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Today in Black America - October 13

POSTED: October 13, 2021, 10:00 am

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The Washington Post

D.C. Council expands virtual learning, approves other pandemic-related measures

With youth vaccine rates still low, D.C. awards first college scholarship as part of incentive program

Social Security benefits to rise 5.9%, biggest cost-of-living bump in decades


The Associated Press

‘It’s not Satanism’: Zimbabwe church leaders preach vaccines

FDA spells out lower sodium goals for food industry

House sends debt limit hike to Biden, staving off default



USA Today

DeMaurice Smith opens up on Jon Gruden, racism in the NFL and more

Her 10-year-old died of COVID. Now, a mother is warning that the pandemic 'is not over'

Indianapolis officer charged after video showed him kick handcuffed man in face


The Los Angeles Times

Biden to announce Port of Los Angeles will operate 24/7 amid supply chain crunch

Pregnant women were kept out of clinical trials. That left them vulnerable to COVID-19

Confronting the myth: L.A. moves to make amends to Indigenous people


The New York Times

Of 4 Family Policies in Democrats’ Bill, Which Deserves Priority?

The Unlikely Issue Shaping the Virginia Governor’s Race: Schools

The Power and Swag of Homecoming on Black Campuses


The Baltimore Sun

A traumatic brain injury contributed to Baltimore football player Elijah Gorham’s death, medical examiner says

Civil rights groups, state legislators call on Baltimore County Council to reject redistricting map

Baltimore’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Council begins again with new goals of collaboration


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

‘A takeover’: Trump loyalists exert control over county GOPs

Early voting begins in Georgia for mayors and city councils

Hartsfield-Jackson rebids five land parcels for development


The Chicago Sun-Times

FOP president urges police officers to ignore city mandate to report vaccination status — predicts 50% cut in cops on street

14-year-old girl, security guard shot outside Bronzeville high school. ‘What happened? Where are my kids?’

Committee OKs revamp of Chicago plumbing code to expand use of PVC pipe, allow more gender-neutral restrooms






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