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September 20, 2021

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is stabbed in a Harlem store while promoting his autobiographical book “Stride Toward Freedom” in 1958.

Today in Black America - September 2

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The Associated Press

High court divides 5-4 to leave Texas abortion law in place

EXPLAINER: Congress asks tech companies for Jan. 6 records


Death toll rises after Ida’s remnants hit Northeast



USA Today


Vaccines cut chances of long-haul coronavirus in half, study shows; US reports more than quarter of world's new cases: COVID-19 updates

Race in America

'Tone deaf' back-to-school video by Tennessee education chief criticized amid COVID outbreaks


The New York Times


Federal Jobless Aid, a Lifeline to Millions, Reaches an End

House Democrats Promote Cheney to No. 2 Post on Jan. 6 Inquiry Panel


McCarthy Threatens Technology Firms That Comply With Riot Inquiry


The Baltimore Sun


Flu is coming. Maryland officials say: ‘Now is the perfect time to get the vaccine’

43 cities where the most people can’t afford their homes

Maryland housing advocates, attorneys gearing up for potential onslaught of evictions


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Floyd County boy dies as COVID surges among Georgia’s children

Fraud case of Atlanta councilman vying for mayor set for trial


Black principal in Texas suspended after controversy over photo with white wife



NJ.com

Gov. Phil Murphy declares state of emergency due to widespread flooding, storm damage from Ida remnants

N.J. recommends optional, weekly COVID testing for unvaccinated students


Murphy, our schools are less safe than a bar in New York | Editorial



The Chicago Sun-Times

Two Chicago police officers charged with beating teen during January arrest in Woodlawn

13-year-old boy killed in ‘domestic-related’ shooting inside Portage Park apartment

4-year-old girl was combing doll’s hair on front stoop when hit by bullet as two cars exchanged gunfire in Englewood


The Washington Post

Trump Organization’s security director agrees to testify to grand jury

Texas district closes schools after covid kills two teachers in one week

Georgia professors are quitting over their universities’ lax mask rules: ‘This is a matter of life and death’



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