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September 21, 2021

Kwame Nkrumah, Pan-Africanist and the first President of Ghana, was born in 1909 in what was then the Gold Coast (Ghana).

Today in Black America - August 5

POSTED: August 05, 2021, 10:00 am

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The New York Times

Alarmed Louisiana Residents Turn to Vaccines in ‘Darkest Days’ of Pandemic

Return to Work? Not With Child Care Still in Limbo, Some Parents Say.

The Abandonment of Andrew Cuomo: Unions, Party Leaders and Deep Allies



The Washington Post

Judges reject Capitol riot convicts’ attempts to paint themselves as political prisoners or patriots


Rep. Mo Brooks seeks immunity from suit accusing him of inciting Jan. 6 insurrection

Some Fla. school districts push ahead on mandating masks, defying governor


USA Today


In report, NY trooper on Andrew Cuomo's security detail describes how she was harassed


Amid climbing COVID cases and community efforts, racial disparity in vaccinations appears to be narrowing

Army unveils memorial for Black soldier lynched at Georgia military base 80 years ago



Associated Press


Progressives see blueprint for next fights in eviction win

Q&A: Democrat Shontel Brown on how she won Ohio primary

Forecasters: Hurricane season to be busier than 1st thought


The Baltimore Sun


New federal evictions protection doesn’t cover parts of Maryland — for now

In ever-changing pandemic, Maryland and Baltimore-area schools leaders say one thing is certain: Classes will be in-person next school year

Baltimore Police said they had no choice but to shoot and kill Timothy Fleming. But the incident still leaves a grieving family behind.


The Los Angeles Times


Republicans go after Newsom, mask mandates and critical race theory in recall debate

L.A. will consider requiring vaccine proof at gyms, restaurants, indoor sporting events

Guerrero: Biden shouldn’t let right-wing Cuban Americans drown out Cuban voices


The Chicago Sun-Times

Jedidiah Brown says he’s no longer an activist, but will be walking from Atlanta to Chicago to highlight gun violence

1 killed, 17 wounded in shootings in Chicago Wednesday


13-year-old boy and another teen wounded in East Garfield Park


NJ.com


At least 11 kids test positive for COVID after attending Jersey Shore teen nights


Security guard charged in attack on Black man at N.J. restaurant


Murphy signs law to help hard-hit N.J. renters. It also ends eviction moratorium sooner for some.


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Black Realtor, client handcuffed during showing at home for sale

Atlanta area secondary students face pandemic hurdles as school begins

As COVID cases rise, Cobb parents want schools to require masks
















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