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Today in Black America - March 9

POSTED: March 09, 2021, 7:00 am

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The Washington Post

Stimulus bill expected to be a boon to some Black farmers

Man charged in Capitol riot is linked to Oath Keepers, seen with Roger Stone on Jan. 6, prosecutors say

‘QAnon Shaman’ stays in jail as judge slams his arguments: ‘So frivolous as to insult the Court’s intelligence’

The Chicago Sun-Times

Pritzker signs ‘inclusive’ education equity bill into law, allowing state to ‘make history’ — and teach it better

Illinois’ daily COVID-19 caseload, death count dip to last summer’s numbers

Jesse Jackson: Asian Americans confront a new wave of racial violence

The Los Angeles Times

L.A., Orange counties move closer to wider reopenings

Claimed value of sleepy New York estate could come to haunt Trump

In win for Vanessa Bryant, judge rules deputies who shared Kobe crash photos can be named

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland expanded vaccine rollout to those 65 and older to correct racial disparities, acting health secretary says

‘A major, major loss’: Closing of Lockheed Martin plant is end of an era for eastern Baltimore County

Baltimore singer turns her activist spirit to racial justice work at Govans Presbyterian Church

Congress bails out troubled pension plans for teamsters, Acme, carpenters, electricians, and others in Philly area

For the first time in a year, some Philly schools reopen to student, parent cheers

Philly’s indie music venue owners may have a new lifeline from the federal COVID-19 relief bill

USA Today

President Biden's COVID-19 stimulus bill is on the brink of becoming law. Here's where it stands

Daniel Prude's children sue Rochester, NY, alleging history of ignored police misconduct

Charges permanently dropped against Breonna Taylor's boyfriend for shooting officer the night she was killed

The New York Times

Roy Blunt of Missouri, No. 4 Senate Republican, Plans to Retire

How Biden’s Solidarity Emboldened a Liberal Push for Power in Alabama

‘I Was So Nervous’: Back to Class After a Year Online

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia House unanimously passes overhaul of state’s citizen’s arrest law

Georgia Senate votes to eliminate no-excuse absentee voting

Supreme Court rules for former Ga. college student in free speech case

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