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Today in Black America - August 26

POSTED: August 26, 2021, 9:30 am

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USA Today

In a Rust Belt city split by inequality, people are battling for health care justice. The fight for change is a fight for their lives.

Court upholds death sentence for Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof

Living in the 'gray area': How gaps in health insurance coverage haunt vulnerable patients

The Associated Press

Half of US workers favor employee shot mandate: AP-NORC poll

US jobless claims rise by 4,000 to 353,000

What is a COVID-19 vaccine passport, and do I need one?

The Baltimore Sun

8-year-old PJ Evans, a Marylander fatally struck by a stray bullet, remembered for gentle soul and NFL ambitions

With teens and adolescents lagging in COVID vaccination rates, Maryland doctors are working to close the gaps

UMBC’s Freeman Hrabowski, who turned school into a model for producing minority scientists and engineers, to retire in 2022

The Chicago Sun-Times

Pritzker to order indoor masking for all 2 and up, plus mandatory vaccine for educators from kindergarten to college

Lightfoot forges ahead with Oct. 15 vaccine mandate for city employees, despite opposition from all four police unions

Black Caucus mapmaker wants to preserve 18 majority African-American wards

Students required to get COVID vaccinations at N.J. community college

N.J.’s highest paid school superintendent in every county

N.J. reports 21 COVID deaths, 1,766 cases as hospitalizations top 1,000 for 1st time since early May

The Los Angeles Times

How a Black prosecutor called out racism in the D.A.'s office

Recall backers blame homicide rise on Newsom

LAPD coronavirus cases spike as officials finalize vaccine mandate, others push back

The New York Times

Kamala Harris Pledges U.S. Help for Afghan Women and Children

Opinion: Let’s Not Pretend That the Way We Withdrew From Afghanistan Was the Problem

Facebook Said to Consider Forming an Election Commission

The Washington Post

U.S. hospitalizations hit 100,000 for first time since January

Opinion: It looks like the Jan. 6 select committee means business

House Jan. 6 panel issues wide-ranging records request

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

As Atlanta’s population changes, so does the race for mayor

Herschel Walker faces big hurdles as he launches U.S. Senate campaign

U.S. House advances $3.5 trillion spending package, John Lewis Voting Rights Act

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