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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 20

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The Associated Press

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

US launches mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas

Democrats push to retool health care programs for millions


The New York Times


Covid Vaccine Prompts Strong Immune Response in Younger Children, Pfizer Says


Blow: White Evangelicals Shun Morality for Power

Haiti Protests Mass U.S. Deportation of Migrants to Country in Crisis



USA Today

Democrats can't give immigrants a citizenship pathway in new spending bill, Senate parliamentarian rules

A Nebraska school says it was a lice check. Lakota people sense centuries of repressions
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Low dose of Pfizer vaccine safe for kids 5-11, study shows; US deaths in September outpace previous months: COVID-19 updates


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Reed poised for runoff, while Atlanta’s other mayoral hopefuls boast broader support

Stacey Abrams to launch ‘exciting’ national tour in Texas

EXCLUSIVE AJC POLL: Atlanta voters split on a ‘Buckhead City,’ not on crime


NJ.com

N.J. high school switches to remote learning due to high number of COVID cases


Pfizer says lower-dose COVID vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11, will seek U.S. approval

N.J.’s least vaccinated counties are seeing 60% more COVID-19 cases than the most vaccinated


The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County Police, other law enforcement agencies face ammo shortages after gun sales surge nationwide

NFL legend and former Maryland State star Roger Brown dies at 84

Christa Beverly, lawyer and wife of former Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker III, dies


The Los Angeles Times

Threats against members of Congress are skyrocketing. It’s changing the job

Candidates visit L.A. homeless encampments. Not everything goes according to plan

The number of babies infected with syphilis was already surging. Then came the pandemic


The Washington Post

World leaders face furious push to act quickly on climate change

Deportees land in Port-au-Prince: ‘Nobody told us we were going back to Haiti’

Editorial: If Republicans can’t get behind an issue as fundamental as voting, Democrats must push through their bill


The Chicago Sun-Times

9 killed, 3-year-old among 50 others wounded in weekend shootings in Chicago

Wife of Rev. Jesse Jackson now ‘a true proponent’ of vaccination as they recover from COVID-19

Sneak peak at mayor’s spending plan shows millions for community development, affordable housing and homeless support

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