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Today in Black America - March 23

POSTED: March 23, 2021, 8:30 am

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The New York Times

From Columbine to Boulder, Colorado has a long history of mass shootings.

A suspect, injured during the shooting, was in custody, the police said.

Mayor Ends Remote Work for 80,000 in Signal to Rest of New York City

USA Today

What's next for Biden? A $3 trillion package for infrastructure, schools, families

AstraZeneca vaccine results may have used 'outdated information'; more states make vaccines widely available: Live COVID-19 updates

'Radicalized by hate': Suspect in officer Sicknick assault jailed pending trial, new Capitol riot videos show chemical spray

The Baltimore Sun

Attorney for Baltimore officials Nick and Marilyn Mosby accuses federal prosecutors of misconduct, seeks suspension of investigation

Maryland House passes bill ending county jail contracts to house ICE detainees

Advocates rally to remove homeowners from city tax sale

N.J. reports 28 COVID deaths, 2,608 cases as state leads nation in new positive tests

Gov. Murphy has exploited Black community, needs to be held accountable, N.J. pastor writes top Democrats

Law requiring public workers to live in N.J. is ‘unconstitutional,’ judge rules, allowing teacher to keep her job

The Chicago Sun-Times

Evanston passes first-in-nation reparations

CPS’ Agassiz Elementary — named after a racist biologist — to be renamed for Harriet Tubman

Jesse Jackson: Our diversity is truly America’s strength, and the hateful reaction to it America’s weakness

Mobile vaccine clinics ramp up efforts to reach Philly’s most vulnerable communities: ‘Let’s bring vaccine to them’

An undocumented house cleaner loses her job in Philly, but finds her mission

Philly’s new gun briefings need improvement — even if we grade on a curve

The Los Angeles Times

Overwhelmed, Border Patrol releases migrants without court paperwork, stirring confusion

Banks: Asians, Blacks experience racism differently. But we need to unite against hate

Plaschke: Elgin Baylor was the first great Los Angeles Laker — and their most forgotten legend

The Washington Post

Evanston, Ill., leads the country with first reparations program for Black residents

Roger Stone keeps appearing in Capitol breach investigation filings

W.Va. man charged in assault on Capitol officer is ordered held pending trial

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