today in black history

October 26, 2021

Edward W. Brooke, III, the first Black to serve in the U.S. Senate in the 20th century, is born in 1919 in Washington, D.C.

Today in Black America - August 28

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The Associated Press

GOP blocks bill to keep government going; new try ahead

Jan. 6 trials slowed by mounting evidence in US Capitol riot


In R. Kelly verdict, Black women see long-overdue justice


USA Today

USPS mail delivery is about to get permanently slower and temporarily more expensive


'Lifelines' to the vulnerable: Community health clinics to get $1B from Biden administration


Girls are being socialized to lose political ambition – and it starts younger than we realized


The New York Times

Four Jagged Puzzle Pieces and a Few Weeks for Democrats to Assemble Them

Pelosi Plans Infrastructure Vote as Safety Net Bill Remains Mired in Rifts

Health care workers in New York rush to get vaccinated, averting a staffing crisis.


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Southern Poverty Law Center threatens to sue Cobb school district

With 2 weeks until early voting, mayoral candidates ramp up ads, voter outreach

First proposed Georgia congressional map could help GOP pick up a seat



The Los Angeles Times

Rise in California homicides echoes the nation, but state fares better in violent crime, FBI stats show

Rep. Karen Bass makes it official: ‘I’m running for mayor’ of L.A.

California’s universal voting by mail becomes permanent


NJ.com


N.J. to offer $500 ‘return-to-work’ bonuses, up to $10K for businesses to train new hires

N.J. teacher charged with forging doctor’s note to get out of wearing mask in class, police say

Court sides with Newark mayor’s vaccine mandate that was opposed by police, fire unions


The Chicago Sun-Times

R. Kelly faces more charges in Chicago, elsewhere, so what happens next?

Foreman of R. Kelly’s 2008 jury ‘happy that justice was served’

CPS mom dies after her child exposed to COVID-19 at school where hundreds of kids quarantined


The Washington Post

N.Y. faces health staffing crisis over vaccine requirement

Tracking cases and deaths in the U.S.

Senate GOP blocks bill that would fund government, stave off default



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