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September 20, 2021

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is stabbed in a Harlem store while promoting his autobiographical book “Stride Toward Freedom” in 1958.

Today in Black America - September 1

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The Associated Press


Biden defends departure from ‘forever war,’ praises airlift


Black women seeing guns as protection from rising crime

White House details plans to improve housing affordability


USA Today

Gannett pledged to mirror newsroom diversity with the communities we cover. Here's how we're doing.

3 times as many people died in August than in July; hospitals again preparing for oxygen shortages: Latest COVID-19 updates

Almanac says we're in for one of the coldest winters in 'years.' Should you trust it?


The New York Times

Arizona Banned School Mask Mandates. Now Some Kids Are Sick and Parents Are Angry
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Texas G.O.P. Passes Election Bill, Raising Voting Barriers Even Higher

G.O.P. Election Reviews Create a New Kind of Security Threat


The Baltimore Sun


Baltimore City schools to mandate COVID vaccine for high school athletes; hint that employee mandate may follow

Maryland housing advocates, attorneys gearing up for potential onslaught of evictions

Baltimore leaders, environmental groups fault state regulators and city public works officials for wastewater treatment plant failures


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


As COVID surges, metro Atlanta parents seek virtual school options

Judge: Arbery’s imperfect past can’t be used by defense at trial

Georgia vaccination efforts once faced hesitance — now it’s hostile resistance



NJ.com

N.J. reports 1,841 COVID cases, 20 deaths as students, teachers head back to classrooms with mask mandates

N.J. cop charged with tampering with his own drug test, deleting video from suspect’s phone

Teen fatally shot in Newark was on his way home from safe space program, mayor says


The Los Angeles Times


Lots of Democrats, few young people: What we know about who have voted so far in the recall

Editorial: Los Angeles Times recommendation: No on Newsom recall, Faulconer on Question 2

Over 80% of eligible Californians now partially vaccinated against COVID-19


The Chicago Sun-Times


4-year-old girl recovering after being shot as gunmen in two cars open fire at each other in Englewood

City cracking down on businesses that don’t enforce indoor mask mandate


Activists call for police accountability in viral video of officer apparently restraining woman


The Washington Post


Sargent: Kevin McCarthy keeps revealing how ugly a GOP House would be

McCarthy threatens tech, telecom firms that comply with Jan. 6 panel request to retain information related to attack


4 conservative radio show hosts bashed vaccines. Then they got sick.



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