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Today in Black America - March 17

POSTED: March 17, 2021, 8:00 am

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The Washington Post

Eight killed, including six Asian women, in Atlanta-area spa shootings; suspect arrested after manhunt

Migrants are not overrunning U.S. border towns, despite the political rhetoric

Biden, for the first time, says he wants to overhaul the filibuster

The Baltimore Sun

Bill would add executive-appointed member to Baltimore County school board, change voting rules

Hogan weighing expanded Maryland COVID vaccine eligibility; announcement expected ‘shortly’

Mail-in ballot four months late? Postal delays persist in the Baltimore area amid continued federal scrutiny on USPS.

The Chicago Sun-Times

CVS offers COVID-19 vaccines in Chicago, Cook County

CPS aims to reopen high schools April 19 pending ‘ongoing’ CTU negotiations

Woman slain in Park Manor mass shooting was visiting city after recently moving to Texas: ‘She needs justice’

In Philadelphia, nearly a third of customers are past due on their water bills

As vaccine distribution ramps up, so do efforts to care for Philly’s vulnerable immigrants

Philly says ‘desperately needed’ stimulus funding will help avert painful budget cuts

The Los Angeles Times

Asian Americans have been verbally and physically attacked, shunned during pandemic, study shows

White supremacist propaganda surged in 2020, report says

L.A. prosecutors will identify cases involving retired LAPD cop who yelled racial slurs at Black motorist

Cops fired 17 shots into home, killing man having mental health crisis, lawsuit says. ‘It didn’t have to happen.’

N.J. district suspends plan to return to 5 full days of school due to rising COVID cases

Stimulus check update: Feds won’t garnish your payments if you owe taxes, IRS says

The New York Times

A Close-Up Picture of Partisan Segregation, Among 180 Million Voters

Judges Juggle Over 2,700 Cases Each as Families Wait for Day in Court

Courting Unions and Latino Voters: 5 Takeaways From the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

USA Today

Stimulus check: Young investors use $1,400 COVID-19 relief payments to join stock market boom

White supremacist propaganda hit an all-time high in 2020, new report says

Do I have to wear a mask? Can I visit my grandparents? Questions about the CDC guidelines for vaccinated people, answered

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