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October 16, 2021

Historic “Million Man March”, organized by Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, rallies Black men in Washington, D.C. in 1995.

Today in Black America - May 3

POSTED: May 03, 2021, 8:00 am

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Associated Press

Use-of-force cases prompt state debates over officer records

Trial against opioid distributors set to begin in WVa

US begins reuniting some families separated at Mexico border


The Chicago Sun-Times


Many worry about ‘learning loss,’ but has this really been a lost year for CPS students?

Void FOID? State’s top court asked to decide if it’s time to shoot down Firearm Owner Identification cards


Laura Washington: It’s past time to rename Lake Shore Drive in honor of DuSable, Chicago’s Black founder


The Baltimore Sun

How Baltimore is planning to spend $670 million in latest federal COVID relief aid

Anne Arundel police unions question how to implement Maryland standard on when to use force

Marilyn Mosby files latest ethics disclosure, notes new home in Florida and reports receiving fewer gifts


The Los Angeles Times


In Knoxville, a Black high school contends with a massive rise in teen shootings

With 2022 election already looming, Alex Padilla burnishes progressive credentials


L.A.’s history is often whitewashed, romanticized and censored. A new push to tell the truth


NJ.com


N.J. reports 1,048 new cases, 19 COVID deaths as rate of transmission drops to lowest level in a year

18-year-old arrested in killing of Newark anti-violence activist’s daughter

Jersey City high school teacher suspended after profane tirade during online class, superintendent says



The Washington Post

Justice Dept. inquiries prompt hopes for police reform, fears of delays


Fla. Republicans rushed to curb mail voting. Now some fear the new limits could lower GOP turnout.

Police officers’ hesitancy to get coronavirus vaccine poses safety risks



USA Today


Andrew Brown Jr.'s family continues to wait for video of killing; funeral is Monday

Tornadoes cause damage in Mississippi; South faces threat of more severe storms, flash flooding

Teacher Appreciation Week: In a tough year, these educators stood out — and gave us hope


The New York Times

Reaching ‘Herd Immunity’ Is Unlikely in the U.S., Experts Now Believe

Is America a Racist Country?

Debate Erupts at N.J. Law School After White Student Quotes Racial Slur


Philly.com

Are Pa.’s state House and Senate maps gerrymandered? Depends on how you measure them.

Pa. Supreme Court will pick chair of powerful state redistricting panel

Philly kids, teachers march for schools, racial justice: ‘Normal was never enough’





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