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May 12, 2021

Mervyn Dymally, who served as California's Lieutenant Governor, in the State Legislature and Congress, was born in 1926 in Trinidad.

Today in Black America - April 12

POSTED: April 12, 2021, 8:30 am

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USA Today

Derek Chauvin trial live: Week 3 expected to begin with more medical testimony about George Floyd death, autopsy

Minnesota police fatally shot man after traffic stop, family says; crowd holds protest

Police officer accused of pepper-spraying Black and Latino Army officer in Virginia fired


The Los Angeles Times


‘Biden Republicans’? Some in GOP are open to president’s agenda


Burbank erects fence around restaurant that has repeatedly defied COVID health orders

L.A. public schools will begin reopening this week. Here’s what you need to know


The Chicago Sun-Times

After Kamala Harris visit, business jumps at Brown Sugar Bakery on Chicago’s South Side

CTU members vote to work remotely starting Wednesday if high school reopening agreement isn’t reached

CPD preparing for demonstrations after release of Toledo shooting video, Chauvin verdict


Philly.com

Philly DA Larry Krasner and challenger Carlos Vega enter election homestretch as gun violence surges


PSERS and its troubles: A guide to the woes facing Pa.’s biggest pension plan

Philadelphia expects $42 million from new Biden initiative for people experiencing homelessness



The Baltimore Sun


How Maryland policing laws will change: Here’s a breakdown of the bills the General Assembly has passed.


Maryland lawmakers enter last day of session facing final steps on sports betting, votes on dozens of other bills

Baltimore leaders trying to get a handle on a violent week that saw 10 shot to death, and another 14 injured



NJ.com


Every N.J. cop must wear body cams by June. Here’s the plan to cover the costs.

N.J. school district needed substitutes, so it doubled their pay. The move worked.

I Am Trenton Foundation funds social justice projects


The New York Times


Protesters Clash With Police After Minnesota Officer Shoots Black Man


Biden’s Infrastructure Push Spurs a Flurry of Lobbying in Congress

Online Schools Are Here to Stay, Even After the Pandemic







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