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Today in Black America - February 20

POSTED: February 20, 2023, 10:00 am

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The New York Times

As the Pandemic Swept America, Deaths in Prisons Rose Nearly 50 Percent

One Dead and 10 Wounded in Memphis Shooting, Officials Say

Michigan G.O.P. Installs Kristina Karamo, an Election Denier, as Leader

USA Today

New Orleans parade shooting: 5 shot, including girl, days before Mardi Gras

Nine children, ages 5 to 17, shot at Georgia gas station

Jimmy Carter's longevity may foretell a new trend among former U.S. presidents

The Associated Press

Trump absent as Iowa 2024 GOP caucus train begins to roll

US averts UN diplomatic crisis over Israeli settlements

Record 6,542 guns intercepted at US airport security in 2022

The Baltimore Sun

Hundreds of Baltimore County officers still lack body cameras, including one who fired a gun in two shootings

‘It’s long past time’: Empowerment Temple pastor to walk to D.C. on Presidents Day for reparations

Parents of late Livingstone basketball player coming to CIAA Tournament in Baltimore to ‘keep his memory alive’

Missing Black and brown people rarely get media attention, group says. Here are 18 who vanished in N.J.

2 kids, 2 adults dead in shooting in N.J. neighborhood, officials say

Woman sexually assaulted at off-campus Rutgers party, authorities say

The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Skirmish over AP course raises questions — again — about College Board’s mission

These Democrats hoping to replace Feinstein largely agree on policy. So how do they differ?

State agency forfeited cleanup funds for lead-contaminated L.A. County parkways

The Washington Post

On surprise trip to Kyiv, Biden vows enduring support

He took out a student loan in 1977. Decades later, he’s barely cracked the principal.

The problems in the pipes: Residents in Jackson, Miss., still have no reliable water

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

What’s next in the Fulton grand jury probe: 5 things to know

Reparations: Where do they stand?

Inside City Hall: Reflecting on Atlanta’s recent work amid the new Buckhead cityhood push

The Chicago Sun-Times

Why some ex-Illinois lawmakers convicted or accused of crimes get to keep their pensions

Where the money has come from in Chicago’s mayoral race

1-year-old girl among 3 killed, teen boy wounded in shooting on I-57 near 111th Street: officials

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