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Today in Black America - July 21

POSTED: July 21, 2021, 8:30 am

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Associated Press

50-year war on drugs imprisoned millions of Black Americans

Big infrastructure bill in peril as GOP threatens filibuster

Seemingly safe GOP incumbents under attack from right wing



The Washington Post


Growing number of Republican lawmakers urge vaccinations amid delta variant’s surge


Driven by covid deaths, U.S. life expectancy dropped by 1.5 years in 2020

In new Capitol riot guilty plea, Tampa man admits intending to block Congress with Oath Keepers



The Los Angeles Times

Newsom administration hires special counsel in probe of California unemployment fraud

Summer of disaster: Extreme weather wreaks havoc worldwide as climate change bears down

California’s immigrant crackdown propelled Latinos to Washington. After Trump, could it happen again?


The Baltimore Sun

As more youth come into the crosshairs of Baltimore’s street shootings, city leaders and activists seek solutions

State agencies encourage Maryland school systems to set up COVID-19 testing in the fall

‘This is all I’ve really wanted’: Maryland native Uche Eke will be first to represent Nigeria in Olympics in gymnastics


NJ.com


The Child Tax Credit is monumental. Now make it permanent | Editorial

N.J. county prosecutor resigns amid multiple lawsuits, complaints of misconduct

N.J. reports 12 COVID deaths, 593 cases. New positive tests keep rising from recent lows
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The Chicago Sun-Times


Getaway driver sentenced to 42 years in prison for Hadiya Pendleton murder

Activist loses nephew to gun violence: ‘If you think this can’t happen to you, think again’

Report details chaos of police response to protests, looting last summer


The New York Times


The Workers Who Kept New York City Alive in Its Darkest Months

New York to Require Vaccination or Weekly Testing for City Health Workers

Why Biden Might Avoid the Policy Sinkhole That Swamped His Predecessors


USA Today

'If George Washington came back from the dead': In new book, Trump brags that even a founding father might not have beaten him

Climate change is no longer other worldly, and inaction is no longer an option

Amid fears over COVID cases in Congress, White House, experts urge vaccinations







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