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Today in Black America - March 30

POSTED: March 30, 2023, 10:00 am

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The Associated Press

Democrat Lamont Bagby wins Virginia Senate special election

Rejection of Black educator angers some Mississippi senators

Permit to buy handgun no longer required in North Carolina

The New York Times

After Mass Shootings, Republicans Expand Access to Guns

Shooting Prompts a Shrug in Washington, as G.O.P. Rejects Pleas to Act

Can New York Fix Its Housing Crisis? It Depends on the Suburbs

USA Today

Kentucky Republican and New York Democrat have shouting match on guns

After emotional pleas, strict anti-trans bill becomes law in Kentucky

Evacuations underway after train derails, catches fire in Minnesota

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County teachers union asks county executive to fund higher pay; Olszewski says it’s up to school system

Will poor Baltimore students get their fair share of state funding next year? Administrators worry not.

Baltimore City and County, other big Maryland jurisdictions lost residents from 2021 to 2022, U.S. census report says

Gov. Murphy headed to Florida for political conference this weekend

Marijuana-growing operation discovered at Jersey City apartment building just yards from a school

Stimulus update 2023: These states are still handing out payments

The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: L.A.’s cruel and deadly jail is still full on shutdown date

L.A. activists call for justice in fire that killed 39 migrants

UC proposes first-time systemwide admission guarantee to all qualified transfer students

The Washington Post

Why do Americans own AR-15s? We asked gun owners for their top reasons.

Nashville shooting exploited by right to escalate anti-trans rhetoric

Americans are returning to cities after remote-work exodus, data shows

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago won’t have clear winner on election night, Vallas team predicts

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

CST Editorial Board: How powerful must firearms get before we stop the bloodshed?

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Jolt: Winners and losers of the 2023 Georgia legislative session

What bills from Georgia’s 2023 session will Brian Kemp sign into law?

A conversation with Leroy Chapman Jr., The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s new top editor

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