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Today in Black America - September 8

POSTED: September 08, 2021, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

Efforts grow to stamp out use of parasite drug for COVID-19

Hurricane Ida power outages, misery persist 9 days later

In NYC after Ida, Biden calls climate ‘everybody’s crisis’

The New York Times

How Educational Differences Are Widening America’s Political Rift

Plant-Based Foods Expand, With Consumers Hungry for More

How Will America Recover From a Broken School Year?

USA Today

School policing falls hardest on Black students and those with disabilities, study shows

Can too little or too much sleep increase risk for Alzheimer's? Study supports 'sweet spot'

After 7 died in 'inhumane' warehouse conditions following Ida, Louisiana revokes nursing home licenses

The Washington Post

History’s most boneheaded predictions were compiled in this government report

Pediatric cases surge in U.S. as students head back to school

Teen suing GOP donor claims he offered $1,000 in hush money after alleged sex-trafficking crime, lawsuit says

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Another Georgia district attorney indicted, this one for bribery

COVID cases in metro Atlanta schools surpass 24,000 in first weeks

Family of teen killed in Atlanta elevator collapse launches probe, attorneys say

The Baltimore Sun

Warning signs flashed for years before mother allegedly killed 2 kids. Baltimore officials search for where the system failed.

They’ve treated tens of thousands of COVID-19 patients and fear more are coming. Hospitals urge Marylanders to get vaccinated.

Baltimore County police arrest 19-year-old man in Towson University shooting

The Los Angeles Times

Democrats optimistic ahead of California recall vote as GOP is divided over its frontrunner

Urban California taming virus surge, but rural areas still struggling

Editorial: Victims of criminal violence need help, but so do those harmed by law enforcement

N.J. weather: Half of state under flood watch with strong thunderstorms likely later. More tornadoes are also possible.

Saint Barnabas CEO and other execs replaced in major shake-up

‘We’re extremely grateful,’ family tells Biden as president consoles residents of devastated N.J. neighborhood

The Chicago Sun-Times

West Side partnership to provide free legal aid, social services to juveniles, young adults

New contract for Chicago police officers advances to City Council

Angry QAnon backers want hospital to treat supporter’s COVID-19 with unapproved drug

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