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November 27, 2021

Congressman Mickey Leland, a fierce advocate for the poor, was born in 1944 in Lubbock, Texas.

Today in Black America - October 8

POSTED: October 08, 2021, 7:30 am

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The Associated Press

Americans agree misinformation is a problem, poll shows

Trump-backed candidates face scrutiny after minimal vetting

Biden to restore 3 national monuments cut by Trump


The New York Times

New York City to Phase Out Its Gifted and Talented Program


With Biden Agenda at Stake, Activists Target Sinema, Dividing Democrats


Senate Approves Bill to Raise Debt Ceiling and Avert Default, for Now


NJ.com


Convicted serial killer, rapist sentenced to 160 years in prison

During public meeting, N.J. councilwoman asked Latino official if he understood English

N.J. school districts send out warning letters about ‘devious licks’ TikTok challenges for rest of school year


The Baltimore Sun

In Facebook post, Maryland Gov. Hogan’s indicted former chief of staff remains defiant


Long isolated by an expressway, residents around Baltimore’s Druid Hill Park get first look at re-imagined traffic plans

Educator at Deer Park Middle Magnet School in Baltimore County is named Maryland Teacher of the Year


The Washington Post

Senate report gives new details of Trump efforts to use Justice Dept. to overturn election

Trump lawyer tells former aides to not cooperate with Jan. 6 committee

U.S. recovery leaves behind workers without college degrees, Black women


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Georgia’s big businesses reveal staff — and management — diversity

Georgia job growth lackluster after federal unemployment benefits cut


The Jolt: Trump DOJ idea to stop Biden’s Ga. win ‘just highly crazy’


The Chicago Sun-Times


Cook County carjackings on pace to be the worst in 2 decades: Camry is No. 1, most victims are men, Sunday’s the worst day

Security detail opened fire at carjacker outside Cook County president’s home last week, but details remain sketchy

Senior tenants at low-income buildings push for safer building conditions


The Los Angeles Times

New state law makes it illegal to remove a condom without consent

Oil, tar wash ashore in San Diego County as O.C. oil spill cleanup extends


L.A. wants your leftover takeout utensils and sauce packets. Here’s where to donate them








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