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Today in Black America - January 30

POSTED: January 30, 2023, 8:00 am

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USA Today

Tyre Nichols' death renews conversations on federal police accountability efforts

When the officers are Black: What Tyre Nichols death says about race

House Speaker McCarthy to meet President Biden on Wednesday to discuss debt ceiling, spending cuts



The New York Times

Matt Gaetz, Political Arsonist, Has New Powers. What Will He Do With Them?


71 Commands in 13 Minutes: Officers Gave Tyre Nichols Impossible Orders

The Latest Crusade to Place Religion Over the Rest of Civil Society


The Associated Press

Trump investigations: Georgia prosecutor ups anticipation

Trustees picked by DeSantis may change progressive college

Should federal grants favor highway repair over expansion?


The Baltimore Sun

Search for new Baltimore County police chief focused on diversity, community relationships

Baltimore researchers say AI could help reduce disparities, improve access in health care

West Baltimore substance use treatment center grows detox treatment capacity, adds community pharmacy


NJ.com

Holland Tunnel’s N.J.-bound lanes are closing overnight for 2 years. Here’s how to get home.

N.J. school district forced teacher to quit over ‘crying spells’ in classroom, lawsuit says


N.J. college football player charged in rape of woman in Pennsylvania, authorities say


The Los Angeles Times

Video adds to questions about police shooting of a double amputee holding a knife

In the city where Tyre Nichols was killed, some refuse to watch beating video that ‘exploits’ Black grief


To afford historic labor contract, UC considers cutting TAs, graduate student admissions


The Washington Post

Black Memphis police spark dialogue on systemic racism in U.S.

Editorial: On violent policing, we say ‘never again’ but we get ‘once again’

Non-White groups have struggled with census. Biden’s plan could help
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The Atlanta Journal Constitution

4 of 14 Georgia members of Congress live outside their districts

Faith in Georgia elections rises as fraud frenzy fades, AJC poll shows

The Jolt: Trump kicks off 2024 run as Fulton indictment decision looms


The Chicago Sun-Times


Clusters of pandemic relief loans went to the same Chicago addresses, including homeless shelters, Sun-Times finds

Roosevelt Square applies fresh approach to ‘hallowed ground’ of public housing

Facing pressure to ban books, suburban libraries ‘becoming a battlefield for the First Amendment’




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