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Today in Black America - October 5

POSTED: October 05, 2021, 10:00 am

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The Associated Press

Haitians see history of racist policies in migrant treatment

Biden eager to get out of DC, push benefits of spending plan

Garland says authorities will target school board threats

The Washington Post

Tracking cases and deaths in the U.S.

As students with long-haul covid return to school, many districts don’t fully know how to help

Lindsey Graham told Republicans they ‘ought to think about’ getting a coronavirus vaccine. They booed him

The New York Times

Eric Adams Runs His First General Election TV Ad. It’s Not About Crime.

With Biden’s Agenda in the Balance, Lobbying Kicks Into High Gear

New Trump Super PAC Formed in the Wake of Misconduct Accusations

USA Today

Schumer to Republicans: Vote to raise debt ceiling or 'get out of the way'

Gun violence killed my teenage stepson. I can’t stop thinking about the men who murdered him.

Yesterday's Facebook outage, oil spill in Huntington Beach, California: 5 Things podcast

N.J. town may use eminent domain to redevelop corner with pizza shop, 3 homes

Five N.J. gas stations to pay $138K for overcharging customers for fuel

N.J. seeks to delay whistleblower lawsuit until after election, as filings reveal subpoena in case

The Chicago Sun-Times

City Council members accuse top cop of presiding over ‘most dangerous city in the country’

Lightfoot warns city could be sent ‘into chaos’ after Kim Foxx’s latest decision to reject charges

CPS CEO Pedro Martinez talks gun violence, vaccine mandates, CTU and more

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Jolt: A Democrat challenging Marjorie Taylor Greene is raising serious campaign cash

DeKalb schools shuffle teachers amid enrollment drop

Public safety dominates talk among Atlanta’s mayoral candidates at AJC forum

The Los Angeles Times

Once shunned, people convicted of felonies find more employers open to hiring them

COVID vaccine disinformation a big reason behind low inoculation rates, officials say

Officials knew about oil off O.C. coast Friday, sparking new questions about response

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