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November 27, 2021

Congressman Mickey Leland, a fierce advocate for the poor, was born in 1944 in Lubbock, Texas.

Today in Black America - April 16

POSTED: April 16, 2021, 7:00 am

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Associated Press

Police: 8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis


Chauvin skips testifying as trial in Floyd death nears end


Video: Chicago boy wasn’t holding gun when shot by officer



USA Today


Maxine Waters tells Jim Jordan 'shut your mouth' during congressional hearing with Fauci

US reports 30% of adults fully vaccinated; Florida education official tells schools masks optional: Latest COVID-19 updates

The student debt crisis is crushing Black Americans. Here's how loan forgiveness could help


The Los Angeles Times


CBS combines news, TV stations group and taps new leaders after Times investigation

‘La Gran Madre’ helps child migrants separated from their families — because she was one

Michael Jordan will be Kobe Bryant’s presenter at Laker legend’s Hall of Fame induction


The Chicago Sun-Times


CPS, CTU reach tentative agreement to reopen high schools; union members to vote

Lightfoot says Chicago ‘failed’ Adam Toledo, vows to do more to save teens like him

Little Village woman says she watched as Adam Toledo was shot



NJ.com

Jersey City teachers excited, nervous as they return to classrooms for first time in over a year

Murphy proposes 8 ‘sweeping’ new gun laws in wake of rising homicides, shootings nationwide

Another N.J. college requires COVID vaccinations for students


The Washington Post


Coronavirus hot spots flare up, increasing U.S. hospitalizations

How the Justice Dept. came to investigate Rep. Matt Gaetz


Derek Chauvin’s defense rests after he declines to testify in his murder trial in the death of George Floyd


Philly.com


State fixing system that mistakenly believed people with food stamps were shopping improperly

Pandemic precautions made for an illness-free year for many. What that means for our immune systems.

N.J. advocates are seeking extended services for special-ed students who missed school because of the pandemic


The New York Times


Vernon Jones, a Pro-Trump Republican, Will Challenge Kemp in Georgia

How Democrats Who Lost in Deep-Red Places Might Have Helped Biden

Outside Money Floods Mayor’s Race, Raising Ethics Concerns



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