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 - October 1

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The Associated Press

Despite setback, Democrats try to save Biden $3.5T plan

AP FACT CHECK: GOP claim of broken Biden pledge not so clear

Africa internet riches plundered, contested by China broker


The New York Times

House Delays Vote on Infrastructure Bill as Democrats Feud

More Than Half of Police Killings Are Mislabeled, New Study Says

Nobody Really Knows How the Economy Works. A Fed Paper Is the Latest Sign.


The Washington Post


Census data shows Maryland is now the East Coast’s most diverse state, while D.C. is Whiter

New York sees rise in vaccination rates for health-care workers after mandate

What Congress does next will have a big effect on the economy, U.S. families


USA Today


Opinion: WNBA puts NBA to shame in showing leadership on COVID-19 vaccination conversation

Will holiday mail be on time? Why is mail getting more expensive? Your USPS questions, answered

Woman who survived 1918 flu, World War II succumbs to COVID at 105 years old


NJ.com


This N.J. hospital will be renamed after receiving a $100M donation

3,000 financial tech jobs coming to N.J., Murphy announces


We’re going to fix school lunches after photos shared of ‘unacceptable’ food, superintendent says


The Los Angeles Times


How a Black lawmaker from L.A. won a ‘mammoth fight’ to oust bad cops

UC could add 20,000 seats for students by 2030 to meet surging enrollment demand

Most California health workers got vaccinated, but holdouts could be fired


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Jimmy Carter, oldest living former president, turns 97

Metro Atlanta medical examiners see surge in non-COVID deaths

Confederate statue damaged outside Coweta County courthouse


The Chicago Sun-Times

With at least 185 shootings on Chicago area expressways this year, state police say they’re increasing patrols starting this weekend

Wild afternoon shootout leaves ‘gunpowder in the air’ on crowded street in the shadow of downtown high-rises

Lynn Sweet: Reps. Jesus ‘Chuy’ Garcia and Jan Schakowsky among progressives blocking infrastructure bill for now











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