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Today in Black America - December 30

POSTED: December 30, 2021, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

New COVID-19 cases in US soar to highest levels on record

The AP Interview: CDC chief says omicron mostly mild so far


African leaders hail Tutu, but many don’t follow his lead


USA Today


Omicron good news – fewer hospitalizations; isolation rules under fire: Updates

Schools plan to use rapid COVID tests (and lots of them) for January reopening

Denver shooter foreshadowed deadly rampage, named 2 victims in series of books


The New York Times

As At-Home Tests Surge, Doubts Rise About Accuracy of Public Covid Counts

Opinion: Why Generations of Black Americans Have Celebrated the New Year at Church

Since 2020, Republicans have pursued a host of voting restrictions across the country. Here’s where things stand.


The Baltimore Sun


Anton’s Law promised to make Maryland police disciplinary records public, but in reality transparency has been slow or non-existent

Love & Cornbread volunteers feed West Baltimore’s Penn North neighborhood with more than just food

Whistleblower alleges Maryland health officials failed to alert hundreds of patients of potentially spoiled vaccines


NJ.com


After 48-year career, Jersey City superintendent says it’s ‘time for a change’


Russell Graddy, beloved restaurant owner who fought eviction by NJ Transit, dies

Has the residential real estate market in N.J. peaked? Here’s what industry experts say
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The Atlanta Journal Constitution

How the campaign to undermine Georgia’s election unfolded

Key players in the campaign to undermine Georgia’s election

Family wants answers after mother of 3 found shot to death in Atlanta park


The Chicago Sun-Times

CPS extends deadline to Dec. 30 to drop off COVID-19 tests

Beloved West Side children’s garden to undergo $5.6 million renovation


Heated words, then gunfire: 2 men charged with shooting at each other as shoppers ran for cover at Oakbrook Center mall


The Los Angeles Times

New coronavirus cases top 16,000 in L.A. County

LAPD officer who fatally shot 14-year-old girl along with assault suspect is identified


Denver shooter wrote books online previewing attacks and naming victims


The Washington Post


Risk calculations get harder amid altered guidance, new research on rapid tests


Robert E. Lee monument, other Confederate statues could go to Richmond’s Black History Museum under deal


How the left’s rage at Joe Manchin crystallizes the Democrats’ 2022 dilemma



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