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Today in Black America - February 14

POSTED: February 14, 2024, 7:30 am

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USA Today

Black cemeteries are being 'erased.' These advocates are fighting to save them

Chicago to stop using controversial gunshot detection system this year

NY special election: Democrat Tom Suozzi wins race to replace George Santos

The New York Times

Leaning Into Migrant Woes, Suozzi Paves Election-Year Path for Democrats

The East Coast is Shrinking

Why the Case Against Fani Willis Feels Familiar to Black Women

The Washington Post

Wisconsin Republicans vote to weaken their lock on the legislature

Man charged in theft, destruction of Jackie Robinson statue

AI companies agree to limit election ‘deepfakes’ — but not to ban them

The Associated Press

What’s at stake in Trump’s hush-money criminal case?

OpenAI CEO warns that ‘societal misalignments’ could make artificial intelligence dangerous

‘The foundation of the wealth': Why Black Wall Street boomed

N.J. seizes $6M from shuttered mental health clinics in alleged Medicaid scheme

Bid by Jersey City man who killed ‘good Samaritan’ to overturn conviction, sentence rejected in appellate court

Updated snowfall totals for 18 N.J. counties. These towns got the most snow.

The Los Angeles Times

Disproportionate arrest levels for Black and Latino populations in suburban L.A. County

Inside the plan to diagnose Alzheimer’s in people with no memory problems — and who stands to benefit

Sweeping new LAUSD policy to restrict charter school locations; advocates threaten to sue

The Chicago Sun-Times

Analysis: What Mayor Johnson’s decision on ending ShotSpotter says about his leadership

Trump’s Chicago lawyers allege ‘mudslinging’ in bid to freeze Illinois ballot challenge in appellate court

Number of migrants in Chicago shelters at lowest point in months

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fired Cobb teacher files lawsuit challenging classroom censorship laws

Georgia Senate panel approves bill to control how private schools address gender

Ex-Black Voices for Trump head seeks to relax bond conditions in Fulton case

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