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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 - September 3

POSTED: September 03, 2021, 11:00 am

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The Los Angeles Times

California community college financial aid scam triggers federal warning to other campuses

Wage theft is a problem for L.A. garment workers. A California bill aims to fix it. Again

‘Religious’ exemptions add legal thorns to looming vaccination mandates

The Associated Press

US hiring slows to just 235,000 jobs after 2 strong months

GOP-led states see Texas law as model to restrict abortions

After Ida soaks Northeast US, cleanup and mourning continues

USA Today

Plunging into a sinkhole. Swimming inside homes to stay alive. Ida leaves a path of heartbreak, horror across 8 states.

Children accounted for more than 20% of weekly US cases; Iowa governor declines to recommend masks for students: COVID-19 updates

General Motors to temporarily halt production of nearly all US plants due to pandemic-related chip shortage overseas

The New York Times

The Work-From-Home Economy and the Urban Job Outlook

Texas Abortion Case Highlights Concern Over Supreme Court’s ‘Shadow Docket’

Former Prosecutor in Ahmaud Arbery’s Death Faces Criminal Charges

The Baltimore Sun

Federal agency pauses review of high-speed Maglev train proposed between Baltimore and Washington

Annapolis-Edgewater tornado had wind speeds up to 125 mph, traveled 11-plus miles, National Weather Service says

Deadly heat waves are a threat, and a reality. Can Baltimore make residents more resilient to rising temperatures?

The Chicago Sun-Times

Father killed while shielding young daughter from gunfire on West Side, family says. ‘She’s devastated that she watched her father get killed.’

CPD lieutenant accused of shoving flashlight between buttocks of teen carjacking suspect

Why are Black farmers like John Boyd Jr. awaiting billions of dollars in promised debt relief?

The Washington Post

Trump Tower’s key tenants fell behind on rent and moved out. But Trump has one reliable customer: His own PAC.

Trump-appointed ambassador directed government business to his hotel, emails show

Editorial: Three promising new efforts can help us prevent the next pandemic

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Former district attorney in Ahmaud Arbery case indicted

OPINION: Georgia anti-vaxxers are like ‘Stop the Steal’ on steroids

Trump endorses Herschel Walker, Burt Jones in Georgia elections

Ida is now one of N.J.’s deadliest storms on record as fatalities continue to rise

We asked climate and weather experts what the hell is happening in N.J. Here’s what they said.

N.J. reports 2,115 COVID cases, 18 deaths. Rate of transmission slowly declining.

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