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Today in Black America - April 5

POSTED: April 05, 2021, 9:00 am

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The New York Times

How Lower-Income Americans Get Cheated on Property Taxes

Inside Corporate America’s Frantic Response to the Georgia Voting Law

6 Takeaways From the First Week of the Derek Chauvin Trial

USA Today

It’s working in Eugene, Olympia, Denver: More cities are sending civilian responders, not police, on mental health calls

George Floyd's addiction could change how we talk about drug use and Black Americans

100 voices: Police and justice for everyday Americans are needed in my town

N.J. announces new measures to protect tenants from illegal lockouts during eviction moratorium

Ex-Rutgers star Devin McCourty campaigns for COVID vaccine

Bayonne street renamed after beloved pastor, local activist

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore software company leader helps kids learn about technology and following their passions

Baltimore solicitor won’t say if city agencies got a subpoena in federal tax investigation of the Mosbys

Maryland lawmakers attempt to hammer out details of police reform package

More students are majoring in political science and running for public office

Philly is trying to bridge vaccine gaps by targeting hard-hit neighborhoods. Finally, activists and experts say.

Housing advocates see denser buildings as an answer to affordability. But not all density is good density.

The Los Angeles Times

An apparent fourth wave of COVID-19 is centered in the East. Will it hit California?

Corporations gave tens of millions to lawmakers who back voting restrictions

‘Trial of the Chicago 7' cast wins at SAG Awards. And adds intrigue to Oscars

The Chicago Sun-Times

Plans at LeClaire Courts site promise to atone for CHA’s past

Evanston reparations leader: It’s time to do something about the line dividing Black, white lives

More suicides by Black Cook County residents in 2020 than in any year in over a decade

The Washington Post

Dominion says ex-Michigan state senator’s election fraud claims ‘successfully duped thousands of people’

Fauci pushes back on GOP criticisms, calling claims ‘bizarre’

Dozens of America’s biggest businesses paid no federal income tax — again

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