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October 21, 2021

Jazz legend and band leader, Dizzy Gillespie, was born in 1917 in Cheraw, SC. He would become one of the genre's great ambassadors.

Today in Black America - September 23

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The Associated Press

Vaccine inequity comes into stark focus during UN gathering

After Northeast flooding, insurance woes swamp residents

Is the delta variant of the coronavirus worse for kids?


USA Today

Do you know where they are? 43 missing persons cases the FBI needs help solving

Opinion: NCAA and leagues shouldn't play big games in Texas as long as Texas plays games with women's lives

'The Wire' creator David Simon says he will not shoot HBO series in Texas over abortion law


The New York Times


In Push to Tax the Rich, White House Spotlights Billionaires’ Tax Rates

A Black Composer Finally Arrives at the Metropolitan Opera


Arizona’s Criticized Election Review Nears End, but Copycats Are Just Getting Started


The Baltimore Sun

Vendors told to vacate The Gallery mall in Baltimore at end of year; owner evaluating options for building

Retro Baltimore: Preservationists are trying to save Fells Point homes that belonged to Black caulkers


Baltimore’s Empowerment Temple hires Tulsa pastor to replace its ousted former leader


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

‘Blatant racism’: Haitian Americans in Ga. decry border actions

DIGITAL EXTRA: An illustrated guide to redistricting in Georgia

Disturbing petition prompts parents to call for accountability at school


The Los Angeles Times

Melvin Van Peebles, who started a cinematic revolution with ‘Sweet Sweetback,’ dies at 89


L.A. County sheriff’s unit accused of targeting political enemies

FDA backs Pfizer booster shots for seniors and those at high-risk



NJ.com


Amid a teacher shortage and COVID, this is how N.J. is training future educators

20 N.J. schools have gone virtual this school year due to COVID or flooding

Teens, parents frustrated as N.J. MVCs have no first driver’s license appointments


The Chicago Sun-Times

‘It’s just a dark day today’: Simeon students cope with the fatal shootings of 2 classmates hours apart

With half of kids quarantined at W. Side school, union pushes for more safety measures, district official backs vaccine mandate

Racist letters sent to Evanston restaurants faked to look like court orders


The Washington Post

Charges of racism swirl as Haitian Americans and allies unite to protest Biden’s border crisis

As the Petito case grips the nation, families of color say their missing loved ones matter, too

Hospitals overwhelmed by covid are turning to ‘crisis standards of care.’ What does that mean?






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