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Elizabeth City State University, now a part of the University of North Carolina system, was founded on this date in 1891.

Today in Black America - February 17

POSTED: February 17, 2023, 9:00 am

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USA Today

Fact check: Debunking false claims on Ohio's train derailment

Louisiana police officer arrested for fatally shooting unarmed Black man

The half-century-old battle over African American, ethnic studies


The Associated Press


Biden hosts screening of film about lynching of Emmett Till

Lawsuit seeks white woman’s arrest in Emmett Till kidnapping

Kari Lake loses appeal in Arizona governor race challenge


The New York Times


Federal Officials Send Help After Ohio Derailment, but Residents’ Frustrations Persist

Opinion: It’s Time to Prepare for a Possible Trump Indictment

Where ‘Birth of a Nation’ Played in 1915, Biden Screens ‘Till’


The Baltimore Sun


Fixing Baltimore’s vacant housing crisis will take $7.5B, new government agency, BUILD says

Gov. Wes Moore testifies on veterans’ tax cut bill as state lawmakers begin to consider his policy priorities

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore orders state agencies to report Minority Business Enterprise program data


NJ.com


‘I am going home scared.’ Bullying is pervasive at N.J. school, kids tell board of ed.


Man, 22, stabbed to death during N.J. HS basketball tournament, officials say

Muslim police chief who intended to sue N.J. town settles claims for $600K


The Los Angeles Times


Decades after California’s affirmative action ban, legal debate stalls funding for Black students

California bill would ban police dogs from arrests and crowd control, citing racial trauma

L.A. County-run hospitals could expand free and discounted care



The Chicago Sun-Times

CPD officer who shot fleeing suspect in 2018 in South Shore faces dismissal

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Bears will end up where they started: at renovated Soldier Field


Mayor Lori Lightfoot removes city hiring barriers for ex-offenders


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Black communities burdened by air pollution may finally get answers

NEW DETAILS: Jan. 6 investigation sheds light on events in Georgia

Politically Georgia: What is - and isn’t - in the Fulton County grand jury report








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