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Today in Black America - October 28

POSTED: October 28, 2021, 1:30 pm

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The Associated Press

Biden announces deal, seeks votes: ‘Let’s get this done’

Biden, Dems get low marks on spending talks: AP-NORC poll

Exxon CEO denies spreading disinformation on climate change

USA Today

What's in Biden's latest budget offer: Climate programs and universal preschool, but no paid leave

Charleston church shooting victims, DOJ reach $88M settlement over white nationalist's gun

Civil rights pioneer Claudette Colvin aims to clear 1955 arrest record for refusing to surrender her bus seat

The New York Times

Here’s what’s in President Biden’s $1.85 trillion plan — and what isn’t.

Who Had Covid-19 Vaccine Breakthrough Cases?

What brought Kyle Rittenhouse and so many others to the streets of Kenosha, Wis., equipped for war?

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Metro Atlanta incumbents draw challenges from the left — even in ‘burbs

David Perdue is considering a primary challenge against Brian Kemp

6 DeKalb polling places have moved for Tuesday’s election

The Baltimore Sun

Black Marylanders find self-care in pandemic travel

Baltimore’s B&O Railroad Museum named an Underground Railroad site; historic Mount Clare Station was a byway for escaping slaves, if unwittingly

Facing $800,000 budget deficit, Annapolis housing authority director pleads for help over inspection fines

The Chicago Sun-Times

Former Chicago Park District lifeguard supervisor charged with sexually assaulting 16-year-old employee

Transfers to private schools, suburban districts, home schooling spur latest CPS enrollment drop

Thousands of CPS students — most of them in special education — still without bus services

Murphy maintains 9-point lead over Ciattarelli in final days of N.J. governor race, latest poll shows

Wind gusts up to 45 mph, more heavy rain in stormy Friday forecast for N.J.

N.J. board votes to restore ‘Columbus Day’ as name of holiday on school calendar

The Washington Post

Facebook told White House to focus on the ‘facts’ about vaccine misinformation. Internal documents show it wasn’t sharing key data.

What’s in the $1.75 trillion Biden budget plan

A man gave a Nazi salute at a school board meeting to oppose mask rules. Ted Cruz defended it as a form of protest.

The Los Angeles Times

Poor neighborhoods bear the brunt of extreme heat, ‘legacies of racist decision-making’

The Times investigation into extreme heat’s deadly toll

Newsom, Buttigieg announce $5 billion in loans to fix California’s clogged ports

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