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October 20, 2021

Jomo Kenyatta, African nationalist and first president of Kenya, was born in 1893. He would lead Kenya from 1964 until 1978.

Today in Black America - September 21

POSTED: September 21, 2021, 10:00 am

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The Associated Press

World leaders return to UN and face many escalating crises

COVID has killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu

Haitian journey to Texas border starts in South America


USA Today

Angola's president left emotional after tour of national African American history museum

Americans could be working from home until Spring 2022, making it 2 full years

When will the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine be ready for kids? Your questions answered.


The New York Times

He Nearly Qualified for Release From Rikers. Instead, He Died There.

Deported by U.S., Haitians Are in Shock: ‘I Don’t Know This Country’

Lawsuits are filed against a Texas doctor who said he performed an abortion.


The Baltimore Sun

Body-worn camera footage captures a suspect’s kick that led to a Baltimore Police officer’s arrest

Baltimore leaders discuss their latest violence prevention effort, focusing on outreach over policing

Baltimore City Council passes bill creating security deposit assistance program


The Chicago Sun-Times

US officials defend expulsion of Haitians from Texas town

Professor yelled racial slurs, spit on Black woman and her 7-year-old daughter outside Oak Park Jewel-Osco, prosecutors say

Divided City Council relaxes zoning requirements for marijuana sales


The Los Angeles Times


Op-Ed: For a generation born into climate change, hope isn’t an option. Activism is

What will happen if Congress doesn’t raise the federal debt limit?

Anthony ‘A.J.’ Johnson, ‘Friday’ and ‘House Party’ actor, dies at 55


NJ.com

Johnson & Johnson says booster dose of its COVID vaccine is 94% effective

N.J. city stunned by death of beloved, community-minded Starbucks manager

4 charged after investigators raid illegal marijuana dispensary, authorities say


The Washington Post

Images show border agents on horseback grabbing migrants, prompting investigation

Democrats’ once-sweeping policy agenda keeps shrinking

Op-Ed: The anti-vaccine-mandate cult keeps putting lives at risk


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Fulton County parents sue school district over mask mandate

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

Atlanta’s business leaders grade the city’s 2021 election candidates


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