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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 - May 21

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Associated Press

Colleges pushed anew for reparations for slavery, racism

Palestinians see victory in Gaza truce as Israel warns Hamas

As pandemic spread pain and panic, congressman chased profit


The Baltimore Sun

Maryland to offer COVID vaccine lottery incentive with $2 million in cash prizes

Federal lawsuit filed against Harford schools alleges four Black educators were unlawfully demoted, discriminated against

Highway to Somewhere? No easy fixes for abandoned Baltimore roadway | COMMENTARY


The Los Angeles Times

L.A. budget vote boosts spending on parks, relief programs and the LAPD

Addicted to menthol: Big Tobacco’s targeting of Black communities could soon end

How would Congress’ Jan. 6 commission work? An explainer


The Chicago Sun-Times


Promises made, promises kept: A year after George Floyd killing, Chicago corporations taking steps to fight racism

Chicago Police Board rejects firing officer accused of making false statements in hospital patient beating

Ja’Mal Green crashes Lightfoot news conference: ‘Stop the bull!’


NJ.com


Plan by Murphy, top Dems to end N.J.’s COVID health emergency is suddenly in trouble

Major N.J. hospital system to require COVID vaccines for employees

193 students are getting a 2-year college degree before their H.S. diploma, a new N.J. record


The Washington Post


Rep. Rashida Tlaib, the lone Palestinian American in Congress, gains relevance in Israel debate


The Israeli-Palestinian conflict won’t be the same again

Ariz. secretary of state says county should replace voting equipment because of GOP-backed recount


USA Today


'Not tolerating this nonsense': Seventh noose found at Amazon construction site in Connecticut

1 in 14 migrant workers at a Wisconsin food plant died of COVID: How missteps fueled a deadly outbreak

Music legends break ground for hip hop museum


The New York Times

A Cry of ‘I Can’t Breathe’ United a Generation in a Gasp for Justice

6 Young Americans on How George Floyd’s Death Changed Them

Intruder Pests May Drain Trillions From Africa’s Economies, Study Finds





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