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Today in Black America - February 26

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USA Today

Threats, high turnover rock elections offices nationwide

Teachers, parents say racism a valid topic. Sexuality more divisive.

How's the economy doing? Key reports will give us a clue this week.


The Associated Press

A housing shortage is testing Oregon’s pioneering land use law. Lawmakers are set to tweak it

Oaths and pledges have been routine for political officials. That’s changing in a polarized America

Man guilty in Black transgender woman’s killing in 1st federal hate crime trial over gender identity


The New York Times


G.O.P. Opposition to Birth Control Bill Could Alienate Voters, Poll Finds

Three Theories for Why Trump’s Primary Results Are Not Matching Expectations

Opinion: What Is Christian Nationalism, Exactly?


The Washington Post

Major Supreme Court cases we’re watching in 2024

Deal to dodge government shutdown appears to stall amid GOP policy demands

Clock is ticking for Trump to post bonds worth half a billion dollars


NJ.com

How one man’s epic family story links hundreds of years of Black history in N.J. town

N.J. town settles with family of Black teen handcuffed after mall fight


Trump supporters are ‘mean’ and ‘stupid’ ... ‘it’s as simple as that’ iconic author says in scathing interview


The Los Angeles Times

Some California D.A.s are fighting fentanyl with murder charges. Why San Francisco will join them

Hours on hold, limited appointments: Why California babies aren’t going to the doctor


Migrant arrests are up along the border in California and dropping in Texas. Why?


The Chicago Sun-Times


CST Editorial Board: Chicago police will be out of schools next fall. It’s up to the district to make the move work
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Mayor Johnson’s Bring Chicago Home referendum on the March primary ballot is invalid, Cook County judge rules


In House Democratic primary, Rep. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia challenged from the right by Ald. Raymond Lopez



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Opinion: I’ve been a lawyer for 40 years. There is no case against Fani Willis

Critics aim to take Fani Willis’ removal fight to the ballot box

Georgia school board races attract more local and national interest










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