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Today in Black America - October 12

POSTED: October 12, 2021, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

Jon Gruden resigns as Raiders coach over offensive emails

Gun violence claiming more lives of American teens, children

House returns to stave off default with debt limit vote

The New York Times

Police Officer Drags Man by Hair From Car. ‘I’m Paraplegic,’ He Protests.

Governor’s Race Puts Mask and Vaccines Mandates to a Political Test

Was My Black Colleague Right to Skip Our Firm’s Recruitment Event?

USA Today

Texas governor orders ban on employee vaccine mandates: Latest COVID-19 updates

University of North Carolina cancels Tuesday classes for a 'Wellness Day' amid suicide investigations

Prosecutor says US Marshals justified in shooting of Winston Smith; No charges for task force members

The Baltimore Sun

Mervo High School football player Elijah Gorham dies nearly a month after sustaining serious injury in a game

Baltimore City student laptops are monitored for mentions of suicide. Sometimes, the police are called.

US-based economists win Nobel prize for research in labor force, wages

Old tweets about Republicans cause problems at U.S. Senate hearing for N.J. motor vehicle head

N.J. reports 6 COVID deaths, 854 cases. The average for new cases drops again.

$73M dinosaur fossil park and museum coming to N.J.

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. moves to make amends for wrongs committed against Indigenous people

Jon Gruden out as Raiders coach over racist, homophobic and misogynistic emails

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

The Chicago Sun-Times

Marist students kneeled in ‘disrespect’ as Spanish-language song played at homecoming dance, Latino classmates say

A Better Chicago to grant $7M targeting mental health for CPS students recovering from pandemic learning loss

Lawmakers, tribe members say Monday’s holiday should honor Indigenous peoples — instead of Columbus — across Illinois

The Washington Post

Already, 18 weather disasters, each costing $1 billion or more, have hit U.S. this year

2 families sue Wisconsin schools after boys catch covid

Trump’s never-ending parade of election falsehoods

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

AJC IN-DEPTH | Key issues: What neighborhoods want from Atlanta's next mayor

Black candidates in Sandy Springs races say racially charged attacks muddle campaign

Argument over Alabama loss to Texas A&M leads to fatal shooting

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