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September 28, 2021

New York Supreme Court Judge, the late Bruce H. Wright, author of "Black Robes, White Justice," is born in 1918 in Princeton, New Jersey.

Today in Black America - May 4

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The Baltimore Sun

Albert Holley uses Rita’s Italian Ice franchises in Baltimore County to serve more than frozen treats

Baltimore homicides are up more than 17% this year, with seven dead since Saturday as mayor vows to find a solution

Howard County schools working to ‘maximize’ number of students learning in person under current model


The Chicago Sun-Times


CPS CEO Janice Jackson’s resignation will leave district without top 3 officials


CPS CEO lets loose about CTU: ‘Right now, the politics in education are ugly’

Black activists march on CHA headquarters


Associated Press

UN program inks Moderna deal on 500M doses, starting in Q4

Some Black parents say remote learning gives racism reprieve

How companies rip off poor employees — and get away with it


NJ.com


N.J. says it supports police reform. But here are 4 ways it falls behind on basic measures.

N.J. town fires officer, suspends another over post calling Black Lives Matter protestors ‘terrorists’


Urban League was given Jersey City land to build affordable housing, then sold it for nearly $1.5 million: lawsuit



The Los Angeles Times


L.A. COVID-19 vaccination pace plunges as officials work to expand access

Kevin Merida named L.A. Times executive editor


Hiltzik: Republicans are trying to drag free preschool and college into culture war



USA Today

Proud Boys saw wave of contributions from Chinese diaspora before Capitol attack


Richard Cordray is Biden's pick to oversee federal student loans

Pfizer vaccine for adolescents to get FDA approval; much-anticipated decision opens door for 12-15 year-olds



The Washington Post

Garland to emphasize need for funding on domestic terrorism and civil rights work during House appearance today


U.S. trustee opposes NRA bankruptcy petition, dealing blow to group

Conservatives see a new threat in critical race theory as schools expand racial equity work


Philly.com


Following other cities, Philly will soon send specialists alongside cops to some mental health calls

Pa. Supreme Court picks former Pitt chancellor to chair powerful redistricting commission


Philadelphia scales back requested water rate increase, to 10.2%


The New York Times

Here’s why New York State’s population growth surprised census experts.

The G.O.P. Won It All in Texas. Then It Turned on Itself.

Analysis: Rising Diversity Might Not Help Democrats as Much as They Hope





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