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Today in Black America - September 27

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The Associated Press

Biden plan seeks to expand education, from pre-K to college

Biden, Congress face big week for agenda, government funding

Nonprofit grants propel prosecutor push on racial injustice


USA Today


Hurricane Sam intensifies to Category 4 with 150 mph winds. Will it track close to the US?

Tens of thousands of New York health care workers could lose jobs as soon as today over vaccine: COVID-19 updates

Reps. Tlaib and Omar: Democrats must be bold to save America from Republican attacks


The New York Times

The Economy Looks Solid. But These Are the Big Risks Ahead.

Pelosi Announces Vote on $1 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

America’s Need to Pay Its Bills Has Spawned a Political Game



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

COVID fears loom large for metro Atlanta parents of young students

Atlanta convention business disrupted by delta variant concerns

Georgia’s pro-Trump ticket fixates on ‘audits’ of 2020 ballots


The Baltimore Sun

The Maryland General Assembly passed sweeping policing reforms. Here’s what goes into effect first.

Maryland COVID vaccine providers authorized to give booster shots to eligible past Pfizer recipients

Baltimore farmers are cultivating the city’s first ‘AgriHood,’ heralded for its innovation


The Los Angeles Times

Surge in demand for remote learning overwhelms L.A. schools

Skelton: Which congressional seat California loses could help the GOP win control the House


Editorial: Hope died when Congress failed to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act


NJ.com

The Arizona recount was no joke. It was a requisite step toward more election subversion | Editorial

N.J. reports 1,258 COVID cases, 5 more confirmed deaths. Rate of transmission ticks downward.

Fugees reunion tour will include N.J. show: When, where, how to buy tickets


The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicagoans stand in solidarity with Haitian migrants mistreated at Texas border

Northwestern suspends fraternity activities amid investigation of on-campus drugging allegations

John W. Fountain: I am in Peru, Illinois, asking about Jelani Day, who is every bit as human as Gabby Petito


The Washington Post

Supreme Court observers see trouble ahead as public approval of justices erodes

Crump: For Black Americans, Senate Democrats must stand firm on the George Floyd bill

An elections supervisor embraced conspiracy theories. Officials say she has become an insider threat.





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