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Today in Black America - October 7

POSTED: October 07, 2021, 9:30 am

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The Associated Press

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

More than 120,000 US kids had caregivers die during pandemic

Pfizer asks US to allow COVID shots for kids ages 5 to 11

USA Today

Federal judge blocks Texas restrictive abortion law, says women faced 'irreparable harm'

Dept. of Homeland Security exhibits resilience

Health care giant Kaiser Permanente suspends 2,200 unvaccinated employees nationwide

The New York Times

Report Cites New Details of Trump Pressure on Justice Dept. Over Election

Blow: Can America Reform Policing and Fight Crime at the Same Time?

For the First Time in 232 Years, a Black Prosecutor Leads a Storied Office

The Washington Post

Maryland man allegedly fatally shot his pharmacist brother for ‘killing people’ with the COVID vaccine, court records show

Judge declares mistrial in case of Baltimore mother, man charged with shooting 13-year-old girl in the back

Six people shot — one fatally — near Collington Square Park in East Baltimore

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta board OKs controversial measure aimed at improving schools

Changes to federal student loan program will help Georgia borrowers

Kemp’s immigration policy could complicate bid for second term

This ‘remarkable’ social studies teacher is N.J.’s Teacher of the Year

Hundreds of election workers still needed. $300 a day pay hike will help, county officials say.

Is Jersey City councilman trying to evict Black-owned business to bring back police kiosk?

The Chicago Sun-Times

Man who provided gun in killing of 14-year-old girl chased down witness weeks later and shot him 9 times, prosecutors say

Park District supervisor accused of ‘inappropriate relationship’ with underage lifeguard

CST Editorial Board: Exorcising the worst of the bullying, lies and hate from social media

The Los Angeles Times

Heat waves are far deadlier than we think. How California neglects this climate threat

New laws make it easier for community college students to transfer to 4-year universities

New child tax credit may be life changing for the poorest families. But will they sign up?

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