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Today in Black America - September 9

POSTED: September 09, 2021, 10:00 am

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The Washington Post

Opinion: Georgia’s GOP lieutenant governor conducts the 2020 autopsy his party won’t

Democrats face many hurdles in advancing $3.5 trillion economic package

A woman with dementia was violently detained before police mocked her arrest. A Colorado city must now pay $3M.

USA Today

9/11 made a tiny Pennsylvania town world famous. 20 years later, it feels left out.

Westerners to board first commercial flight from Afghanistan since US airlift

Voter fraud claims create 'circus-like atmosphere,' stir California recall of Gov. Gavin Newsom

The New York Times

Opinion: Our Children Will Never Know the Innocence We Knew

Skilled Workers Are Scarce, Posing a Challenge for Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

How the Mayor’s Big Decision Could Upend N.Y.C. School Admissions

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland expanded COVID booster shot eligibility to some people. Here’s what you need to know.

Towson University police union condemns university response on night of shooting that left three injured; suspected gunman denied bail

An expressway divided them. Decades later, a redesign of Baltimore’s Druid Hill Park offers neighbors hope.

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Police Department says it’s ‘doubling down’ on reforming how officers use force

Indiana high school placed on lockdown after student thought he heard someone loading a gun

State AG launches investigation into Joliet Police Department

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta mayoral candidates pitch their green dreams during virtual forum

Lead contamination lands Atlanta neighborhood on EPA’s Superfund priority list

Lenox Square in Buckhead to require youths be accompanied by adults

The Los Angeles Times

Larry Elder calls himself ‘Sage from South Central.’ But his ties to Black L.A. are fraught

Skelton: Only election losers cry ‘voter fraud.’ Remember that during the California recall

Guerrero: The American myth that’s driving some Latinos to support the recall

The top 15 colleges in N.J., according to Forbes

Secaucus school board expected to replace superintendent at special meeting

Students don’t have to wear masks if classrooms are too hot, Murphy says, but warns districts ‘Don’t play games’

The Associated Press

Beatings, buried videos a pattern at Louisiana State Police

Ida and COVID-19: ‘Twin-demic’ slams Louisiana hospitals

US jobless claims reach a pandemic low as economy recovers

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