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Today in Black America - April 21

POSTED: April 21, 2021, 9:30 am

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Associated Press

Floyd verdict gives hope, if only fleeting, to Black America

‘Sliver of hope.’ Relief, caution as Floyd verdict absorbed

Columbus police officer fatally shoots girl swinging knife

The Minneapolis Star Tribune


Minneapolis streets erupt in elation over guilty verdicts for Derek Chauvin

Rep. Omar joins Brooklyn Center residents in calls for police reform

USA Today

'This is our Selma moment:' Racial justice activists hope Derek Chauvin verdict spurs larger systemic change

After Chauvin's guilty verdict: A trial for American policing, the struggle for public trust begins anew

Derek Chauvin found guilty of murder in George Floyd's death. How much time in prison could he face?

The Los Angeles Times

America reflects on the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin

$1,000 a month with no strings attached: Guaranteed basic income could be coming to L.A.

Media images of Black death come at a cost, experts say. And many viewers are fed up

The Chicago Sun-Times

Latino leaders want feds to investigate shooting of Adam Toledo

‘Justice was served’: State, local officials and Chicagoans react to Derek Chauvin’s murder conviction

Lightfoot urges vaccination as COVID-19 cases rise in Black community faster than rest of city

Tears, fears, and fireworks. N.J.'s profound reaction to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict.

As prices rise, Asbury Park voters reject strict rent control ordinance

Perth Amboy cops seized bikes from ‘unlicensed’ Black and Latino teens, and a social media backlash is raging

Relief, calm, and a sense that ‘justice was served’ as Philadelphia watches Chauvin’s guilty verdict

Philly DA Larry Krasner and challenger Carlos Vega enter election homestretch as gun violence surges

Where COVID-19 cases are rising the most in Philadelphia; finding a rental car may be a challenge

The Washington Post

How a police officer was convicted of murder for killing someone on duty

The verdict: George Floyd’s life mattered

Biden says the verdict offers a chance at police reform

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