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Today in Black America - January 31

POSTED: January 31, 2022, 10:00 am

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The Associated Press

Omicron amps up concerns about long COVID and its causes

Youngkin hustles to push swing state Virginia to the right

Clyburn, architect of Biden’s court pledge, pushes his pick

USA Today

'Black Joy': Inspiring new book reminds Black Americans happiness looks beautiful on them

Vaccine mandate expected to restrict seasonal migrant workers: COVID updates

2 detectives suspended over cases of Black women found dead in Connecticut

The New York Times

Black Women in Law Feel Pride and Frustration Ahead of Court Nominee

Campaigning to Oversee Elections, While Denying the Last One

Trump’s Grip on the Republican Party Faces New Strains

The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: On Biden’s promise to appoint the first Black woman to the Supreme Court: It’s about time

Funeral held for Tioni Theus, the 16-year-old found dead alongside 110 Freeway

L.A. County’s coronavirus cases continue dramatic drop, but death rate remains high

N.J. man charged with murder in hit and run of his girlfriend, authorities say

Some N.J. health workers weigh quitting over new vaccine mandate. Will it escalate the staffing crisis?

Ex-judge disciplined over daughter’s basketball controversy plans to sue cops

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

BREAKING: Fulton DA seeks FBI’s aid as Trump probe advances

The Georgia Republicans who refused to serve as false ‘electors’

OPINION: Georgia wants to loosen gun carry laws. What can go wrong?

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore’s blighted vacant homes, like the one where 3 firefighters were killed, take perpetual toll on city

While case rates come down, January becomes Maryland’s most deadly pandemic month so far

Three men shot, one fatally, in separate incidents Sunday in Baltimore

The Chicago Sun-Times

New report details factors in CPS enrollment drop

4 killed, 16 wounded in weekend shootings in Chicago

Lynn Sweet: With 108 of 115 Supreme Court justices white men, Biden’s Black woman justice pick is about time

The Washington Post

Rents are up 40% in some cities, forcing millions to move

Possible court nominee saw impact of a harsh drug sentence in uncle’s case

Trump’s Texas trip shows his upsides, downsides for GOP in the midterms

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