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Today in Black America - January 15

POSTED: January 15, 2021, 11:30 am

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The Washington Post

Rioters storming Capitol came dangerously close to Pence

Inspectors general open sweeping review of security, intelligence surrounding riot

Poll finds clear opposition to riot, support to bar Trump from serving again

Biden rolls out $1.9 trillion relief proposal



USA Today


'Completing the job.' Subdued Donald Trump and aides struggle to get to the finish line

Sister of Black woman killed by Capitol Police hopes riot will shed light on troubling case

Dem lawmakers speculate that Capitol rioters may have had GOP help


Philly.com


Majority of Americans think Trump is to blame for Capitol siege, poll finds; Pa., N.J. authorities ready for threats to state capitals this weekend

Redistricting will be the definitive political fight of 2021 in Pennsylvania. Here’s how it’ll work.

Affordable Care Act open enrollment ends Friday in Pennsylvania


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Rayshard Brooks’ death brought issues of race, police use of force to forefront

Georgians who joined Trump rally steeped in far-right rhetoric, activism

Biden nominates Atlanta mayor for Democratic National Committee post


NJ.com (The Star-Ledger)

Beloved N.J. mosque shouldn’t have been sold to developers, Muslims say in lawsuit

7 inmates committed suicide at N.J. jail and staff failed to provide help, federal investigators say

N.J. hits 300K COVID vaccination doses administered so far, state says


The New York Times


Senate Plans Trial for Trump as G.O.P. Weighs Risks of Convicting


Abandon Trump? Deep in the G.O.P. Ranks, the MAGA Mind-Set Prevails

Prominent purveyors of coronavirus falsehoods joined mob, showing overlap of disinformation networks.


The Chicago Sun Times

Chicago taxicab king no more: Empire of mogul linked to Daley son, ex-Trump fixer has crumbled

Union: CPD suspended 17 officers, supervisors who lounged in congressman’s burglarized office


What Chicagoans say about CPS schools being reopened despite the pandemic


The Los Angeles Times

Most major U.S. airlines ban guns in luggage for Washington flights

Why veterans of the military and law enforcement joined the Capitol insurrection

FBI monitoring ‘extensive’ online chatter about armed protests






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