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Today in Black America - April 28

POSTED: April 28, 2021, 11:00 am

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Associated Press

Video shows California man pinned by officers before he dies

Biden to pitch sweeping ‘family plan’ in speech to Congress

US ‘Real ID’ deadline is now May 2023 because of COVID-19

Another N.J. college to require students to get COVID vaccine before returning for fall semester

Top health official says N.J. will hit vaccination goal. ‘I can guarantee it.’

Admin stole $2.6M, gambled with it and went on luxury vacations, authorities allege

The Los Angeles Times

Biden ‘Families Plan’ would tax rich to help schools, child care, 2-year colleges and more

What exactly is in Biden’s $1.8-trillion “Families Plan”?

Ethnic studies slammed by some in Orange County as anti-white, divisive

The Chicago Sun-Times

Boy, 13, is shot just a block from where he came to the aid of a 10-year-old girl wounded last fall

Pritzker signs bill to heal real health care problems facing Black and Brown residents — but GOP says it’s based on ‘fantasy money’

Shave and a shot? City health officials ponder ‘creative ways’ to ‘make vaccine something that people are excited about getting’

The Baltimore Sun

2022 Maryland governor’s race: Who’s in, who’s out, who’s on the fence

Maryland board of education says school districts should offer in-person classes full time this fall

Maryland reviewing CDC’s loosened guidelines on outdoor masks, but restrictions remain the same for now

USA Today

Biden to propose $1.8 trillion 'families plan' with paid leave, child care, universal pre-K, free community college

VisuWell CEO fired after video shows altercation with teenager wearing prom dress in Tennessee

With menthol cigarettes, Big Tobacco targets Black lives. Don't allow profiting from death.

The Washington Post

White House proposes $1.8 trillion package to boost safety net, education

Biden administration expected to announce plan to ban menthol cigarettes

A state lawmaker urged teaching ‘the good, the bad, the ugly’ about issues such as slavery. His colleagues burst into laughter.

The New York Times

Private Autopsy Shows Deputies Shot Andrew Brown Jr. 5 Times

Prosecutors Are Said to Have Sought Aggressive Approach to Capitol Riot Inquiry

New York Post Reporter Who Wrote False Kamala Harris Story Resigns

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