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Today in Black America - August 9

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The New York Times

The Black Reporter Who Exposed a Lie About the Atom Bomb

Democrats unveil $3.5 trillion budget blueprint, without addressing the debt limit.

A Hotter Future Is Certain, Climate Panel Warns. But How Hot Is Up to Us.


Associated Press

Infrastructure senators brush off criticism from left, right

Infrastructure push slowed by Tennessee senator’s objection

Virginia contends with Confederate names on side streets


USA Today

Canada opens borders, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, R. Kelly trial: 5 things to know Monday

'Code red for humanity': UN report gives stark warning on climate change, says wild weather events will worsen

'Let’s get this thing going': Canada opens border to fully vaccinated Americans for travel


The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore megachurch Empowerment Temple removes senior pastor over filing of financial audits, board says

Wiretaps for Facebook? Maryland authorities are getting permission to tap digital and social media apps.

One person killed, 3 injured in separate shootings this weekend in Baltimore


NJ.com

Dennis ‘Dee Tee’ Thomas, co-founder of N.J.’s Kool and the Gang, dies at 70

Masks should be worn indoors in all N.J. counties, CDC says, as virus activity rises

NJ court is right to curtail traffic stops – also known as ‘Driving while Black’ | Editorial



The Los Angeles Times

Delta variant is sucking the joy out of back-to-school 2021

Why are vaccination rates so low? We found the worst county in each state and asked the politicians

Skelton: One of the first rules of politics is to show up. Larry Elder broke it with the recall debate


The Chicago Sun-Times


Decades of abuse allegations lead R&B superstar R. Kelly back in front of a jury

At least 75 people shot in Chicago over the weekend. Cop among the 9 killed, 16 wounded in three mass shootings

CPS special education still plagued with troubles 3 years after state ordered reforms



The Washington Post

Cuomo executive assistant describes escalating misconduct that was ‘certainly not consensual’

Top Cuomo aide resigns after N.Y. attorney general’s report on sexual harassment

Mississippi’s history of lynchings haunts grieving mother



Philly.com


More than 45,000 Philly tenants have requested help with rent. The city can help less than half.

Congressman Dwight Evans says the outrage over gun violence isn’t ‘to the level it should be’ | Jenice Armstrong

COVID-19 vaccine approval for young kids still months away; cases, hospitalizations rising across the Philadelphia region







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