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Today in Black America - August 12

POSTED: August 12, 2021, 10:00 am

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The Washington Post

Rand Paul discloses 16 months late that his wife bought stock in company behind covid treatment.

Hospitals struggle with staff shortages in virus hot spots

What Rosen told U.S. senators: Trump applied ‘persistent’ pressure to get Justice to discredit election

The Associated Press

Census data kicks off effort to reshape US House districts

Republicans take to mask wars as virus surges in red states

First water cuts in US West supply to hammer Arizona farmers

USA Today

Census data will show nation's racial changes; analysts see fewer white and more multicultural Americans

Hundreds of U.S. cities adopted climate plans. Few have met the goals, but it's not too late.

FDA set to authorize third vaccine dose for immunocompromised people, reports say: Latest COVID-19 updates

The Baltimore Sun

Ousted Empowerment Temple pastor denies allegations of financial issues at Baltimore church, plans to still ‘serve God’

Baltimore Police release name of man fatally shot Monday night by 24-year police force veteran

Two men shot and killed, one injured in separate incidents in Baltimore on Wednesday night

The Chicago Sun-Times

Victim of botched Chicago police raid says Officer Ella French was the only one who showed her ‘dignity or respect’

Hundreds attend prayer service for slain Officer Ella French and her wounded partner

Chicago man, woman charged after missing 15-year-old girl found dead in Oak Park alley

The Los Angeles Times

Biden wants to create clean energy jobs. Here’s what they might look like

More than 550 homes destroyed by Dixie fire, as it surges past half a million acres

Despite obstacles, Native Americans have the nation’s highest COVID-19 vaccination rate

Accused drug dealer had 17K bags of heroin in his N.J. house, storage units, cops say

20-year-old accused of fatally shooting Maplewood student was defending younger brother, attorney says

Feds OK N.J.’s plan to use $923M in COVID aid for school programs

The New York Times

At the Texas Capitol, a Day for Arrest Warrants, Not Legislation

Why Only 27 Percent of Young Black New Yorkers Are Vaccinated

See How Vaccines Can Make the Difference in Delta Variant’s Impact

The legacy of Colin Kaepernick: Young Black NFL players stay silent or be exiled | Opinion

A pandemic of grief is consuming survivors. Their mental health needs will be ongoing.

What renters in Pa. need to know about available relief, the new eviction ban

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