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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 3

POSTED: September 03, 2021, 11:00 am

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The Los Angeles Times


California community college financial aid scam triggers federal warning to other campuses

Wage theft is a problem for L.A. garment workers. A California bill aims to fix it. Again


‘Religious’ exemptions add legal thorns to looming vaccination mandates


The Associated Press

US hiring slows to just 235,000 jobs after 2 strong months


GOP-led states see Texas law as model to restrict abortions

After Ida soaks Northeast US, cleanup and mourning continues


USA Today

Plunging into a sinkhole. Swimming inside homes to stay alive. Ida leaves a path of heartbreak, horror across 8 states.

Children accounted for more than 20% of weekly US cases; Iowa governor declines to recommend masks for students: COVID-19 updates

General Motors to temporarily halt production of nearly all US plants due to pandemic-related chip shortage overseas


The New York Times

The Work-From-Home Economy and the Urban Job Outlook


Texas Abortion Case Highlights Concern Over Supreme Court’s ‘Shadow Docket’

Former Prosecutor in Ahmaud Arbery’s Death Faces Criminal Charges


The Baltimore Sun

Federal agency pauses review of high-speed Maglev train proposed between Baltimore and Washington


Annapolis-Edgewater tornado had wind speeds up to 125 mph, traveled 11-plus miles, National Weather Service says


Deadly heat waves are a threat, and a reality. Can Baltimore make residents more resilient to rising temperatures?


The Chicago Sun-Times


Father killed while shielding young daughter from gunfire on West Side, family says. ‘She’s devastated that she watched her father get killed.’


CPD lieutenant accused of shoving flashlight between buttocks of teen carjacking suspect

Why are Black farmers like John Boyd Jr. awaiting billions of dollars in promised debt relief?


The Washington Post

Trump Tower’s key tenants fell behind on rent and moved out. But Trump has one reliable customer: His own PAC.

Trump-appointed ambassador directed government business to his hotel, emails show

Editorial: Three promising new efforts can help us prevent the next pandemic


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Former district attorney in Ahmaud Arbery case indicted


OPINION: Georgia anti-vaxxers are like ‘Stop the Steal’ on steroids

Trump endorses Herschel Walker, Burt Jones in Georgia elections



NJ.com


Ida is now one of N.J.’s deadliest storms on record as fatalities continue to rise

We asked climate and weather experts what the hell is happening in N.J. Here’s what they said.

N.J. reports 2,115 COVID cases, 18 deaths. Rate of transmission slowly declining.





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