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Today in Black America - September 13

POSTED: September 13, 2021, 10:00 am

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The Associated Press

Capitol rally seeks to rewrite Jan. 6 by exalting rioters

School starts for 1 million NYC kids amid new vaccine rules

US steps up effort to unite families separated under Trump


USA Today

Teenagers accused of plotting 'next Parkland massacre' at Florida middle school

Millions of Americans are walking away from their jobs each month – here's why

Who will be able to get a COVID-19 booster shot and when? That's still in limbo.


The New York Times


‘Their Crisis’ Is ‘Our Problem’: Washington Grapples With Idaho Covid Cases

House Democrats Outline Tax Increases for Wealthy Businesses and Individuals

Blow: Writing for the Poor


The Baltimore Sun


A million calls later, Maryland’s contact tracers stay on the job and prep for even more COVID cases to investigate

Log cabin goes from ramshackle to restored in effort to shed light on historic Black community in Western Maryland

Goldman Sachs to launch 10,000 Small Businesses Fellows Program at colleges in Baltimore, three other cities


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia professors to demonstrate for tougher COVID-19 guidelines

Path to Republican U.S. House majority boosted by Georgia redistricting

Swastikas and ‘Hail Hitler’ drawn on bathroom wall at Pope High School in Cobb


NJ.com


N.J. city cut 5% of its police budget. This program is part of what that money paid for.

How to store your COVID vaccination card and show proof as mandates tighten

No, Andy Kim is not coming for your Medicare | Editorial


The Los Angeles Times

Analysis: As recall campaign closes, voters might be ready to change the system

Skelton: Larry Elder joining the recall race was the best thing that could’ve happened to Newsom

Shyong: Larry Elder and the danger of the ‘model minority’ candidate


The Chicago Sun-Times


Former WGN anchor Allison Payne dead at 57: ‘She was proud of excellence’

At least 63 people shot in Chicago over weekend: a 12-year-old boy killed, an off-duty Chicago firefighter and 15-year-old niece among the wounded

Cook County unveils racial equity action plan


The Washington Post


Americans support vaccine mandates for office work and schools, poll shows

Boston prepares for a changing of the guard as all leading candidates for mayor are women of color

House Democrats circulate new tax plan as party tries to unify behind huge economic package

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