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Today in Black America - March 27

POSTED: March 27, 2023, 5:00 pm

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The Associated Press

Woman kills 3 kids, 3 adults at a Nashville Christian school

He said deputies shoved a gun in his mouth. He isn’t the only one

NJ takes over Paterson police after crisis worker’s shooting


The New York Times


It is rare for a woman to commit a mass shooting.


Former National Enquirer Publisher Testifies Again in Trump Inquiry


Fox News Fires Producer Who Accused Network of Coercion



USA Today


'Be nice,' education model urged. That's now controversial in Florida.

Wayne State University suspends professor over social media post allegedly advocating violence


Ramadan is here: What to know about observing the Muslim holy month



NJ.com


N.J. Attorney General announces takeover of troubled Paterson Police Department

It’s too easy for scammers to steal your mail. N.J. congressman calls for more protections.

N.J. water systems remain uncontaminated after chemical spill in Pa. creek, officials say



The Baltimore Sun


Lawmakers to propose emergency legislation to stop treatment of train derailment wastewater at Baltimore facility

Maryland ranked 5th in nation for fewest COVID-19 deaths per capita


Maryland Gov. Wes Moore pledges to sign Trans Health Equity Act



The Los Angeles Times


Editorial: The Board of Equal What? Let California voters decide whether to dump pointless elected positions

These 33 important buildings owned by L.A. County could be at risk in a major quake


Arellano: An LAPD SWAT raid wrecked this man’s print shop. He can’t get compensation


The Washington Post

From outcast to political symbol: How the AR-15 emerged as an icon

We spent 7 months examining the AR-15’s role in America. Here’s what we learned.

Amid rise in mass shootings, could a magazine ban reduce deaths?


The Chicago Sun-Times


Pardon sought for Black Illinois man executed in 1908


Illinois Democrats spending big to combat ‘extremist conservatives’ in school board races

Battle of the Scotts: Two rivals share last name, some ideas in West Side’s 24th Ward run-off race


The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


Decatur school system names finalist for superintendent

Early voting time off bill wins final approval in Georgia

Deputies accused of shoving guns in mouths of 2 Black men






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