today in black history

October 26, 2021

Edward W. Brooke, III, the first Black to serve in the U.S. Senate in the 20th century, is born in 1919 in Washington, D.C.

Today in Black America - September 16

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The Washington Post

Pennsylvania GOP lawmakers approve wide-ranging subpoenas for personal information of 2020 voters

Emboldened Democrats brush aside talk of unity, escalate attacks on GOP

Biden defends Milley after revelation that top general, fearing Trump, conferred with China to avert war



USA Today

A conversation on civil rights: Join USA TODAY to discuss community leaders’ roles in helping fight systemic racism

As Nicholas stalls over Louisiana, three potential storms are crowding the Atlantic

States with high obesity rates nearly doubled in two years. Here's why.


The New York Times

Newsom Beat the Recall. Now Comes the Hard Part: Governing California.


The Battle for Digital Privacy Is Reshaping the Internet

Broadway Is Brimming With Black Playwrights. But for How Long?


The Baltimore Sun

‘It angers all of us’: Baltimore Police commissioner asks witnesses to come forward after 4 children shot outside vacant home

Hundreds of Baltimore City College students lead protest against school system’s handling of sexual misconduct

Battle over memorial street sign reveals divisions of race and class in Southwest Baltimore’s Pigtown neighborhood


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


‘Disheartening’: APD leaders frustrated as suspects commit crimes while out on bond


Another swastika at another Cobb high school

The Jolt: Georgia GOP U.S. House candidate to headline rally backing Jan. 6 rioters



NJ.com


Dad, daughter died during Ida flooding in N.J. town


Daughter of ex-Giants linebacker Brandon Short shot and killed at 26

Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office employees could face discipline over ‘reprehensible’ social media posts


The Los Angeles Times


With recall behind him, where does Newsom go from here?

After recall flop, California Republicans once again fight over future

World’s largest trees under siege from California wildfire as sequoias face new perils


The Chicago Sun-Times

Who is Pedro Martinez, CPS’ new CEO?

New equity fund for South, West side business owners meant to build wealth for communities

Feds issue warnings about ‘diet weed’ as Illinois lawmakers try again to crack down on hemp derivative


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