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Actor and musician Benjamin Sherman "Scatman" Crothers was born on this date in 1910 in Terra Haute, Indiana.

Today in Black America - March 20

POSTED: March 20, 2023, 9:00 am

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USA Today

Florida GOP bill could ban girls from talking about periods in school

In wake of SVB collapse, lawmakers float raising FDIC deposit insurance cap of $250,000

Close to 190 banks could face Silicon Valley Bank's fate, according to a new study



The New York Times

Opinion: Before His Death, I Asked the Manhattan D.A. What His Greatest Fear Was. He Answered: ‘Trump.’


Lab Leak or Not? How Politics Shaped the Battle Over Covid’s Origin


Oregon’s Rural-Urban Divide Sparks Talk of Secession


The Associated Press


Trump’s call for protests gets muted reaction by supporters

Republican bills push cash bail, subvert Democratic changes


In Chicago mayor’s race, 2 hopefuls reflect Democrats’ split



NJ.com

For some students, a tour of Newark’s 35,000-acre watershed could lead to ‘an interesting job’

Jersey City’s brown and Black communities deserve a better Liberty State Park | Opinion

Show them the money: Why aren’t the businesses we lured to Camden hiring its people? | Editorial


The Baltimore Sun

General Assembly bills approach ‘crossover day’ with some ahead of the game, others hanging in the balance

Anne Arundel County government undergoes personnel changes in Social Services, Economic Development, Public Works

Baltimore Councilman Zeke Cohen enters council president race, setting up clash with incumbent Nick Mosby


The Los Angeles Times


Labor board won’t halt LAUSD strike for now, but could still act after a Monday review


Newsom proposes bond measure, sweeping mental health reform in California

Younger Angelenos have far more negative view of police than elders, poll finds



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


The Jolt: Jones-backed hospital fight could tie up legislative session

Clayton County Schools hopes SPLOST will help bring respect


Advocates worry tenant protection bill lacks teeth



The Washington Post


Covid changed parents’ view of schools — and ignited the education culture wars

Sen. Warren calls for lifting deposit insurance cap, blasts Fed

Opinion: Why white Christian nationalists are in such a panic


The Chicago Sun-Times

Black-owned business in Oak Park ‘barely holding on’ 3 years into the pandemic

Chicago businesses adapt to outlast ‘agonizingly slow’ COVID recovery 3 years after shutdown


Facing lawsuit by white business owner, Cook County retools grant program for minorities, women





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