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April 21, 2021

The National Urban League was founded on this date in 1911 in New York City upon the merger of three social service organizations.

Today in Black America - March 5

POSTED: March 05, 2021, 12:00 pm

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The Washington Post

With Biden’s agenda at stake, pressure to end filibuster grows

State Dept. aide appointed by Trump stormed Capitol, beat police, FBI says

GOP governors scorn pandemic restrictions as they compete in pro-Trump party


The Los Angeles Times

Democrats tussle over minimum wage. Kamala Harris is caught in the middle

More Los Angeles school districts are moving to reopen


California thinks it can stop COVID by flooding poor areas with vaccine. Will it work?


The Baltimore Sun

Where does Maryland stand a year after COVID arrived? Pandemic may end soon, but keep your mask on.

Two teenage boys shot in Baltimore on Thursday in separate incidents; five children have been shot since Saturday


Activists march to Maryland State House demanding no compromise, ‘real police reform’


The Chicago Sun-Times


13 questions with CPS CEO Janice Jackson a week after schools reopen


When the COVID pandemic hit, Illinois sales tax revenues plunged in one place worst of all

Mary Mitchell: Police, activists have to work more closely to stop crimes against Black women, girls


NJ.com


These N.J. teens fought for African-American studies to be required. They succeeded.


State Sen. Sandra Cunningham charged with DWI after sideswiping 2 parked cars near her N.J. home

Third stimulus check update: Here’s how many N.J. residents would now get nothing under new plan for $1,400 payments


Philly.com

Philly DA Larry Krasner’s rival tries to pick off a big group behind his win

Philly’s gun violence-prevention community needs a reckoning of its own

Fires and demolitions threaten Strawberry Mansion block where historic John Coltrane house struggles for survival | Inga Saffron



USA Today


Exclusive: Stark divide on race, policing emerges since George Floyd's death, USA TODAY/Ipsos Poll shows

Man with feet up on Pelosi's desk erupts at his Capitol riot hearing

Ex-State Department employee, Trump appointee Federico Klein arrested in Capitol attack


The New York Times


The U.S. Added 379,000 Jobs in February as Hiring Picked Up: Live Updates

Former impeachment manager sues Trump for ‘incitement to riot,’ terrorism and other charges related to the Capitol attack.

Cuomo Aides Rewrote Nursing Home Report to Hide Higher Death Toll


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