domestic workers, undocumented immigrants

Despite troubling rise in suicides, CPD falling short on getting help for officers, inspector general finds

Violence in some Chicago neighborhoods puts young men at greater risk than U.S. troops faced in Iraq, Afghanistan war zones, study finds

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

How the Black resistance let their clothing do the talking

Sheriff: Cobb deputy recruit fired, arrested after attacking inmate

Woman plotted with neo-Nazi to attack power grid, feds say

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