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Today in Black America - December 23

POSTED: December 23, 2021, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

In Africa, rescuing the languages that Western tech ignores

Biden and Dems scramble to salvage social, climate package

Infrastructure bill to aid US tribes with water, plumbing

The New York Times

Beneath a Covid Vaccine Debacle, 30 Years of Government Culpability

Opinion: The Rise of Eric Adams and Black New York

Eric Adams’s First Big Task as Mayor: Reopening Schools in the New Year

USA Today

Omicron may bring 140M COVID infections in next 2 months, experts predict

Supreme Court to hear arguments in challenges to Biden COVID-19 vaccine rules

Biden extends federal student loan payment pause through May 1

The Washington Post

With omicron, many vaccinated people will test positive at some point. Here’s what to do next.

South Africa’s huge omicron wave appears to be subsiding just as quickly as it grew

With tensions simmering, Democrats plot next steps to rethink their $2 trillion spending bill

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Prospect of Georgia election takeover fuels concerns about vote integrity

Muslim women becoming politically active, encouraging others

Expiring child tax credit payments could create financial cliff for Georgia families

The Baltimore Sun

‘No one is above the law’: Government presents closing arguments in conspiracy trial of Baltimore attorney Kenneth Ravenell

The ‘Mom from the West Side’: Dozens gather to pray for wounded Baltimore police officer

Maryland lawmakers begin review of new map for General Assembly districts

With Gateway Tunnel costs escalating, would it have been cheaper to build the ARC tunnel in 2010?

As COVID cases surge, some schools will go remote in January. Here are districts’ plans.

N.J.’s largest school district preps for possibility of remote learning after winter break

The Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois Senate majority leader and husband carjacked in western suburbs

Illinois hits all-time record high of daily COVID cases

FOP boss booted CPD commander out of ceremony for cops who aided Officers French, Yanez after shooting

The Los Angeles Times

‘An invisible addiction.’ Amid pandemic, a rise in gambling addiction emerges

With new California congressional maps set, candidates swoop in

Congress ordered up a nerve center to stop election interference in 2019. It still doesn’t exist

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