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    Alabama NAACP Criticizes State Ruling on Police Shooting

    By The Associated Press The Alabama NAACP is criticizing the state's decision not to prosecute a police officer who killed a Black man in a case of mistaken identity. A statement from the civil rights organization says...

    Officials: Maryland Student Posts Racial Slur after Basketball Loss

    By The Associated Press School officials say a Maryland high school student used a racist slur in a social media message after his school's basketball team lost to a team comprised mostly of Black players. The Capitol...

    Fatal Shootings Force P.G. County Police to Ask for Help

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] Police investigations continue throughout Prince George’s County after separate incidents involving victims who were fatally wounded.  Law enforcement officials have made an arrest in one case, but don’t have...

    Protesters Pushed Back at NYC Federal Jail Where Power Out

    By JULIE WALKER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Some demonstrators protesting the lack of heat and electricity at a federal detention center in New York City attempted to enter the facility Sunday, and witnesses...

    Virginia Governor Clings to Office, Ignoring Calls to Resign

    By ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam clung to office Sunday amid nearly unanimous calls from his own party to resign over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school...

    5 Children Ejected From Minivan, Killed in Maryland Wreck

    By The Associated Press BOWIE, Md. (AP) — Maryland authorities say they're investigating a crash that killed five children who were ejected from a minivan. Two adults were also injured. Maryland State Police troopers say in...

    Legislators Usher in Black History Month in Wisconsin

    By The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A group of Black legislators are ushering in Black History Month in Wisconsin. Black History Month runs throughout February. Members of the Legislative Black Caucus along with Gov....

    School to Raise BLM Flag While Another Marks Anniversary

    By The Associated Press SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — South Burlington High School students will raise a Black Lives Matter flag to fly during February in honor of Black History Month. Friday's flag rising comes the...

    Family Seeks $20M for Calif. Police Shooting of Black Man

    By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The family of a 22-year-old unarmed Black man killed by police last year filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday seeking more than $20 million from the...

    Baltimore Man Gets Life for Killing Pregnant Girlfriend

    By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore man has been sentenced to life in prison for the slaying of his pregnant girlfriend. In a Monday statement, Baltimore's office of the state's attorney said William...

    Apple Turns Off Group FaceTime Amid Reports of Bug

    By The Associated Press Apple has made the group chat function in FaceTime unavailable after users said there was a bug that could allow callers to activate another user's microphone remotely. The bug was demonstrated through videos...

    Man Wanted in Slaying of 4 in Georgia Arrested in Indiana

    By The Associated Press ROCKMART, Ga. (AP) — Federal authorities have arrested a man wanted in the slayings of four people and injuring of a man in a pair of shootings in Georgia. The Georgia Bureau...

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