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Today in Black America - October 21

POSTED: October 21, 2021, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

Tool for police reform rarely used by local prosecutors

Activist dad of school shooting victim joins anti-gun group

Big changes in White House ideas to pay for $2 trillion plan

USA Today

Rape on Philadelphia train was horrific, but experts say we're missing something in our outrage

Parents suing Colorado amusement park after 6-year-old girl falls to death on ride

Representatives erupt at committee hearing on holding Bannon in contempt: 'Blah, blah, blah'

The New York Times

Senate Republicans Block Voting Rights Bill, Leaving Its Fate in Doubt

Democrats Back Away From Raising Tax Rates to Pay for Agenda

In Debate, Adams Acts Like Front-Runner, While Sliwa Goes on Attack

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Jury selection drags on in Arbery murder trial

Atlanta NAACP slams Kasim Reed’s candidacy for mayor

Felicia Moore built political career from the ground up

The Baltimore Sun

About half of Baltimore’s 14,000 employees have been fully vaccinated as mandate takes effect

Meet the young activists making lasting impacts on their Baltimore communities and beyond

Maryland Comptroller Franchot blasts Gov. Hogan’s ‘re-fund the police’ rhetoric

Vote for Murphy. By default | The Star-Ledger endorsement

N.J. college says it may shut down if it doesn’t get financial help

Latest winter forecast calls for active season of snowstorms and icy mixes

The Los Angeles Times

LAUSD students face alarming drops in grades and test scores

Op-Ed: As California redraws political lines, keep two Black congressional districts in L.A.

L.A. City Council votes to suspend Mark Ridley-Thomas amid federal charges

The Chicago Sun-Times

Rahm Emanuel grilled on Laquan McDonald murder by only one senator at confirmation hearing

City asks judge to extend order silencing police union president and broaden it to include other union leaders

Hospital system employees face firing as vaccine mandate deadlines approach

The Washington Post

Biden abruptly ramps up his involvement in agenda talks

Navigating mental health pitfalls of Instagram is part of everyday life for teens

‘Be a man and walk away’: Youth football coach tries to steer players from gun violence

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