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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 4

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The Washington Post


Missouri is slated to execute prisoner despite claims he has intellectual disability

As summer surge begins to ebb, coronavirus death toll nears 700,000


For Democrats and the Biden agenda, it’s becoming a matter of trust


The New York Times


18,000 Shots Given to N.Y.C. School Employees Ahead of Vaccine Deadline

Eric Adams Has $7.7 Million to Spend, As Donations From Wealthy Pour In

Whistle-Blower Says Facebook ‘Chooses Profits Over Safety’


USA Today

New York City vaccination mandate for teachers takes effect; rural Americans dying at twice the rate of those in cities: COVID-19 updates

Ex-Facebook manager alleges social network fed Jan. 6 Capitol riot

'Pandora Papers' leak divulges finances of world's most powerful people


NJ.com

Above-average snowfall expected in parts of N.J. this winter, Accuweather says

Suspected burglar dies after being taken into custody by N.J. police for medical treatment, AG says

These 100 N.J. students have been named to the Governor’s STEM Scholars class of 2021-22


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

New postage stamp could honor civil rights icon John Lewis

Georgia ballot inspection gambit: Get rid of Democrats

The Jolt: State Capitol statue for Clarence Thomas gaining steam



The Baltimore Sun


Baltimore officials seek to use pandemic as opportunity to strengthen city’s small-business economy

Former Poly basketball player Ian Wallace, a three-time state champion, dies at 19

Universities find mandates effective in convincing Maryland students to get COVID vaccines, feel safer on campus


The Los Angeles Times

Banks: Reintroducing the series ‘Black L.A.: Looking at Diversity,’ 39 years later

Wasn’t Texas supposed to turn blue? Conservative laws defy expectations

Larry Elder’s private charity was a bust, and questions swirl over where the money went


The Chicago Sun-Times

Lyons Township High School cancels homecoming dance after guns found in car in campus parking lot

$5M PepsiCo program to create job pathways for 3K young people on South, West Sides

HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge hits Chicago on Tuesday to promote President Biden housing agenda






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