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Today in Black America - October 22

POSTED: October 22, 2021, 12:00 pm

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The Associated Press

Debut of Huey Newton bust spotlights an influential figure

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in kids

Biden, top Dems strategize; Pelosi says deal ‘very possible’

The New York Times

House Finds Bannon in Contempt for Defying Jan. 6 Inquiry Subpoena

Biden Is Open to Scrapping Filibuster for Voting Rights Bill ‘and Maybe More’

Can Brooklyn’s New U.S. Attorney Help Restore Faith in Law Enforcement?

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Exclusive AJC poll: Reed, Moore continue to lead in mayor’s race, but many undecided

Former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is seeking a historic comeback

DeKalb judge dismisses attempt to restore Decatur Confederate monument

USA Today

DA in Philadelphia train rape case disputes bystander inaction

New Pfizer data shows its COVID vaccine is safe, effective for younger kids

Many local health officials' 'miserable' job: Fight COVID despite restrictive laws and abuse

The Baltimore Sun

After fight at Carroll County youth football game, disciplinary action and charges of racism

Takeaways from President Joe Biden’s visit to Baltimore: national focus, local admiration

Federal prosecutors after Marilyn Mosby for perjury but won’t provide proof, her lawyer says

Rider University removes name of former slaveholder from campus building

Gilmore files campaign report, but runs afoul of campaign finance laws again

Fatal shooting in Newark under investigation

The Chicago Sun-Times

‘We forgot the why’ — YMCA’s new CEO hopes to bring back organization’s message

Judge scolds city, police union over vax mandate legal battle: ‘Everybody that’s involved here is in public service’

Natalie Y. Moore: Photographer’s exhibit, Black and Brown youth reflect on how they feel unwelcome in many spaces

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. City Council redistricting panel finalizes map without defining Raman and Krekorian districts

Smith: Here’s what it will take to slow the gentrification of South L.A.

Chappelle critics and supporters square off at Netflix as employees walk out

The Washington Post

Where Biden’s economic plan appears to stand

These states report highest rates of workers who quit their jobs in August

Memes have helped Americans cope with stress during the pandemic, study finds

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