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Today in Black America - February 28

POSTED: February 28, 2023, 9:30 am

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USA Today

Diversity executive, former FOX pundit, resigns amid claims she lied about her race

DeSantis takes over Disney district just before launching new book

What Justice Jackson's recusal from Harvard affirmative action case means for Black students


The Baltimore Sun

Gov. Wes Moore asks lawmakers to speed up increase in Maryland’s minimum wage, tie further boosts to inflation

Baltimore City Council bill calls for more inspections of apartment buildings with repeated code violations

Maryland lawmakers question Gov. Wes Moore’s choice to reduce funding for school choice program


The Associated Press

Murdoch says some Fox hosts ‘endorsed’ false election claims

Latino Republicans push back on party's immigration agenda

Supreme Court weighs Biden student loan plan worth billions


The New York Times

‘Different From the Other Southerners’: Jimmy Carter’s Relationship With Black America

In Rare Victory, Immigrants Prevail in Suit Over Meat Plant Raid

‘Nobody Wants to Be the World’s Villain’


NJ.com


Murphy to unveil new N.J. budget plan with property tax relief and more Tuesday. Here’s how to watch.


Jersey City to designate developers for multiple Downtown redevelopment projects


N.J. weather: As snow ends today, forecasters tracking another winter storm threat for Friday


The Washington Post

As CPAC’s head faces sexual assault claim, other leadership concerns emerge


Artificial sweetener linked to higher heart attack risk, study says

$185 million to help connect neighborhoods severed by highways, infrastructure



The Los Angeles Times


One man’s fight to hold an LAPD officer accountable for a protest shooting

Opinion: Guns are the biggest public health threat kids face. Why aren’t we warning them?

Most California voters fear gun violence, but Democrats and Republicans are split, poll shows


The Chicago Sun-Times

Report highlights mental toll on Chicago residents who applied for guaranteed income program

What’s happening to migrant students once they enter Chicago schools?

About 2 of every 3 Chicago polling places aren’t fully accessible for people with disabilities



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


You won’t believe what financial demands are included in Buckhead cityhood bills


Why creating ‘incredibly insulting’ new Buckhead city would be so complex

7 interesting Black History facts you likely didn’t know




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