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Today in Black America - April 20

POSTED: April 20, 2021, 9:30 am

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Associated Press

Out of sight but center stage, jurors weigh Chauvin’s fate

Nashville civil rights veterans see hope for future

In death, long after loss, Mondale’s liberal legacy stands


The Chicago Sun-Times

Lawmaker wants police officers taught how racism, ‘ignorance’ prevent them from doing their jobs fairly


For many in Latino community, Adam Toledo police shooting is their Laquan McDonald


Lightfoot tees off on criminal justice system after another violent weekend



The Los Angeles Times

Prosecutors’ challenge in Capitol riot probe: The Oath Keeper who didn’t go inside

Editorial: The jury is out for Chauvin, but we all should be ready to rule on American policing

Former HFPA president faces a backlash over email calling Black Lives Matter a ‘hate movement’



The Washington Post

White House closes in on ‘families plan’ spending proposal centered on child care, pre-K, paid leave

Watchdog nixed probes of Secret Service during Trump era, documents show

Judge jails two Proud Boys leaders pending trial tied to Capitol riot


NJ.com

N.J. will ‘definitely continue to open up’ if COVID numbers keep improving, Murphy says

As Jersey City schools again delay reopening, a new level of outcry emerges from vocal minority

N.J. principal who reported bullying of a family member was suspended from his job, lawyers say


The Baltimore Sun

‘He was murdered’: Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott says Chauvin verdict could force reckoning for leaders

John King Jr., former Obama education secretary, enters race for governor of Maryland

‘The answer is in the trash’: PCs for People works to close Baltimore’s yawning digital divide


Philly.com

Philly’s 7 best principals win Lindback award and $20,000 to improve their schools

Philadelphia police asked federal drug agents to ‘infiltrate’ protests last June, emails show

U.S. Supreme Court dismisses the last challenge over Pennsylvania’s 2020 election


The New York Times

As Chauvin Trial Goes to Jury, Focus Is on Video of Floyd’s Final Moments

‘I’m Serving This Country, and This Is How I’m Treated?’

Walter Mondale, Ex-Vice President and Champion of Liberal Politics, Dies at 93


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