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Today in Black America - April 13

POSTED: April 13, 2021, 9:00 am

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The New York Times


U.S. Calls for Pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine After Clotting Cases

Minnesota Officer Who Shot Daunte Wright Meant to Fire Taser, Chief Says

How a Very Weird Quirk Might Let Michigan Republicans Limit Voting Rights


The Baltimore Sun

From the pandemic to policing to placing sports bets, Maryland lawmakers broke new ground in session that stayed busy

‘I come to breathe’: In a time of stress, Black people looking to yoga for meditation, relief and healing


Baltimore unveils neighborhood-centric pilot cleanup program in Coldstream-Homestead-Montebello



The Los Angeles Times


Lifting kids out of poverty could be Biden’s legacy, but cost raises doubts

California reopens health insurance exchange; federal subsidies could slash premiums for many

Rival demonstrators protest during a White Lives Matter rally in Huntington Beach


The Chicago Sun-Times

Loretto CEO should be fired after COVID vaccine controversy, community petition states

CPS ‘firmly committed’ to reopening high schools next week despite CTU’s threat to stay remote

Jesse Jackson: George Floyd Justice in Policing Act would set smart national standards for police behavior


Philly.com

More single women are jumping into home ownership

Penn Museum apologizes for its ‘unethical’ collection of human skulls and says it will repatriate remains of Black Philadelphians and others

Trump supporter charged with harassment after threatening phone calls to Rep. Madeleine Dean


USA Today


Daunte Wright 'should still be alive': Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx, Trevor Noah speak out

Officer identified as a 26-year veteran in fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright: What we know


NAACP calls to end qualified immunity in Virginia after police officer pepper-sprayed Black and Latino Army officer


The Washington Post


Virginia attorney general launches civil rights probe of Black Army officer’s violent traffic stop

Minnesota killing adds to the anger, and the stakes, as Chauvin trial nears its end

Kristen Clarke faced abuse for taking on Trump. Now she’s poised to lead Justice Dept.’s civil rights team.


NJ.com

Often a candidate, she now wants to run against Murphy. Dems charge her petitions are fraudulent.

Jersey City restaurant slammed by claims of racial double-standard


N.J. reports 27 COVID deaths, 2,079 cases. More than half of state’s adults have received 1 vaccine dose.



 

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