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Today in Black America - April 14

POSTED: April 14, 2021, 9:30 am

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USA Today

Daunte Wright shooting: Decision on charges for former Brooklyn Center police officer could come Wednesday

There have been at least 16 incidents of 'weapon confusion' since 2001. Experts weigh in on why this happens.

Blood clots and COVID-19 vaccines: How scientists are starting to unravel the rare side effect of the J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines

Associated Press

In Minnesota, suburban mayor is thrust into policing debate

Minnesota shooting charging decision awaited, protests go on

Haiti prime minister resigns amid violence, political strife

The Los Angeles Times

Granderson: The killing of Daunte Wright shows this American sickness doesn’t stop

California remains optimistic on COVID-19 recovery despite pausing J&J vaccine use

Wisconsin officer who shot Jacob Blake returned to duty and won’t be disciplined

Gov. Murphy’s Democratic primary opponents should be tossed off ballot, judges say

N.J. reports 49 COVID deaths, 3,466 cases as state shelves J&J vaccines

N.J.'s top court just gave medical marijuana patients a huge victory

Philly schools lose more money to tax breaks than any district in the country, a new report says

Philly protesters march for Daunte Wright

Larry Krasner let a documentary crew into the DA’s Office. Here are its takeaways.

The Chicago Sun-Times

Adam Toledo’s family views video of his fatal police shooting; public release of footage won’t be immediate, COPA says

High school teachers stay home as CPS, CTU work on reopening plan

CST Editorial Board: Another day, another cop shooting. Can we please stop kidding ourselves?

The New York Times

Court Vindicates Black Officer Fired for Stopping Colleague’s Chokehold

Capitol Police Told to Hold Back on Riot Response on Jan. 6, Report Finds

Democrats Were Lukewarm on Campaign Biden. They Love President Biden.

The Washington Post

Underserved communities bear brunt of Johnson & Johnson pause

Among Derek Chauvin’s witnesses: A former Md. medical examiner being sued over ‘chillingly similar’ case

Democrats signal limited patience for GOP opposition to Biden infrastructure package

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