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Elston Howard becomes the first Black player on the New York Yankees baseball team on this date in 1955.

Today in Black America - April 21

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USA Today

Pro-life conservatives threaten to reject Trump. Here's what they want.

Boston Marathon incident adds to list of things Black people can't do

For Earth Day, experts tell USA TODAY what living in 2050 might be like


The New York Times


In a Nation Armed to the Teeth, These Tiny Missteps Led to Tragedy

Biden to Create White House Office of Environmental Justice

The Future of Social Media Is a Lot Less Social


The Associated Press


Revisionists attempt to whitewash Jan. 6 riot with ‘Justice for All’ song

Biden to sign order prioritizing ‘environmental justice’

Biden 2024 splits Dems but most would back him: AP-NORC poll



The Baltimore Sun


He was freed from a life sentence in prison after 27 years. Now, he will fight for his innocence.

‘This community needs the love’: In Westport, killing of 12-year-old boy steers attention to lack of resources

New report shows Maryland prisons understaffed by over 3,000 guards



NJ.com

Mom, daughter found dead in N.J. home


‘Abbott Elementary’ star Sheryl Lee Ralph to speak at Rutgers commencement

‘Frustrated’ Rutgers union leaders considering return to picket lines


The Washington Post

Supreme Court set to decide on abortion pill access

After months of controversy, Va. approves new school history standards

The kids are not okay, and D.C. schools stand to lose crucial therapists


The Los Angeles Times

Wrong-place shootings put ‘stand your ground’ laws in the spotlight

Judge rejects L.A. County’s revamped homeless settlement

Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan dies at 92


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Dear Dr. Horton: A parent’s plea to the new DeKalb superintendent

Georgia is changing citizen and felon verification after Fair Fight trial

Opinion: Trump’s Big Lie comes crashing down - again


The Chicago Sun-Times


Mayor-elect Johnson chooses City Hall ‘lifer’ as his chief of staff

GI Bill snafus fallout: Illinois attorney general backs decorated Army vet James Rudisill’s bid to Supreme Court to restore benefits

Natalie Y. Moore: Mayor Lightfoot leaves a legacy worth building on in city planning, development






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