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Today in Black America - January 11

POSTED: January 11, 2022, 9:30 am

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USA Today


Maya Angelou becomes first Black woman on US coin

'May be gruesome to look at': Oklahoma death row inmates seek firing squad as alternative

No sprinklers, no fire escapes: Deadly Bronx high-rise blaze raises questions



The Associated Press


Biden to back filibuster changes to push voting rights bill


Home COVID tests to be covered by insurers starting Saturday

North Carolina voters dispute Cawthorn candidacy over Jan. 6


The New York Times


Biden Will Endorse Changing Senate Rules to Pass Voting Rights Legislation

Voting Rights Groups Skipping Biden’s Speech in Georgia Over Inaction

Zora Neale Hurston’s unorthodox views on Black life in America are distilled in a new collection that takes delight in her sharp wit.


The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Council’s American Rescue Plan oversight bill will become law without mayor’s signature


Poll: Marylanders give Biden modest support, more enthusiasm for Hogan

Republican-turned-Democrat Laura Neuman joins race for Maryland governor



NJ.com

Bill allowing cops to get early view of body cam footage clears Legislature


Wall football hazing leads to criminal charges for students. A timeline of events.

Retired N.J. teachers could return to the classroom under legislation headed to Murphy’s desk


The Los Angeles Times


L.A. Unified students return in a pivotal test of district resolve


Smith: The pain and rage over the 14-year-old girl killed by the LAPD? To them, it’s ‘like deja vu’

2 out of 3 Kroger workers struggle to afford food and housing, survey finds



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta Mayor Dickens unveils his administration’s Cabinet

Emory, other universities conspired to reduce student aid, lawsuit says


DeKalb school board reelects Vickie Turner as chair


The Washington Post


CDC weighs recommending better masks to protect against omicron

U.S. poised to break record 142,000 covid-19 hospitalizations

Treasury warns of ‘enormous challenges’ this tax filing season that could delay refunds



The Chicago Sun-Times

CPS students to return to classrooms Wednesday after CTU suspends walkout

School safety debate rages anew with Omicron

Lightfoot appoints police reform advocate to lead new civilian oversight board






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