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Today in Black America - February 9

POSTED: February 09, 2023, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

Tennessee House speaker mulls rejecting US education money

Montana bill would let students misgender classmates

Tyre Nichols documents: Officer never explained stop to him


USA Today


'I’m in both worlds': The intense pressure facing Black police chiefs


Half of nation's students fell behind a year during COVID-19 pandemic. How do we recover?

The 100-year long road from Fritz Pollard to two Black quarterbacks in Super Bowl 57 | Opinion


The New York Times


Biden Heads to Florida With a Fresh Political Foil in House Republicans

How Educators Secretly Remove Students With Disabilities From School

Steve Bannon’s Podcast Is Top Misinformation Spreader, Study Says



The Baltimore Sun


Baltimore voters overwhelmingly approved local control of the city’s police department. So why might it get delayed to 2024?

Maryland House speaker files bill to create statewide referendum on abortion

Missing piece from Harriet Tubman statue returned to Banneker-Douglass Museum in Annapolis


NJ.com

2nd councilperson from N.J. shot to death within a week

Hundreds at memorial left with ‘haunting’ question, why was Sayreville councilwoman killed?

N.J. library votes not to remove 6 LGBTQ+ themed books from shelves


The Los Angeles Times

In the debate over Colorado River water, evaporation holds key to California’s share

About 152,000 California school-age children unaccounted for, research shows

Chabria: The ‘plantation mentality’ of farm work means brutal housing conditions are normal



The Washington Post


See how many all-cash buyers snagged houses in your neighborhood

Editorial: The pandemic after the pandemic: Long covid haunts millions of people

Social Security, Medicare brawl awaits Washington, even if not this year


The Chicago Sun-Times


Supt. David Brown likely to leave Chicago Police Department

POLL: Bleak numbers spell trouble for Mayor Lightfoot’s reelection bid

Poll: Chicago voters feel unsafe from crime, unhappy with police relations — and looking for a candidate to fix it all


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Jolt: Stacey Abrams is back, this time for Kamala Harris

Bill would make more Georgia students eligible for need-based aid

Investors zero in on Black neighborhoods









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