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Today in Black America - February 23

POSTED: February 23, 2023, 8:00 am

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The Baltimore Sun

Maryland delegate’s legislation seeks to limit eligibility for concealed carry gun permits

Maryland Department of Health to close State Center COVID-19 testing and vaccination site


500 weeks after Tyrone West’s death in Baltimore Police custody, coalition continues to rally


The Associated Press

Former Arizona AG sat on records refuting 2020 election fraud

Jan. 6 rioter who threated Ocasio-Cortez online gets 3 years

Ex-member: Proud Boys failed to carry out ‘revolution’


The New York Times

Georgia Gun Laws Weigh on Atlanta’s Bid to Host 2024 Democratic Convention

The testimony of a former Proud Boys leader shed new light on the group’s growing desperation before the riot.

To Retake the House, Democrats Put Early Money on New York


The Washington Post

Georgia juror unsettles Trump investigation with revealing interviews

Orlando shooting leaves TV reporter, 9-year-old girl dead, police say

Families of Virginia Beach shooting victims seek $40 million from state


USA Today

Florida college students plan statewide walkout against Gov. DeSantis: 'This is our fight for freedom'


Lead-poisoned water remains in schools despite state attempts to fix

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner subpoenaed by DOJ special counsel


The Los Angeles Times


Schiff, Porter in tight race for Feinstein’s seat, with others far behind, poll shows


Crips gang member sentenced to 60 years in prison in murder of Nipsey Hussle

These rural schools face a financial ‘cliff.’ Will partisan bickering cut off a lifeline?


The Chicago Sun-Times


R. Kelly sentencing: Federal judge could add to singer’s prison time Thursday


Chicago groups scramble to find housing for newly arrived immigrants 6 months after busing began


‘It’s a joke!’ City Council members grill Chicago police officials about extremists in their ranks



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Cops: ‘Ongoing dispute’ ends with 2 kids shot at SW Atlanta apartment complex

Dems consider break with tradition to get Biden more judges


How Maynard Jackson Jr. broke the good-old-boys grip on city funds





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