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Today in Black America - February 29

POSTED: February 29, 2024, 7:00 am

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USA Today

Illinois judge says Donald Trump is disqualified from 2024 ballot

Trump must post $454 million bond in appealing New York fraud judgment

Reparations experts say San Francisco’s apology to black residents is a start, but not enough

The Associated Press

US economy grew solid 3.2% in fourth quarter, a slight downgrade from government’s initial estimate

Older US adults should get another COVID-19 shot, health officials recommend

West Virginia Senate OKs bill requiring schools to show anti-abortion group fetal development video

The New York Times

The Politics Behind Trump and Biden’s Dueling Border Stops

Donald Trump lost a bid for an appeals court to pause the $454 million judgment he faces in a civil fraud case

McConnell to Step Down as Party Leader at the End of the Year

The Washington Post

Supreme Court to weigh Trump’s immunity claim in D.C. 2020 election trial

Analysis: Senate Republicans will face leadership struggle between Trump, McConnell views

Richmond plans memorial to its prominent role in trade of enslaved people

The Los Angeles Times

California effort to crack down on legacy and donor admissions could hit USC, Stanford

How mega-spending and alleged scandals could influence LAUSD school board elections

Latino political power emerges in South L.A.

The Chicago Sun-Times

Cook County judge kicks Trump off Illinois ballot — but puts her own order on hold

CTU staffer fights to keep Mayor Johnson’s former seat on the Cook County Board

Antisemitic posters linked to white supremacist group, found in Bucktown: ‘We have to push back’

Here’s what to expect for the ANCHOR property tax benefit under Murphy’s proposed budget

These N.J. grocery stores have the worst lines, quality, and prices, according to survey

N.J. cannabis farms facing foreclosure after company defaults on $10.5M loan, court papers say

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Historical marker honoring lynching victims stolen from Lithonia park

Votes set on immigration, religion and education at Georgia Capitol

State is closing two charter schools, in Cherokee and Fulton counties

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