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Today in Black America - August 3

POSTED: August 03, 2021, 7:00 am

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The New York Times

$1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Pours Money Into Long-Delayed Needs

Bouie: Just Because Trump Is Ridiculous, It Doesn’t Mean He Isn’t Dangerous

Cuomo Grilled for 11 Hours in Sexual Harassment Inquiry

USA Today

Third officer who responded to U.S. Capitol insurrection dies by suicide

'People who do not want to be vaccinated may go elsewhere': Court backs Indiana University mandate

Biden urges landlords to pause evictions as White House scrambles for solutions to extend moratorium

The Baltimore Sun

More than 100 gather in Essex on Monday night to grieve two young children found dead in car driven by their aunt

Settlement reached in 2016 killing of Korryn Gaines by Baltimore County police, family attorney says

Maryland’s only Black-owned and -managed commercial bank became a go-to resource during the pandemic

The Los Angeles Times

Simone Biles comes back to win bronze in balance beam final at Tokyo Olympics

What is therapy? A beginner’s guide to mental health

She was the Rosa Parks of her day. So why was she in an unmarked grave for 129 years?

Cops shouldn’t stop drivers for partially covered license plates, N.J. Supreme Court says

N.J. will require COVID vaccines for workers in health care, long-term care, prisons

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

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Police Department opts for go-slow approach to redeploy cops

Blagojevich fights for right to run for state, local office — but insists, ‘I don’t have any particular plan to do it’

New comprehensive reform ends ‘deadly loophole’ in Illinois’ gun laws

The Washington Post

As many Republicans try to rewrite history of Jan. 6 Capitol riot, Sen. Ron Johnson suggests FBI knew more than it has said

Liberals erupt in fury at White House over end of eviction moratorium

Maricopa County defies Arizona Senate subpoena seeking to expand GOP ballot review

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Metro Atlanta teachers: Pandemic worries, but eager to be with students

Morehouse, Savannah State clear student account balances

Georgia colleges not requiring masks on campus as cities issue mandates

Associated Press

US hits 70% vaccination rate -- a month late, amid a surge

Landlords, tenants fill courts as eviction moratorium ends

Dems ask McCarthy to recant Pelosi taunt as tensions rise

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