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Today in Black America - December 10

POSTED: December 10, 2021, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

Biden to focus on elections, media as democracy summit wraps

Jussie Smollett guilty verdict latest in polarizing case

California plans to be abortion sanctuary if Roe overturned


The New York Times


In Texas, a Battle Over What Can Be Taught, and What Books Can Be Read

Senate Clears Last Major Hurdle to Raising Debt Ceiling


Appeals Court Rejects Trump’s Bid to Shield Material From Jan. 6 Inquiry


USA Today


Demaryius Thomas, a Pro Bowl and Super Bowl-winning wide receiver with the Denver Broncos, dies at 33

Starbucks workers agree to union in Buffalo, NY

Speaking out against police misconduct brings trouble for officers


The Chicago Sun-Times

Violent threats prompt Illinois lawmaker to shelve plan to make unvaccinated pay health care costs

Jussie Smollett guilty of staging hate crime and lying about it

CST Editorial Board: Jussie Smollett is guilty. Now let’s focus on the victims of real hate crimes.


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Not just a new mayor: Atlanta City Council will see major turnover next year

Perdue’s challenge could trigger new culture war in Georgia

No report card for K-12 schools, but Georgia releases some data


The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces rankings for 2021

Maryland Gov. Hogan vetoes new congressional districts, lawmakers quickly vote to override

Hogan places Maryland’s first legal sports bet, but uses former name of Washington Football Team


The Los Angeles Times

They were barely scraping by as janitors before COVID. Now, this family struggles to survive


California coronavirus cases rising, showing early signs of winter surge

Head of Miami-Dade schools is pick for L.A. superintendent



The Washington Post

Judge calls Texas abortion law’s enforcement tactic unconstitutional, but stops short of an injunction

Many parents of school shooters ignore glaring warning signs. This one didn’t.

She could have been Benin’s first female president. Now she faces 20 years in prison.




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