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NAACP Field Secretary and civil rights leader, Medgar Evers, was assassinated in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi in 1963.

Today in Black America - January 19

POSTED: January 19, 2021, 9:30 am

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The Washington Post

Most Americans say pandemic is out of control, despite Trump’s assertions, Post-ABC poll finds

Biden to propose overhaul of immigration laws on first day in office

QAnon adherents discussed posing as Guardsmen to try to infiltrate inauguration, FBI intelligence briefing says


NJ.com (The Star-Ledger)

Trump to issue 100 pardons, including doc at center of Sen. Menendez scandal, report says

Noose found hanging from tree in front of N.J. home under investigation, mayor says

Fundraiser to push button at Trump Plaza demo canceled after owner objects


Philly.com


Biden taps Pennsylvania’s health secretary for new administration; Pa. woman accused of stealing Pelosi’s laptop arrested overnight

COVID-19 deaths remain high in Pa., even as new cases drop; Chesco sues company over antibody tests

Harrisburg woman accused of stealing Nancy Pelosi’s laptop arrested overnight in Pennsylvania


The Los Angeles Times


Californians reflect on the eve of Joe Biden’s inauguration: This is a ‘turning point’

Newsom’s briefings often leave more questions than answers, some officials say

Kamala Harris resigns her Senate seat



The Chicago Sun Times


CTU continues plea to CPS for safe school reopenings: ‘This is about saving our lives’

Jesse Jackson: Biden’s inauguration gives us new hope and new energy

CST Editorial Board: Nobody should sit in jail because they are poor. Can we agree on that?


USA Today

Donald Trump may pardon 100 people in final days; allies warn against pardoning rioters

'I solemnly swear:' 5 things Biden needs to do as he takes office amid historic turmoil

Big businesses say they are responsible, but too often they fuel conspiracy theories


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Women wear pearls on Jan. 20 to honor Kamala Harris, to empower others


Pandemic, social issues push more Gwinnett teachers to speak out

Trump leaves behind a Georgia GOP mired in conflict


The New York Times

Pentagon Accelerates Efforts to Root Out Far-Right Extremism in the Ranks

They Prepare the White House for a New President. They Have 5 Hours.

Trump’s 1776 Commission Critiques Liberalism in Report Derided by Historians




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