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Today in Black America - April 11

POSTED: April 11, 2023, 9:30 am

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USA Today

Expelled Tennessee lawmaker Justin Jones reappointed to state legislature

White House to invest $5 billion in COVID vaccines. Here's why we need new ones.

'One degree away from anybody else': Louisville shooting touches neighbors, governor alike



The New York Times

Pressured by Their Base on Abortion, Republicans Strain to Find a Way Forward

Here’s what to know about the expulsions of Democratic lawmakers in Tennessee.

Sex Abuse, Beatings and an Untouchable Mississippi Sheriff



The Associated Press

Justice Department appeals Texas abortion pill order

Illustrated Anne Frank book removed by Florida school

Democratic senators urge chief justice to probe Thomas trips


The Baltimore Sun

Legislators pass gun control, cannabis bills in last day; parties at odds in House’s final moments

Maryland House erupts in chaos with just moments left in session as disgruntled Republicans shout at speaker

A Baltimore haircare brand celebrates 20 years as its products roll out across University of Maryland hospital system


NJ.com

Newark requires all landlords to turn over their contact info as city cracks down on neglected rentals

Rutgers students caught in strike chaos as some classes continue without professors

Authorities identify man charged with stabbing imam at N.J. mosque


The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: California cities want to stop fast-tracking affordable housing construction. Bad idea

L.A. County’s eviction moratorium has expired. What does that mean for renters?


California has already run out of cash to help first-time home buyers. Here’s what happened



The Chicago Sun-Times


Hearings to determine whether to fire Chicago cop who fatally shot Adam Toledo begin next month

Two CPS principals removed due to ‘investigation’


Yasmin Cavenagh: Chicago can become a model for reforming public health


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Diverse Georgia Legislature made for awkward moments, learning experiences

EXCLUSIVE: Big tobacco targets Black smokers with menthol but FDA plans a ban

Gifts and public officials: How it works in Georgia








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