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Today in Black America - January 31

POSTED: January 31, 2023, 9:30 am

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Associated Press

Tyre Nichols case shows officers still fail to intervene

7th Memphis officer disciplined, EMTs fired in Nichols death

‘School choice’ is culture-war focus for Kansas lawmakers

USA Today

3 Memphis Fire Department personnel fired for not providing aid to Tyre Nichols

Even with a mild winter, more Americans struggle to pay their energy bills

As Supreme Court takes up Google case, only Clarence Thomas has made his thoughts clear

The New York Times

Initial Police Report on Tyre Nichols Arrest Is Contradicted by Videos

Why Black Families Are Leaving New York, and What It Means for the City

Opinion: Ron DeSantis Wants to Erase Black History. Why?

The Baltimore Sun

Conservative parent activists want Maryland schools to ban two books. A new school board member is receptive.

At ancient Baltimore tunnel that often delayed his travel, Biden touts ‘long overdue’ rail upgrades

Maryland artist’s sculpture of civil rights leader set to replace Robert E. Lee statue at U.S. Capitol

The Los Angeles Times

Op-Ed: What finally sunk me on the Memphis videos? Five Black officers’ embrace of racist depravity

LAFD deputy chief retires amid investigation into harassment allegations

Family of amputee killed by police has a message for officers: ‘Anthony was loved’

The Washington Post

Opinion: DeSantis is wrong. Nothing is more American than Black studies.

He never ascended to the Supreme Court, but some think he has played a far more consequential role

D.C. man charged with killing 13-year-old he said was breaking into cars

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago mayoral candidates answer 23 questions

Hundreds gather in Loop to protest police violence and demand justice for Tyre Nichols

Financial disparities in Cook County are almost double national average, study finds

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Next Clayton sheriff to face multitude of issues over jail facility, staffing

Atlanta mayor launches ‘Year of the Youth’ to combat violent crime

Across the South, leaders urge Biden to pick Atlanta for Dem convention

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