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Henry L. Marsh, III is elected the first Black mayor of Richmond, Virginia, "the cradle of the Confederacy," on this date in 1977.

Today in Black America - January 26

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The New York Times

Live Updates: Democrats Win Filibuster Battle for Now

Trump’s Pardon of Bannon Could Raise Risk for 3 Co-Defendants

Mike Lindell, MyPillow C.E.O. and a Trump conspiracy advocate, is barred from Twitter


The Los Angeles Times


Plaschke: Reminders of Kobe Bryant’s life and spirit remain vivid a year after his death

Will California campuses reopen this school year? It depends on vaccinating teachers, infection rates

California will prioritize COVID-19 vaccine by age, not occupation, in next rounds


The Chicago Sun Times


80 white supremacists rally in Loop: ‘Definitely troubling’

CPS parents caught between district and CTU fear students are falling behind, push for stability

Black, Latino Chicagoans trail whites in COVID-19 vaccinations


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Porsche steers new scholarship program to Morehouse College students

Honoring Hank Aaron: Memorial service today

The Jolt: The Georgians on Donald Trump’s enemies list


NJ.com (The Star-Ledger)

N.J. may ban politicians from doctoring video and audio of opponents in campaign ads

Most Americans back Trump impeachment and say he should be barred from holding office again

N.J. prison leader should step down while reports of beatings at women’s prison are investigated, lawmakers say



Philly.com


City drops Philly Fighting COVID as vaccination partner after it failed to disclose for-profit arm

Checks are being stolen from Postal Service mailboxes, raising concerns about the blue boxes’ security

Biden could curb right-wing extremism with one weird trick: Ending the U.S. ‘forever war’


USA Today


Kobe and Gianna Bryant tragedy: How Lakers and NBA have struggled to cope with losing an icon

Politics live updates: Biden to outline racial equity agenda; senators to be sworn in for impeachment trial

What to know about abolitionist hero Harriet Tubman and the effort to get her on the $20 bill


The Washington Post

Biden to reopen ACA insurance marketplaces amid pandemic

Biden to focus on racial equity; senators to be sworn in as jurors ahead of Trump trial

Biden likely to halt new fossil fuel leasing on federal lands



The Detroit Free Press


Allendale Township residents want official accused of attending US Capitol riot removed

Auditor faults Michigan for lack of emergency protocols to buy PPE, supplies for COVID-19

Feds: Michigan man struck cops at least 10 times with hockey stick in Capitol riot


The Baltimore Sun

Columbia man suspected of livestreaming insurrection turns himself in to authorities, FBI says

Health departments and hospitals move quickly to offer Baltimore-area teachers access to COVID vaccine

Howard County man, 22, charged in connection with Capitol insurrection, FBI says





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