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Today in Black America - January 27

POSTED: January 27, 2022, 9:30 am

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The Associated Press

Biden says 14.5M get health care under Obama law, with help

Democrats eye Supreme Court pick to revive 2022 prospects

Will virus be ‘over’? Most Americans think not: AP-NORC poll

USA Today

Fox News host Dan Bongino permanently banned from Google's YouTube

High levels of chemicals with cancer link found in New Jersey drinking water systems

Lawsuit: Black man jailed after being mistaken for white man with same name

The New York Times

Unvaccinated health care workers in roughly half the U.S. are required to get a first shot today. Here’s the latest.

Senate Democrats Plan to Move Quickly on Successor to Justice Breyer

Black women have struggled to join a very small pool of elite judges. Who will President Biden nominate?

The Washington Post

With Justice Breyer’s retirement, the fight in a 50-50 deadlocked Senate begins

A guide to the Black female judges who are contenders to replace Breyer

Majority of Va. school districts defying Youngkin’s mask-optional order

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta mayor strives to maintain good relationship with Kemp amid gubernatorial race

Atlanta’s foreign-born Black population soars, new study shows

The Jolt: Poll shows Trump could be drag for Georgia general election candidates

N.J. Supreme Court rules police can’t stop cars based on race in new curb on racial profiling

Juveniles charged in Garden State Parkway fire that closed highway for 10 hours

N.J. Democrats just booted ex-Senate president Sweeney from panel redrawing legislative districts

The Los Angeles Times

As student activists fight for COVID safety measures at schools, some face criticism

Cannabis social equity programs leave many California entrepreneurs demoralized, depleted

CSU strongly indicates it will permanently scrap SAT, ACT admission requirement

The Baltimore Sun

A proud new father among those dead in a spree of violence that Baltimore’s mayor calls ‘sickening’

Maryland board approves $3.4 billion contract to complete Purple Line

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh transferred from Alabama federal prison to reentry program

The Chicago Sun-Times

As a 16-year-old boy is charged with killing her young daughter, girl’s mom says she forgives him and calls him a victim, too

Amid driver shortage, CPS board calls for special ed students to get busing over magnet school kids

Lightfoot granted emergency contracting authority at wild City Council meeting

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