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Today in Black America - December 22

POSTED: December 22, 2021, 9:00 am

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The New York Times


A Retired Colonel’s Unlikely Role in Pushing Baseless Election Claims

Omicron Is Just Beginning, and Americans Are Already Tired

The F.B.I. Deployed Surveillance Teams Inside Portland Protests



The Associated Press


Democrats ‘not giving up’ on Biden bill, talks with Manchin

He wore a wire, risked his life to expose who was in the KKK

Parents, schools face another reckoning over COVID-19 cases


USA Today


Inaccurate death certificates hide the true toll of COVID-19

'Unprecedented demand' leads to home COVID test kit rationing; South Africa's omicron surge may be over: Live updates

Passages: Whether they lived beyond 100 or died young, their examples will endure


NJ.com

N.J. gang committed slew of crimes ranging from fatal shootings to fraud, officials say

The omicron variant symptoms to look out for if you are fully vaccinated

‘It was a very sad day.’ Top Republican says his colleagues’ actions marred N.J. Assembly’s voting session.



The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County says no lockdown needed now as California requires boosters for health workers

Op-Ed: Biden’s flurry of nominations will bring generations of diversity to federal courts

Texas abortion law spurs copycat measures, from guns in California to critical race theory in Florida


The Baltimore Sun


Where to look for elusive take-home COVID-19 tests in the Baltimore region

State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby fires back at Hogan, claims 90% conviction rate and accuses governor of ‘dog-whistling attacks’

Criminal indictments filed against Maryland company that targeted Baltimore lead paint victims’ settlements


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


DeKalb commissioners approve $420K settlement in whistleblower lawsuit

Georgia leaders stay on a passive course amid omicron threat

The Jolt: Perdue, Kemp pushing looser gun restrictions in GOP contest


The Chicago Sun-Times


Aurora Proud Boys member accused of assaulting officer with flag pole amid Capitol riot

COVID spike unlikely to shut down CPS, but could lead to more remote classes, officials say

CST Editorial Board: If there’s no Build Back Better, things will be worse for America, and the planet


The Washington Post

Biden aides see March 2021 rescue package as initial economic buffer against omicron


Opinion: Voting rights reform moves to the front of the line after Build Back Better blows up

Kyle Rittenhouse gets standing ovation from conservatives, says he may sue media outlets

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