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Today in Black America - April 27

POSTED: April 27, 2021, 9:30 am

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Associated Press

US marks slowest population growth since the Depression

What’s behind the growth slump? Takeaways from census data

Global rights group accuses Israel of apartheid, persecution


The Los Angeles Times

Gov. Gavin Newsom to face recall election as Republican-led effort hits signature goal

Editorial: Sigh. The bitter, costly — and probably very silly — recall nightmare begins

Democrats propose paid family leave, long-term push to reduce child poverty


The Baltimore Sun

3 Maryland families for years criticized David Fowler’s rulings as medical examiner. Then came Derek Chauvin’s trial.


Baltimore to send some 911 calls to counselors; police reform advocates seek further, community-connected steps

Could Biden infrastructure bill turn Baltimore’s Highway to Nowhere into a city park? | COMMENTARY


The Chicago Sun-Times

Des Plaines police chief raises questions about accidental shooting that seriously injured a budding guitarist on Northwest Side

Illinois universities plan in-person commencements — and 2020 grads are invited, too

Jesse Jackson: The case for statehood for the District of Columbia is clear


NJ.com

N.J. population tops 9.2M as state will keep its 12 congressional seats, census shows


N.J. vice principal tossed beer at diners as wife complained of transgender woman using bathroom

Massive Black Lives Matter mural is a symbol of hope and progress, artists say


The Washington Post

When communities try to hold police accountable, law enforcement fights back

Supreme Court to hear gun-control case next term on carrying weapons outside home

What Northam’s Black VMI schoolmates endured 40 years ago: ‘We don’t want you here’


USA Today


'Ready for the pop?': Colorado police officer joked about excessive force used in arrest of elderly woman, video shows


Andrew Brown Jr.'s family says police 'executed' him, then only showed a 20-second video clip from body-cam


5 visuals explain the shifting House seats and how the changes could affect the 2022 midterm elections


The New York Times


Homeland Security Will Assess How It Identifies Extremism in Its Ranks

Biden Forms Task Force to Explore Ways to Help Labor


The Biggest Mayor’s Race in Years? New Yorkers’ Minds Are Elsewhere.


Philly.com


Penn Museum apologizes for keeping remains of MOVE victim rather than returning them to family

A year of isolation was hard on older adults with dementia. Families and experts wonder how much damage can be undone.

Pa. state university system releases plan to merge six schools, with a vote expected Wednesday






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