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Today in Black America - November 29

POSTED: November 29, 2021, 10:30 am

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The Associated Press

Wary, weary world slams doors shut, fearing omicron variant

Biden pushes shots, not more restrictions as variant spreads

Inside the ‘big wave’ of misinformation targeted at Latinos

USA Today

What to know about omicron, the new COVID-19 variant in South Africa

What to know about COVID-19 boosters: Pfizer, Moderna, J&J

5-year-old fatally shot by Minnesota teen making social media video on Thanksgiving, police say

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta runoff election: Here’s what you need to know at the polls tomorrow

Georgia colleges teach new course on C.T. Vivian’s civil rights legacy

Carrie P. Meek, 5-term Florida representative, dies at 95

The New York Times

Opinion: ‘Self-Defense’ Is Becoming Meaningless in a Flood of Guns

In a Picture-Postcard New York Town, Racist Incidents Rattle Schools

Can New York Really Get to 100% Clean Energy by 2040?

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland lawmakers to weigh decriminalizing needles and other drug paraphernalia

Bank of antibodies against nasty viruses that’s proposed for Maryland aims to prevent next pandemic

Baltimore Police: 7 people shot in single incident in East Baltimore on Sunday

The Chicago Sun-Times

What can be done to stop Chicago’s Black exodus?

Austin, West Englewood lost the most Black residents in 10 years, the census shows. Why did they leave and where did they go?

Jussie Smollett heads to trial, nearly 3 years after the former ‘Empire’ star was accused of hate crime hoax

The Los Angeles Times

Op-Ed: Medical bias can be deadly. Our research found a way to curb it

How the theft of 44 firearms from an L.A. gun store exploded into an LAPD scandal

As L.A. prepares to enforce vaccine mandate, businesses expect some unpleasantness

2 N.J. Boy Scout councils selling camps to pay for sexual abuse settlements

Gov. Murphy got his COVID booster shot and says you should too

N.J. district will restart renaming of Woodrow Wilson school, says process will be ‘inclusive’

The Washington Post

Congress returns to work staring down fiscal deadlines and fights over Biden’s agenda

As variant arrives in the West, wealthy countries are reaping what they sowed

Omicron poses ‘very high’ global risk, WHO warns as it recommends enhanced variant sequencing, testing and vaccination

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