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Two young Black couples are viciously lynched by a mob in 1946 in an incident known as the "Monroe Massacre" in rural Georgia.

Today in Black America - January 4

POSTED: January 04, 2021, 9:00 am

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The Washington Post

In hour-long call, Trump pressures Georgia secretary of state to recalculate vote

Sen. Tom Cotton, a Trump ally, won’t join GOP electoral college challenge, saying it ‘won’t give him a second term’

The time to question election results has passed, all 10 living former defense secretaries say

As coronavirus death toll surpasses 350,000, Trump calls U.S. count ‘far exaggerated’


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Kamala Harris rallies for Democrats in Savannah 2 days before Senate runoff

Trump fumes at Ga. Republicans ahead of his runoff rally, blasts Raffensperger

Gov. Brian Kemp absent from GOP campaign trail in closing days

End of Trump era won’t halt extremism’s rise, experts say


NJ.com

Coronavirus cases rose in just 6 N.J. counties this week. See if yours was one of them.

Inside Penn Station’s new train hall: Soaring skylights brighten commuter hub

Jersey City residents should expect new solid waste fee for garbage and recycling pickup


Philly.com

A year without a commute for many in the Philadelphia region

Report on Philly police handling of protests is like a crime scene with no fingerprints | Editorial

Official: Republican Pa. Rep. Mike Reese dies following apparent brain aneurysm, after testing positive for COVID-19



The Baltimore Afro-American

Students tackle virtual learning and loneliness during the pandemic

Braveboy’s justice reform continues through rehab and reentry


Doctor Susan Moore, an African American physician, chronicles the racist medical care that led to her death


The New Pittsburgh Courier

‘Throwing everything against the wall,’ Pittsburgh’s housing authority aims to dent lengthy waiting lists


The New York Times

Is It Too Late to Impeach Trump Again?

Trump call to Georgia Official Might Violate State and Federal Law

Georgia is Getting More Blue, The Senate Races Will Tell How Much

The Wreckage Betsy DeVos Leaves Behind


The Los Angeles Times

COVID fatalities in U.S. top 350,000. Refuting Trump, Fauci says deaths are ‘not fake’

A ‘polling place’ at Republican’s office in Orange County: A new front for election high jinks?


The Chicago Tribune

Defying CPS, some Chicago Teachers Union members won’t return to schools Monday, say they will teach remotely ‘until buildings are safe’

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Monday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

Jacob Blake police shooting: Kenosha officials prepare for more protests when charging decision announced within next two weeks


The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Ron Johnson grilled on 'Meet the Press.' Some Wisconsin Reublicans reject his challenge.

'We're not stopping': Community organizers who spent much of 2020 marching and protesting are focusing on local policy changes for 2021

Pandemic likely drove record homicide numbers. But there's no vaccine for violence.


The Baltimore Sun

While schools have reopened in much of the country, many Maryland students remain online

Activists vow to continue fight against ‘Talbot Boys’ Confederate monument in county seat on Maryland Eastern Shore

President of Bowie State University National Alumni Association looks for alumni to donate to its endowment



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