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April 14, 2021

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

Today in Black America - February 25

POSTED: February 25, 2021, 9:00 am

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The New York Times

Inside a Battle Over Race, Class and Power at Smith College

South Dakota Attorney General Faces Impeachment and Calls to Resign Over Crash

New Findings on 2 Ways Children Become Seriously Ill From the Coronavirus


The Baltimore Sun


Hogan says Baltimore could get a version of Washington’s Purple Line if private sector bought in


Baltimore-born author and educator Wes Moore considering running for Maryland governor

Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine: What you need to know with the single-dose vaccine set to reach Maryland


The Chicago Sun-Times

CPS open to improving remote learning as F’s increase, attendance drops

Pfleger again declares he’s innocent of sex abuse claims after state wraps up its probe

High school reopening talks between CPS, CTU expected to start this week


Philly.com

Philly Black doctors clinic outpaced the city in vaccinating Black residents, but group says there’s ‘room for improvement’


Pa. Republicans met Wednesday night to censure Pat Toomey, but came away with nothing

Rutgers, Penn take steps to confront ties to slavery on their campuses


The Los Angeles Times

What N.Y. prosecutors could learn from Trump’s tax records

California tops 50,000 COVID-19 deaths amid fears of new variants


Biden lifts Trump-era ban blocking most legal immigration to the U.S.


USA Today

'A reckoning is near': America has a vast overseas military empire. Does it still need it?


Standardized tests are back. They'll feel different and many students won't take them.

Young Black men and teens are killed by guns 20 times more than their white counterparts, CDC data shows


The Washington Post


At William & Mary, a school for free and enslaved Black children is rediscovered

Many of Biden’s nominees of color run into turbulence in the Senate

Marjorie Taylor Greene accused of cruelty aimed at colleague’s transgender child

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