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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 27

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The Washington Post

Transit worker fatally shot 9 in San Jose, then killed himself, authorities say


Biden could face tough choices if infrastructure deal emerges

House Democrats make new demand on infrastructure bill as Biden strains to lure Republicans


The Los Angeles Times


Compton accuses L.A. County Sheriff’s Department of ‘ghost car’ patrol scam

L.A. cut millions from the LAPD after George Floyd. Here’s where that money is going

Goldberg: Why has Justice Clarence Thomas gone from silent to garrulous?


The Chicago Sun-Times

Grand jury charges former Madigan chief of staff Tim Mapes with perjury, obstruction of justice

Lightfoot unveils sweeping pandemic relief package for businesses, consumers

Sky file complaint with WNBA after white official uses racist term toward coach James Wade


The New York Times

On Voting Rights, Biden Prefers to Negotiate. It Might Not Work This Time.

Biden to Propose $6 Trillion Budget to Boost Middle Class and Infrastructure

Can Removing Highway's Fix America's Cities


NJ.com

Ex-N.J. police chief accused of racist attack sentenced to 28 months for lying to FBI

Suarez won’t be next U.S. attorney for N.J. Murphy plans to re-up her as Hudson County prosecutor.

‘They’re shooting everybody.’ 911 calls from mass shooting show fear and chaos.


USA Today


White woman who called police on Black birdwatcher in Central Park sues former employer over her firing

A Montana tribal councilwoman was beaten and 'left for dead,' family says. No one has been charged.

'Enough': Biden urges Congress to pass gun control bills after lowering flag for latest mass shooting


Associated Press


Deep-rooted racism, discrimination permeate US military

GOP set to block 1/6 panel, stoking Senate filibuster fight

Killer of 8 in California had talked of workplace attacks

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