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Today in Black America - March 31

POSTED: March 31, 2021, 8:30 am

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The New York Times

Black Executives Call on Corporations to Fight Restrictive Voting Laws

Biden Details $2 Trillion Plan to Rebuild Infrastructure and Reshape the Economy

‘It Wasn’t Right’: Young Witnesses Offer Emotional Testimony in Chauvin Trial

The Baltimore Sun

Public health experts urge caution in Maryland as COVID cases, positivity rate rise

Maryland comptroller joins calls for Hogan, health department to sever ties with Redfield over COVID comments

Some Baltimore female business owners find success through resilience during pandemic: ‘Keep going and stay driven’

The Chicago Sun-Times

Suburban businessman kicks off GOP bid for governor emulating Trump, hoping to be as effective ‘a leader in Illinois’

CST Editorial Board: Another good argument for dealing with low-level, nonviolent offenders in a smarter way

City opening mass vaccination sites at Wrigley conference center, Chicago State

The Los Angeles Times

Most California voters in new poll oppose recall of Gov. Newsom

Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective in children ages 12 to 15

‘One more!’ How Chadwick Boseman embraced life and his ‘Ma Rainey’ castmates

Many high school athletes face the trauma of violence and death. Their coaches face it too.

Stigma is COVID-19′s silent complication. It has changed since the pandemic’s early days.

Braddock’s mayor picks Malcolm Kenyatta over her predecessor, John Fetterman, in Pa. Senate race

Congestion toll plan in New York gets approved. It'll cost N.J. drivers more.

Legislators want public meeting for DOT to explain I-295 wall collapse to drivers

American Dream mega mall owners default on loan. Lenders to take stake in its other properties.

USA Today

The Atlanta shooting put a spotlight on the vulnerability of spa workers. Many are still routinely arrested across Georgia.

Kids going back to school in a pandemic are met with another trauma: Active shooter drills

Updates from Day 2 of the Derek Chauvin trial: 9-year-old, teen who recorded video of George Floyd's death among witnesses

The Washington Post

Young witnesses to George Floyd’s death testify they felt helpless as they watched him die

Top Trump adviser warned then-president on virus supply shortage, then pursued controversial deals

Two Capitol Police officers sue Trump for ‘physical and emotional injuries’ suffered in riots

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