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Today in Black America - November 16

POSTED: November 16, 2021, 7:30 am

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The Associated Press

Report: ‘Whole of society’ effort must fight misinformation

Inmate who was key to juvenile life debate is up for parole

Jury to begin deliberations at Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial

USA Today

Infrastructure was once a crashing bore. Now it symbolizes our sick, violent politics.

Child vaccinations spotlight inequality; Florida teacher at center of ivermectin lawsuit dies: COVID-19 updates

Maryland mayor charged with 50 counts of 'revenge porn' after allegedly posting nude photos

The New York Times

Racial Equity in Infrastructure, a U.S. Goal, Is Left to States

6 Teens Shot at Park in Aurora, Police Say

Alex Jones Loses by Default in Remaining Sandy Hook Defamation Suits

The Baltimore Sun

Infrastructure, Build Back Better and earmarks: What big projects could be coming to Maryland?

Baltimore Council President Nick Mosby to propose reviving dollar house program in historically redlined areas

How to save yourself from buying fake products on the internet

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Attorney in Arbery case asks to have Jesse Jackson removed from court

The Jolt: Congressional lines are next battle in Georgia redistricting

Nearly 2,000 Atlanta students ask to move to virtual classes

The Los Angeles Times

70% of Californians have gotten at least one COVID vaccine dose

Parks and green spaces are vital for neighborhoods, so why aren’t there more?

California gas prices soar to record highs

The Chicago Sun-Times

$105K bill sent to parents after 3 students, who weren’t from Chicago, wrongly attended CPS schools

Controversial Chicago police union leader, facing possible dismissal, says he will quit the department and run for mayor

Culture wars explode in Chicago suburb after protesters call H.S. library book ‘porn,’ but students decry censorship

The Washington Post

No matter the verdict in Rittenhouse trial, Black residents of Kenosha say justice remains elusive

Wyoming GOP says it will no longer recognize Liz Cheney as a Republican after she criticized Trump

Judge rejects mistrial request in Arbery case, calls defense lawyer’s comments ‘reprehensible’

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