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Today in Black America - April 30

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Associated Press

Key piece of Biden’s $1.8T families plan expires after 2025

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


‘I’m still exhaling’: Swing-state voters on Biden’s 100 days


The Baltimore Sun

‘Today is a good day, Baltimore’: VP Kamala Harris visits COVID vaccine site, says US is emerging from crisis

After taxing pandemic experience, a ‘trembling’ Baltimore nurse has memorable, private encounter with VP Harris

Can Baltimore end the War on Drugs? As Marilyn Mosby takes lead on decriminalization, few public health alternatives are in place



The Los Angeles Times

Jury awards family of Black man nearly $2.3 million in Anaheim police death

The Compton Girls Club is the after-school program you wish you’d had as a teen

Editorial: Banning menthol cigarettes is a racial justice issue


The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago police oversight agency finds ‘significant deficiencies’ while reviewing Anjanette Young raid. Now up to top cop to decide discipline

Lightfoot says COPA must justify decision to recommend stripping powers from cop in Alvarez shooting

City Council committee endorses renaming Outer Lake Shore Drive to honor DuSable


NJ.com

Missing daughter of N.J. anti-violence activist was kidnapped, killed, sheriff says


Police chief who asked to sleep with officer’s wife and daughter should be demoted, hearing officer rules


N.J. charges 9 with forming a ‘hit squad’ behind bars to attack officers and prisoners


The Washington Post

Fla. legislature passes voting limits despite pleas from Black lawmakers

FBI told Giuliani and key Trump ally in Senate of disinformation campaign

100 days in, Harris tries to move from history-maker to Biden’s heir apparent


USA Today


Green jobs’ path to middle class, sustainability largely blocked to Native Americans

'Release the tapes': Protesters demand footage after Sheriff identified deputies involved in fatal shooting of Andrew Brown Jr.

Why President Joe Biden's first speech to Congress marked a turning point for TV news



The New York Times


Senate Passes $35 Billion Water Bill, but Bigger Infrastructure Fights Loom

Firing of U.S. Ambassador Is at Center of Giuliani Investigation

Idaho Lawmaker Accused of Raping an Intern Resigns





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