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Today in Black America - March 16

POSTED: March 16, 2021, 9:30 am

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The New York Times

Democrats, Pushing Stimulus, Admit to Regrets on Obama’s 2009 Response

As Biden Confronts Vaccine Hesitancy, Republicans Are a Particular Challenge

A Secret War. Decades of Suffering. Will the U.S. Ever Make Good in Laos?

Here’s a recap of all federal stimulus programs now open to small businesses

Instagram feuds fueling shootings in West Philly. One claimed the lives of best friends.

Nearly 500 people were killed and 2,200 shot in Philadelphia in 2020, but overall violent crime stayed near decades-long lows

Police officer who died at the Capitol - and 2 men charged with attacking him - are all from N.J.

N.J.’s COVID vaccine eligibility expands today. Here’s everyone who can now schedule a shot.

Converting gym into clinic, school hosts COVID vaccination for 380 teachers and staff

The Chicago Sun-Times

Jesse Jackson: The right to vote is the foundation of democracy

CST Editorial Board: Keep water rates affordable in Illinois by thinking twice about privatization

Illinois not ready to end coronavirus restrictions — but Pritzker ready to discuss how we can

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore City schools report 13 positive COVID-19 results from group testing

New report released with recommendations to help guide Howard County through post-COVID life

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott asks for public input on draft crime plan

USA Today

'Feels like I'm being punished': College kids describe feelings of FOMO during spring break

A San Antonio man spoke out against Texas ending mask mandate. Then his noodle shop was vandalized with 'ugly display of hate.'

Fact check: Some states with GOP governors did have mask mandates

The Washington Post

Police reform is not enough. We need to rethink public safety.

Army pushed to deny D.C.’s request for National Guard before Jan. 6

Death in the prime of life: Covid-19 proves especially lethal to younger Latinos

The Los Angeles Times

BLM-LA says increased LAPD monitoring of protesters would mean further harassment

California’s vaccine expansion relies on honor system

Democrats loved Katie Porter when she bashed Trump. Now she is making them squirm

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