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Bishop Stephen G. Spottswood of the African American Episcopal Zion Church, a fierce civil rights advocate, was born in 1897 in Boston.

Today in Black America - August 24

POSTED: August 24, 2021, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

What does full approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine mean?

Moderates bring House to standstill in Biden budget clash

Hochul, NY’s 1st female governor, inherits vast challenges

USA Today

Vaccine approval, mandates may help US control COVID by next year, Fauci says: Latest COVID-19 updates

Biden's COVID-19 eviction freeze is back at the Supreme Court. Here's how it got there.

'I am not alone': Gen Z activists unite amid COVID pandemic to confront racism, mental health

The New York Times

Kathy Hochul Is Sworn In as New York’s First Female Governor

Democrats Scrounge for Votes to Pass $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan

Many Older Americans Still Aren’t Vaccinated, Making the Delta Wave Deadlier

Many N.J. teachers say they support vaccine mandate, but some question if it will keep kids safer

N.J.’s big deal with teachers to cut healthcare costs is backfiring in 130 school districts

Murphy orders vaccination requirement for all N.J. state workers, including at public colleges

The Chicago Sun-Times

Pritzker credits departing top adviser Ruiz with making ‘enormous difference for our entire state’s education systems’

Faith leaders pray for Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline

Lightfoot to impose vaccine mandate for city employees

The Los Angeles Times

Case rates highest among unvaccinated young adults in L.A. County

Pentagon will mandate vaccine now that Pfizer is approved

Litman: Why the Supreme Court is one of the biggest threats to American democracy

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Voting groups pledge to oppose takeover of Fulton elections

Fifth, eighth grade classes in quarantine at two Fulton County schools

Atlanta police plead with community to help fight crime

The Washington Post

Portland erupts in protest again, with clashes between far-right, far-left groups

Tennessee floods show a pressing climate danger across America: ‘Walls of water’

Pfizer’s full FDA approval likely to boost vaccinations among 90 million hesitant

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County police officer convicted of raping one woman, assaulting another

Should Greenbelt tackle reparations? Residents of this Maryland city will decide in November.

Maryland’s Kimberly Klacik sues conservative commentator Candace Owens for defamation, asks for $20 million in damages

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