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Today in Black America - March 29

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USA Today

How UT’s Monica Muñoz Martinez is working to make Texas history accessible – and honest

'We're not gonna fix it': Lawmakers see no chance of gun law changes after Nashville

Nashville shooter messaged friend from parking lot of Covenant School

The New York Times

Republicans Face Setbacks in Push to Tighten Voting Laws on College Campuses

Temple University President Resigns as Crime Grows Near Campus

Randall Robinson, Anti-Apartheid Catalyst, Is Dead at 81

The Associated Press

Harris out to reframe US views on Africa, foster partnership

N.C. board removes election officials who refused to certify

What we know about the Covenant school shooting in Nashville

The Baltimore Sun

Nearly a third of Baltimore County Public Schools are over capacity, frustrating parents, educators

Boxer killed in West Baltimore shooting remembered as ‘extraordinary’ fighter who opened club doors to anybody

With coming report on abuse and a settlement with Baltimore archdiocese, victim sees long-delayed accounting

The Washington Post

How a change in law could provide crucial seconds to survive a mass shooting

GOP donors open to other Trump challengers as DeSantis tries to find footing

A fire killed 38 at a migrant center. One video shows guards walking away.

‘We are in crisis.’ State takeover of N.J. police department leaves city reeling.

N.J. university to use largest donation in its history to start scholarship program

Law enforcement is not enough when it comes to mental health crises | Opinion

The Los Angeles Times

Opinion: Now Trump’s cruel border policy is spreading in Canada

A Tustin woman was hospitalized after she was unwittingly targeted in a TikTok prank in Target

Inflation is declining, but health premiums and medical costs are heading higher

The Chicago Sun-Times

Dollars vs. decentralization: Johnson’s and Vallas’ vastly different fixes for CPS

Poll: ‘Striking’ lack of mayoral campaign outreach to Latino, Black voters

Kevin Powell sought refuge at a subway station. A CTA worker beat him viciously and left him for dead, prosecutors say.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Gwinnett County school board extends superintendent’s contract

OPINION: Another year out of power for Georgia Democrats this session

Spelman College caps capital campaign at $339 million

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