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Bishop Stephen G. Spottswood of the African American Episcopal Zion Church, a fierce civil rights advocate, was born in 1897 in Boston.

Today in Black America - April 23

POSTED: April 23, 2021, 8:30 am

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Associated Press

How struggling households can get federal rental assistance

US jobless claims fall to 547,000, another pandemic low

Countering Biden, GOP pitches $568B for infrastructure

The Baltimore Sun

Bladensburg Police officer arrested Thursday, accused of sex crimes with a minor in Baltimore County

After two decades behind bars for what a court called a flawed conviction, Eastern Shores man walks free

Confronting racial bias at Baltimore’s private schools

N.J. county to close most of its jail, send inmates to nearby facility

N.J. school district is going to 5 days of in-person instruction, but some parents, students ask for more

After 88 years, ‘offensive’ N.J. college newspaper name gets an edit

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County now offering limited walk-up appointments for COVID-19 vaccines

Op-Ed: Maxine Waters: I’m not new to this

UC and Cal State systems plan to require COVID-19 vaccinations

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago police shoot suspect in 7-year-old girl’s murder during chase on I-290

Adam Toledo shooting reinforces CPS students’ views on school police

Foxx says she should have known what prosecutor would say in court about police shooting of Adam Toledo

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Amid grief for Daunte Wright, a firm resolve for lasting change

Chauvin trial was life-changing experience, says alternate juror

Minnesota police licensing board updates protest response, bans supremacist groups

The Washington Post

As economy spikes, GOP still awaits ‘Biden depression’

You have the right to film police. Here’s how to do it effectively — and safely.

Most Americans support greater scrutiny of police, poll finds

Philly schools committing $80m in classroom resources in new budget picture

A guide to how policing laws in Philly and Pa. changed — or didn’t — after George Floyd’s murder

N.J. to bake climate change risk into policies, share costs

The New York Times

How New York’s Mayoral Hopefuls Would Change the N.Y.P.D.

How Does Ranked-Choice Voting Work in New York?

N.A.A.C.P. Leader Says ‘a Few Checks’ Can’t Fix Structural Racism

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