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Today in Black America - August 13

POSTED: August 13, 2021, 2:00 pm

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The New York Times

House Moderates Say They Won’t Back Budget Vote Until Infrastructure Bill Passes

Analysis: A Nation That Resembles Its Future More Than Its Past

Where Police Killings Often Meet With Silence


The Washington Post

How the racial makeup of where you live has changed since 1990

DeJoy bought up to $305,000 in bonds from USPS board chair’s investment firm, raising ethics questions

DeSantis, faced with covid surge, urges Floridians to use Regeneron antibody treatment given to Trump



USA Today

US sees more cases in early August than in all of July; judge upholds eviction moratorium: COVID-19 news

Federal court allows Biden's new COVID-19 eviction moratorium to remain in place

Supreme Court declines request by Indiana University students to block COVID-19 vaccine mandate


The Los Angeles Times

LAUSD orders all teachers as staff to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 15

LAPD officers are supposed to wear masks. They keep getting caught without them

Latino and Black victims account for nearly all of L.A.’s surge in homicides


NJ.com

Jersey City sees its future. And it doesn’t appear that Newport mall is a part of the plan for Downtown.


N.J. woman accused of breaching Capitol in Jan. 6 attack, documenting it on Facebook to plead guilty

Jersey City sees its future. And it doesn’t appear that Newport mall is a part of the plan for Downtown.


Associated Press

Biden made ‘Obamacare’ cheaper, now sign-up deadline is here

Census data: US is diversifying, white population shrinking

DC military base on lockdown after report of armed person


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Kemp faces urgent calls to take steps to halt coronavirus spread in Georgia

Gwinnett schools record more than 600 COVID cases in first week

Florida woman with COVID-19 dies after giving birth to healthy baby


The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago’s Black, Latino communities face the brunt of latest, Delta-fueled COVID surge

Chicago’s population grew by 2% over the past decade — holding onto title of third-largest city in U.S.

CPS mandates COVID-19 vaccination for teachers, all other district employees


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