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Today in Black America - March 11

POSTED: March 11, 2021, 8:30 am

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The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore City, counties review Maryland governor’s order to ease COVID restrictions

How county executives are answering Maryland Gov. Hogan’s plan to relax COVID restrictions at bars and restaurants

Maryland senators reintroduce bill to install statue of Harriet Tubman in the U.S. Capitol

The Chicago Sun-Times

Family of Illinois’ 1st COVID-19 death reflects on pandemic anniversary: ‘I wish you never knew us’

New exhibit of historical photos explores the fight for fair housing in Chicagoland

15 shot, 4 fatally, Wednesday in Chicago

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. schools finally have a clear reopening plan. Here is what you need to know

L.A. expects to receive $1.35 billion from the relief bill. Garcetti is ‘ecstatic’

Granderson: Why Jackson, Miss., reminds me of Flint, Mich.

Young men of color in Philly stay home to stay safe. A new study reveals a high cost.

Philly’s gun violence-prevention community needs a reckoning of its own | Helen Ubiñas

Gun violence is a citywide emergency. Declaring that doesn’t demand more policing or incarceration. | Editorial

USA Today

Money for colleges, libraries and clubs: 10 things you might not know are in Biden's COVID-19 relief package

Republicans locked arms against Biden's massive COVID relief bill. Now they plan to make it a top election issue

'Marinating in disinformation,' Black community fights COVID vaccine lies on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

The New York Times

With Relief Plan, Biden Takes on a New Role: Crusader for the Poor

A G.O.P. senator tweets approvingly about part of the stimulus bill, without mentioning one detail: his ‘no’ vote.

Seattle’s Virus Success Shows What Could Have Been

The Washington Post

GOP-backed voting measures could create hurdles for tens of millions of voters

Former U.S. presidents (minus one) urge Americans to get vaccinated in new ad series

A breakdown of the Biden stimulus bill: How big is it? Who gets the most help?

These N.J. kids lost a young parent to COVID. They will never be the same.

N.J. unemployment claimants should be spared lapse in benefits with quick signing of stimulus bill by Biden

Embattled N.J. school district faces another roadblock to classroom return

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