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April 15, 2021

Harold Washington, first Black mayor of Chicago, was born in 1922, and civil rights and labor leader A. Philip Randolph in 1889.

Today in Black America - March 8

POSTED: March 08, 2021, 8:30 am

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The Washington Post

Boarded up and lined with barbed wire, Minneapolis braces for murder trial in George Floyd’s death

Biden signs executive order promoting voting rights on 56th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’

Narrow victory on relief bill shows warning signs for Biden agenda


Philly.com


Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium receives a $25K donation on a day when it ran out of doses for a clinic

A teenage murder suspect, and his alleged victim’s family, have waited a year for the case to be heard due to COVID-19

Three public schools will close in Camden this year, but a fourth will be spared in district restructuring plan



NJ.com


N.J. drugmaker Merck reports new antiviral COVID drug quickly reduces virus

The successful fight for safe drinking water in Newark | Opinion

NBA legend, N.J. native Shaquille O’Neal is co-founding a diversity-focused ad agency


The Los Angeles Times

Tour Santa Monica’s once-vibrant Black neighborhoods, nearly erased by racism and ‘progress’

Many Californians have just three days of paid leave. What if they get COVID-19?

L.A. County reports 1,313 COVID-19 cases, as positivity rate continues to decline


The Chicago Sun-Times

Officials announce changes to who’s eligible for vaccines at United Center in an attempt to make distribution more equitable

Jury is in? Cook County public defender not in line for second term

Student mental health struggles intensify as high schools remain closed year into pandemic


USA Today

These cities could become the biggest winners and losers as more Americans shift to remote work

Two months and nearly 300 Capitol riot arrests later, the FBI is hunting hundreds more

Derek Chauvin trial live: Jury selection begins Monday; protest, vigil planned to honor George Floyd


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Ossoff, Warnock join Senate Democrats in approving sweeping COVID-19 relief bill

Voting and citizen’s arrest limits up for key votes at Georgia Capitol

GOP voting bills take power from locals & Brad Raffensperger, give to lawmakers


The New York Times


In the Stimulus Bill, a Policy Revolution in Aid for Children


Rescue Package Includes $86 Billion Bailout for Failing Pensions

Top State Leader Says ‘Cuomo Must Resign.’ Governor Says ‘No Way.’








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