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 17

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The Washington Post

Trump gave six months extra Secret Service protection to his kids, three officials. It cost taxpayers $1.7 million.

Thousands of Haitian migrants wait under bridge in South Texas after mass border crossing from Mexico

Oath Keepers founder draws scrutiny from federal officials and followers for role in Jan. 6 riot, but he remains free and uncharged


The New York Times

Many students with disabilities have lost access to special education services. Parents are fighting for support.

Ohio House Republican, Calling Trump ‘a Cancer,’ Bows Out of 2022


The Morning: Here’s a list of Republicans who have defended or celebrated the Capitol riot.


The Associated Press

House Republican who voted to impeach Trump won’t run again

Organizer of Saturday rally looks to rewrite Jan. 6 history

Black Iowa police chief faces backlash after bringing change


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Voter ID requirement harder on those without Georgia driver’s licenses

OPINION: Buckhead as a pied piper leading the way to rich-niche cities

Morehouse College goes 3D to recruit students


USA Today

Social Security could get biggest cost-of-living increase in 40 years amid COVID-19-related inflation surge

Flu shots: When should I get one? What about the COVID booster? Everything to know.

Union Pacific CEO on infrastructure bill, economy



NJ.com

Permits to sell weed are coming soon. This is the can’t-miss N.J. cannabis business conference to attend.

Murphy announces $17 million to expand pre-K programs in N.J.

Employee accused of sexually abusing teen at N.J. fast food eatery, prosecutor says


The Los Angeles Times

With recall defeated, Newsom scores well in poll against 2022 rivals

New data affirm it. L.A. County school safety policies are working as COVID rates are low

Column One: Black Muslims find community and faith in South L.A.


The Chicago Sun-Times


‘No family left behind’ — Pilsen’s latest affordable housing project takes stand against gentrification

Man shot at skateboarding park in Grant Park. ‘Four-year-olds come here, bro. So dumb.’

Not a single ICU bed free, doctors and nurses bone tired — southern Illinois battles a virus and ‘a plethora of disinformation’



The Baltimore Sun

Just a year into the job, Baltimore’s health commissioner faced the COVID crisis. How has she helped lead the city through the pandemic?

Howard plans to deliver 4,600 HEPA filters to public schools by Oct. 1; some parents concerned it might be too late

Workgroup votes to recommend end to mandatory adult charges for certain juvenile offenses in Maryland




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