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September 16, 2021

Social worker and National Urban League leader Lester Granger was born in 1896 in Newport News, Va. and raised in Newark, New Jersey.

Today in Black America - July 26

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Associated Press

Senators race to seal infrastructure deal as pressure mounts


‘We have to get it right,’ Dem vows as Jan. 6 probe begins

Sparked by pandemic fallout, homeschooling surges across US



The Baltimore Sun


As violence prevention takes central role in new Baltimore crime plan, Safe Streets tries to grow, change and live up to its name

Maryland universities brace for influx of COVID immunization records from students, employees

Colds, other infections making a comeback in Maryland and elsewhere as COVID pandemic restrictions ease


NJ.com

619 COVID cases, 2 additional deaths reported in N.J.

49 people who were fully vaccinated have died of COVID in N.J. Here’s what we know.

N.J. jail plagued by abuse, ‘deplorable’ conditions, detainees claim in complaint


The Los Angeles Times


Fauci says U.S. headed in ‘wrong direction’ on coronavirus

Hospitalizations increasing as L.A. County reports more than 2,000 new coronavirus cases

Goldberg: In Orange County case, the U.S. is hiding behind claims of ‘state secrets’



The Chicago Sun-Times


72 people hit by gunfire in Chicago over the weekend. At least 11 died, including 17-year-old

Second teen dies in West Side mass shooting that killed 15-year-old boy

Nearly a year into Lightfoot’s anti-violence plan, many of Chicago’s most dangerous neighborhoods are doing worse


USA Today

CDC considering revising mask guidance as US cases rise, Fauci says: Latest COVID-19 updates

Texas man told Bumble match of his involvement in Capitol riot, Justice Department says

Abducted girls reunited with families in Nigeria



The Washington Post

Bob Moses1935–2021: 1960s civil rights leader who saw math as road to equality dies at 86


It started with a mock ‘slave trade’ and a school resolution against racism. Now a war over critical race theory is tearing this town apart.

Doctors, nurses and other health groups call for mandatory coronavirus vaccinations for health workers


The New York Times

Fauci Wants to Make Vaccines for the Next Pandemic Before It Hits

Why Top Democrats Are Listening to Eric Adams Right Now

A voting rights group backed by athletes launches a campaign focused on criminal justice reform.








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