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Today in Black America - August 2

POSTED: August 02, 2021, 9:00 am

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The Washington Post

Senate unveils details of bipartisan infrastructure proposal

Coronavirus vaccinations are increasing. So are U.S. cases.

Dozens of legislators from other states to join Texas lawmakers in D.C. to lobby for voting bills

Associated Press

It’s in and it’s big: Senate unveils $1T infrastructure bill

Trump’s kingmaker status faces test in Ohio special election

Evictions expected to spike as federal moratorium ends

USA Today

Florida breaks record in cases, hospitalizations; over 1M vaccine doses thrown away in 10 states: Latest COVID-19 news

Applying for college? What admission officers, Common App CEO say not to worry about

USOPC says shot putter Raven Saunders didn't break rules related to athlete protests

The New York Times

Blow: The G.O.P. Menace to Society

2 House Races in Ohio Will Test Democratic Divisions and Trump’s Sway

A Fight Over Zoning Tests Charlottesville’s Progress on Race

N.J. man bragged at work about storming the Capitol, feds say. His coworkers called the FBI.

2 arrests at protest outside N.J. restaurant where security officer, K-9 charged at man

N.J. university requires faculty to get COVID-19 vaccine

The Baltimore Sun

Less vaccinated pockets of Maryland remain vulnerable as delta variant of COVID-19 spreads

Florida breaks record for COVID-19 hospitalizations

‘I really want justice’: A year after 14-year-old Camarin Wallace killed in Annapolis, community frustrated by open homicide cases

The Chicago Sun-Times

Over 1,000 victims, 126 dead, just 2 convictions: 6 years of mass shootings in Chicago

45 shot, 4 fatally, since Friday night in Chicago

State orders $1 million tax refund for Trump, county moves to block it

The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Another commission to study homelessness? Get serious, supervisors

Editorial: Newsom could be replaced by someone with a tiny fraction of the vote. That’s nuts

Black Restaurant Week is back with a new grant program and a bigger reach

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Quarter century ago, Atlanta turned Olympics into tech games

Back to school: Metro Atlanta students return to classrooms

Fulton County Schools announces 12 new principals

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