today in black history

June 12, 2024

NAACP Field Secretary and civil rights leader, Medgar Evers, was assassinated in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi in 1963.

Today in Black America - April 16

POSTED: April 16, 2021, 7:00 am

  • POST
    • Add to Mixx!
  • Text Size
  • PDF

NOTE: Some newspapers listed use a pay wall that requires a subscription before you can access the article

Associated Press

Police: 8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis

Chauvin skips testifying as trial in Floyd death nears end

Video: Chicago boy wasn’t holding gun when shot by officer

USA Today

Maxine Waters tells Jim Jordan 'shut your mouth' during congressional hearing with Fauci

US reports 30% of adults fully vaccinated; Florida education official tells schools masks optional: Latest COVID-19 updates

The student debt crisis is crushing Black Americans. Here's how loan forgiveness could help

The Los Angeles Times

CBS combines news, TV stations group and taps new leaders after Times investigation

‘La Gran Madre’ helps child migrants separated from their families — because she was one

Michael Jordan will be Kobe Bryant’s presenter at Laker legend’s Hall of Fame induction

The Chicago Sun-Times

CPS, CTU reach tentative agreement to reopen high schools; union members to vote

Lightfoot says Chicago ‘failed’ Adam Toledo, vows to do more to save teens like him

Little Village woman says she watched as Adam Toledo was shot

Jersey City teachers excited, nervous as they return to classrooms for first time in over a year

Murphy proposes 8 ‘sweeping’ new gun laws in wake of rising homicides, shootings nationwide

Another N.J. college requires COVID vaccinations for students

The Washington Post

Coronavirus hot spots flare up, increasing U.S. hospitalizations

How the Justice Dept. came to investigate Rep. Matt Gaetz

Derek Chauvin’s defense rests after he declines to testify in his murder trial in the death of George Floyd

State fixing system that mistakenly believed people with food stamps were shopping improperly

Pandemic precautions made for an illness-free year for many. What that means for our immune systems.

N.J. advocates are seeking extended services for special-ed students who missed school because of the pandemic

The New York Times

Vernon Jones, a Pro-Trump Republican, Will Challenge Kemp in Georgia

How Democrats Who Lost in Deep-Red Places Might Have Helped Biden

Outside Money Floods Mayor’s Race, Raising Ethics Concerns

Some newspapers listed use a pay wall that requires a subscription before you can access the article

Related References