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Today in Black America - August 17

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The Washington Post


Biden administration to call for coronavirus vaccine booster shots for most Americans


What’s happening in Afghanistan can’t be reduced to images with historic parallels. When will we learn to see things in real time?

Aid workers scramble to save Haiti earthquake victims as Grace regains tropical storm status


USA Today


Haiti is reeling from a devastating earthquake, COVID pandemic and political instability. Here's how to help.

CNN slams Ted Cruz for mocking journalist Clarissa Ward over the head covering she wore in Kabul

Las Vegas Raiders become first NFL team to require proof of vaccination to attend home games


The Associated Press


Historic American church set to integrate its slavery ties

Costs of the Afghanistan war, in lives and dollars

Amid shortages, Africans scramble to be fully immunized


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Georgia voter registration cancellations conclude with 101K removed


Georgia to boost hospital funding to fight new coronavirus surge

What’s behind the big bucks in the Atlanta mayor’s race


NJ.com


A wedding guest. A grad’s father. What COVID breakthrough cases look like in N.J.


Students sue to fight Rutgers’ vaccine mandate

There’s a teacher shortage and hard-to-fill positions remain open at N.J. schools



The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Mandatory vaccines and masks. LAUSD shows the right way to reopen schools in 2021

Here’s what happened when Los Angeles Unified School District students returned to campuses

U.S. declares first-ever water shortage for Colorado river, triggering cuts in Western states


The New York Times

Haiti Quake Destroyed Many Churches, Shredding a Mainstay of Support

The Resilience of New York's Black Homeowners

Real Estate Industry Works to Change Its Ways


The Chicago Sun-Times


Businesses and minorities hit hardest by latest tax bills, county report says

5 killed, 9 wounded, Monday in Chicago


Jesse Jackson: President Biden gets America’s priorities right









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