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Today in Black America - August 11

POSTED: August 11, 2021, 9:30 am

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The New York Times

Senate Passes $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan, Advancing Sweeping Safety Net Expansion

In Resignation Speech, Cuomo Makes a Last Play to Preserve His Legacy


Texas Ban on Mask Mandates is Dealt 2 Legal Setbacks


Associated Press

Senate OKs Dems’ $3.5T budget in latest win for Biden

Hochul prepares for spotlight as Cuomo steps aside

Dems renew push on elections bill that GOP vows to block


USA Today


Senate approves 'blueprint' for $3.5T plan that includes money for education, the environment, child care

'I want justice for my son': Family of Alvin Motley, killed by Memphis security guard, demands accountability

Biden makes selection for solicitor general, his top Supreme Court lawyer


The Washington Post

Opinion: Yes, it’s racist when a Black real estate agent and his clients get handcuffed for touring a home

Texas House speaker signs arrest warrants for Democrats who broke quorum over voting limits

‘Act now’ on global vaccines to stop more-dangerous variants, experts warn Biden


The Baltimore Sun

What’s in the Senate’s infrastructure bill for Maryland? Roads, bridges and funding for the Chesapeake Bay.

Here's when and where you need to wear a mask in Maryland

All but two Maryland counties have ‘substantial’ or ‘high’ COVID transmission, data shows


The Los Angeles Times


Thousands of vacancies complicate L.A. school reopenings

Teachers should be required to get COVID-19 vaccines, Fauci says

Opinion: Two years after Costco shooting, a cop may be held accountable


The Chicago Sun-Times

Alleged torture victim Keith Walker sues city, prosecutors, Chicago cops

Grieving Chicago police officers direct their anger at CPD’s second-in-command

Jesse Jackson: The Olympic spirit shows us the way out and up



NJ.com

More than 200 N.J. police officers received major discipline in recent months, new data shows

FEMA emergency alert testing: What to know and why you may get a text message today

Excessive heat warnings issued for 16 N.J. counties. Long stretch of hot, humid days ahead.


Philly.com

Why Philly trees cast more shade on the wealthier

As cases rise, so do new rules: Philly adds a mask mandate, Pa. to require vaccination or tests for some workers

Former CDC chief: Pandemic is harming public health even beyond the virus






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