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October 21, 2021

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Today in Black America - September 22

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The Associated Press

‘Soul-crushing’: US COVID-19 deaths are topping 1,900 a day

Racism, climate and divisions top UN agenda as leaders meet

Biden doubling vaccine purchase, calls for more global shots


The Baltimore Sun


These are the US cities with the most COVID-19 cases

Former Baltimore Safe Streets worker sentenced for role in federal drug case

Baltimore County state’s attorney to face first primary challenge in 15 years from lawyer and Democratic activist


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

115 years ago, a deadly race riot reshaped Atlanta

Atlanta’s candidates for mayor spar over federal investigations during debate

UGA faculty risking jobs by planning mask mandate for their classes


The New York Times

House Passes Spending Bill and Debt Limit Increase Over G.O.P. Opposition


Images of Border Patrol’s Treatment of Haitian Migrants Prompt Outrage

What’s at Stake in the 2022 Races for Governor


USA Today

Americans stood up to racism in 1961 and changed history. This is their fight, in their words.

Del Rio migrant crisis: How did so many Haitians end up at the southern US border?

Americans are dying at almost 10 times the rate of July; US to provide 500M more doses to developing nations: COVID-19 updates


The Los Angeles Times


Despite Newsom’s call to cut water use, L.A. and San Diego didn’t conserve in July

With mayor’s race heating up, L.A. council members seek to oust Buscaino from post

Granderson: The NFL should stop running from its racial history


The Chicago Sun-Times


Boy, 15, shot to death blocks from Simeon High School. ‘There’s been only four weeks in school and another student is gone.’


‘Like going to the shopping mall’: Two arrested in suburbs for alleged role in US Capitol breach

‘Disappointed’ Lightfoot admits CPS’ COVID testing, contact tracing falling short



NJ.com


N.J. gets big money in aid for Ida — and Sandy — in House bill keeping government open

N.J. reports 38 COVID deaths, 1,822 cases as pandemic becomes deadliest in U.S. history

Cycle of violence: 6 Jersey City gang members charged with assaulting rival gang member in retaliation





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