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Today in Black America - March 15

POSTED: March 15, 2021, 8:00 am

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The Washington Post

Where the money to states is going in the coronavirus relief package

Students were told to ‘tweet’ from the Civil War era. The school showcased their proslavery posts.

Massive Facebook study on users’ doubt in vaccines finds a small group appears to play a big role in pushing the skepticism

The Baltimore Sun

Men behind Walters art collection were Confederate sympathizers, officials at Baltimore museum reveal

Baltimore-area school districts say they’re making progress vaccinating teachers, but don’t know how many educators still need shots

Former nonprofit executive from Montgomery County adds name to growing list of Maryland gubernatorial hopefuls

The Chicago Sun Times

15 shot, two fatally, at overnight party at Park Manor business

Governor signs bill aimed at reducing health care inequities statewide

Mary Mitchell: American flag loses its meaning in the hands of Trumpsters

Philadelphia-area mental health crisis centers and hospitals grapple with shortage of inpatient beds

A nurse and mother was shot and killed at a Lansdale intersection. Months later, her family and police still seek answers.

Allegations of rampant abuse at Delaware County Juvenile Justice Center leads to immediate evacuation by judge

USA Today

'A humanitarian crisis': Pelosi decries 'broken system' as Biden asks FEMA to help with migrant children at border

Crumbling infrastructure leaves water buckets, boil water notices, as a way of life for some in Mississippi's capital

Derek Chauvin trial live: Second week of jury selection begins with 7 jurors seated, 7 to go

N.J. forest fire that destroyed buildings, damaged homes still burning. Firefighter critically injured.

Too many kids go hungry: Make SNAP benefit increase permanent | Editorial

Stimulus check update: How to change your bank information, address and track your payment

The Los Angeles Times

From movies to gyms to eateries, here’s what will reopen in L.A. County today

Councilman Joe Buscaino, a longtime LAPD officer, enters race for L.A. mayor in 2022

Skelton: Whether you like it or not, Biden’s COVID-19 relief plan is the result of a historic election

The New York Times

For Voting Rights Advocates, a ‘Once in a Generation Moment’ Looms

Stimulus Bill as a Political Weapon? Democrats Are Counting on It.

‘She Wants Well-Qualified People’: 88 Landlords Accused of Housing Bias

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