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Today in Black America - January 20

POSTED: January 20, 2022, 9:30 am

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The Associated Press

Voting bill collapses, Democrats unable to change filibuster

Jury selection to start in federal trial over Floyd’s death

US jobless claims rise to 286,000, highest since October

The New York Times

A Black Graduate of an Elite Boarding School Gets Real

Democrats Fail to Alter Filibuster as G.O.P. Blocks Voting Rights Bill

Opinion: For Black Voters, a Flashback to the 1890s

The Washington Post

Supreme Court rejects Trump’s request to withhold Jan. 6 materials from House committee

Biden shifts tone on GOP, blasting Republicans in news conference

Parent-activists, seeking control over education, are taking over school boards

USA Today

Senate Democrats lose votes on voting rights and filibuster changes

Florida could ban lessons about discrimination that make white students feel 'discomfort'

N95 masks are the best option for protection—here's where to buy them

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland gubernatorial hopeful Wes Moore raises most cash as election season approaches

Historically redlined neighborhoods still have worse health outcomes, University of Maryland public health researchers find

‘Heartbroken and angered’: Safe Streets worker dies in quadruple shooting in East Baltimore on Wednesday night, police say

What does policing actually cost in N.J.? How officers quietly added tens of thousands to their paychecks

The truth about voting rights | Sheneman

Retired N.J. teachers can go back to work while collecting pension under new law

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Perdue calls for new election police unit in Georgia

Georgia buys new voter registration system after long lines in 2020

Kemp’s tough-on-crime plan veers sharply from Deal’s approach

The Los Angeles Times

Even as Omicron starts to ease in California, hospitals facing grim conditions

Editorial: Want to stop the prison-to-street pipeline? Pass this bill to provide housing

Op-Ed: My city’s new gun control laws will help more than waiting on Congress to do something

The Chicago Sun-Times

CTA ripped after transit agency president a no-show at City Council hearing

Feds charge 3 Illinois men in U.S. Capitol breach investigation after tracking them down using their mobile devices

Judge reassigned, ordered to attend sensitivity training after comments called ‘sexist’ broadcast online

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