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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 29

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The Associated Press

Sign of progress, Biden digs in to strike deal on $3.5T plan

Biden caught between allies and critics on border policy

Conservative Koch network disavows critical race theory bans


USA Today

Person of interest in Florida college student Miya Marcano's disappearance found dead, authorities say

Vaccination rates among pregnant people low despite risk of hospitalization, death: Live COVID-19 updates

'Casual dishonesty:' Donald Trump's ex-spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, rips him in book


The New York Times

Liberals Dig In Against Infrastructure Bill as Party Divisions Persist

Republicans at Odds Over Infrastructure Bill as Vote Approaches

Jumaane Williams May Challenge Gov. Hochul in Democratic Litmus Test


The Los Angeles Times

As deadlines approach, thousands of L.A. school employees, students remain unvaccinated

L.A. to consider sweeping vaccine mandate for restaurants, gyms, malls and salons

A new, ‘first-class’ high-rise will house homeless people on L.A.'s skid row


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


OPINION: With less critical thinking comes more vaccine hesitancy

OPINION: The Trump show in Perry was a warning about 2024

Emory apologizes for campuses displacing Native Americans


The Baltimore Sun


Baltimore’s first transit equity analysis seeks to guide federal money to the city’s long-neglected ‘Black Butterfly’

Internal Baltimore Police report gives high marks for response to protests, civil gatherings in 2020

More than 4,000 Maryland public school students have tested positive for COVID and 16,500 have had to quarantine since start of school year


NJ.com

1 dead after shooting during school dismissal that led to lockdowns, officials say

N.J. landlord charged with sex crimes against tenants has settled lawsuits filed by 7 victims

Court sides with Newark mayor’s vaccine mandate that was opposed by police, fire unions


The Chicago Sun-Times

MacArthur Foundation fellowship recipients include two Black women who say Chicago shaped their work

Obamas break ground on presidential center, calling it way ‘to give back to Chicago and to the South Side’

Boy, 8, shot to death while playing in front of Markham home. ‘He shot my baby in the head. Why would you do that? Why?’


The Washington Post

As Trump hints at comeback, democracy advocates fear a ‘worst-case scenario’

Editorial: With R. Kelly’s conviction, Black women were finally heard

Judges asked if Jan. 6 plea deals were too lenient. Now, the U.S. for the first time seeks jail for a misdemeanor offender.




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