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Today in Black America - February 20

POSTED: February 20, 2024, 7:00 am

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USA Today

Student arrested in fatal shooting of two at Colorado university dorm

Money to reduce traffic deaths misses many places with high rates

Nikki Haley says Congress is 'lying to the American people' as they fail to pass border, aid deals


The New York Times

New Wisconsin Legislative Maps Diminish G.O.P. Advantage

Students Are Making a ‘Surprising’ Rebound From Pandemic Closures. But Some May Never Catch Up.

‘Genius: MLK/X’ Offers Portraits of the Icons as Vital Young Men


The Associated Press


The widow and aides of assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse are indicted in his killing

Capital One to buy Discover for $35 billion in deal that combines major US credit card companies

Emmett Till images have multigenerational impact on artists



The Washington Post


Frozen embryos are children, Ala. high court says in unprecedented ruling

New GOP-passed maps that weaken gerrymandering become law in Wisconsin

Opinion: We now have to pass laws to protect freedoms we thought we had


NJ.com


N.J. property taxes break another record. Will you pay more than $10K in 2024? Some already are.

More than 1 in 3 N.J. homes now mortgage free in major home debt shift

The story of Jersey Shore’s Black beaches is being told through art and photos


The Los Angeles Times

An essential medical device fails people of color. A clinic is suing to fix that

CSU faculty union approves contract with university that would raise salaries

How freeing rivers can help California ease flood risks and revive ecosystems


The Chicago Sun-Times


‘Doom spending’ takes hold among younger consumers

Rummana Hussain: Bothered by pro-Palestinian activists? Most Americans didn’t like civil rights, Vietnam War protests either.

ShotSpotter contract with Chicago extended through end of summer



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


OPINION: As Fani Willis shows, dominant, ambitious women leaders pay price

Light turnout marks start of voting in Georgia presidential primary


OPINION: Black voters now influence elections. The Georgia GOP wants to stop it








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