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Today in Black America - April 26

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The Associated Press

Biden expanding summer food program for 34M schoolchildren

Biden’s first 100 days: Where he stands on key promises

Analysis: A reckoning on racism? Not for many leaders of GOP


The Baltimore Sun

A product of Jim Crow, Maryland’s historically Black colleges beckon to students of color today as a ‘safe space’ in a racially tense nation

Confused over Marilyn Mosby’s new policy on Baltimore drug prosecutions? Here’s what her office says it means.

In West Baltimore, a verdict and impending reforms stir memories of injustice and hope for better police relations


The Chicago Sun-Times

Mary Mitchell: First White House Black Secret Service agent still trying to clear his name

Ex-Rep. Luis Gutierrez slams Foxx for failing to watch Adam Toledo video before prosecutor: ‘Shame on you’

Community colleges hope to bring students back to campus this fall


The Los Angeles Times


In first 100 days, Biden combines progressive goals and a reassuring manner

Months before George Floyd’s death, Angel Zapata Hernandez died in San Diego with a knee to his neck

Editorial: Eliminate parking requirements: Housing people is more important than housing cars


NJ.com


They called it ‘The God Squad.’ How a brazen band of cops operated in this N.J. suburb.

2 Jersey City council members went back to school -- and the public helped pay for it

15-year-old charged in bomb threat that caused evacuations at Princeton University


The New York Times

Black Democrats, Conflicted on a Voting Rights Push, Fear It’s Too Late

Eric Adams Endorsed by Top Bronx Leader, Giving Him Lift With Latinos

Troy Carter Elected to Congress From Louisiana


Philly.com

Police in Philly and beyond are struggling with a shortage of police recruits and a surge in retirements


Gov. Wolf joins city and state officials in pledging to address gun violence in Philadelphia

Haverford College students launched a strike last fall after a racial reckoning. The impact still lingers.


The Washington Post

Public’s concerns over J&J vaccine are widespread, Post-ABC poll finds

First batch of data from 2020 Census to be released today


Head-kicking attack in New York leaves Asian man, 61, in coma, sparks hate-crime investigation





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