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Today in Black America - October 27

POSTED: October 27, 2021, 10:00 am

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The Associated Press

Many progressives grudgingly accepting smaller economic bill

Democrats unveil billionaires’ tax as Biden plan takes shape

America 'on fire': Facebook watched as Trump ignited hate

USA Today

Deputy who fatally shot man 9 times convicted of assault; family calls verdict 'partial justice'

Federal marshal indicted on felony murder charge in 2016 death of Black Georgia man shot 59 times

Stacey Abrams group donates $1.34 million to wipe out medical debts

The Baltimore Sun

Morgan State to become only HBCU to offer DI wrestling, reviving program thanks to $2.7 million donation

Is Maryland part of the North or South? In poll, a decisive answer to a once-divisive question

Maryland gubernatorial hopeful Tom Perez wins key endorsements from unions

The New York Times

Democrats Hammer Out Novel Plan to Tax Billionaires and Corporate Giants

How Democrats Would Tax Billionaires to Pay for Their Agenda

Gangs Rule Much of Haiti. For Many, It Means No Fuel, No Power, No Food.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Council president candidates have plans for how to lead city’s legislative arm

‘It’s sacred ground.’ Ahmaud Arbery’s loved ones visit site of his death

Georgia Democrats accuse Walker of violating campaign finance rules

7 N.J. universities are among the best in the world, U.S. News global ranking says

Dirty cops will be back on the job in Hackensack. Why can’t we revoke their licenses? | Editorial

2 N.J. cops caught on video stealing bicycles, authorities say

The Chicago Sun-Times

City unveils plans to give COVID-19 vaccine to younger children

CST Editorial Board: It’s increasingly clear we need to get to the bottom of who organized the Jan. 6 insurrection

‘I’m calling b.s. right to your face, Ms. Mayor’; FOP President John Catanzara says union would agree to daily testing

The Los Angeles Times

Did Beverly Hills police target Black shoppers on Rodeo Drive? What records, emails show

10-day application period for L.A.'s guaranteed income program begins Friday

Sheriff must testify to his ‘first-hand’ knowledge of Kobe Bryant crash photo-sharing

The Washington Post

Jan. 6 committee expected to subpoena lawyer who advised Trump, Pence on how to overturn election

Democrats race to reach deal on spending ahead of Biden’s trip

Men shot by Kyle Rittenhouse can be called ‘rioters’ and ‘looters’ but not ‘victims,’ judge rules

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