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November 27, 2021

Congressman Mickey Leland, a fierce advocate for the poor, was born in 1944 in Lubbock, Texas.

Today in Black America - November 2

POSTED: November 02, 2021, 9:30 am

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The Associated Press

Governors and more: What to watch in Tuesday’s elections

EXPLAINER: What charges does Kyle Rittenhouse face?


Minneapolis voters weigh fate of police after George Floyd


USA Today

5 things that could decide Virginia election (and 2022): Biden, Trump, culture wars and more

Minneapolis voters to decide fate of police department more than year after George Floyd's death


Police hurt thousands of teens every year. An alarming number are Black girls.


The New York Times


New York’s 5 ballot measures include proposals to make voting easier

Where and how to vote in New York City

Attack Left Flight Attendant With Concussion and Facial Injury, Authorities Say


The Los Angeles Times

Vanessa Bryant won’t face psych evaluation in lawsuit over Kobe crash photos, judge rules

A top LAFD official accessed confidential complaint files while he was under investigation

Dr. Dre, will.i.am, Issa Rae give early ‘yes’ to proposed school arts initiative



NJ.com


Murphy, Ciattarelli rally voters before Election Day as turnout, national politics fuel N.J. governor race

Polls are open on Election Day in N.J. as voters decide governor, N.J. Legislature races

The results on N.J.’s first early in-person voting are in. More than 200K hit polls ahead of Election Day.


The Baltimore Sun


Maryland hospital workers face deadlines for COVID vaccinations; thousands could resign

More than 10% of Baltimore City Schools workers who refused to get vaccinated by deadline now face termination

Baltimore City Council passes bill demanding oversight of city’s federal coronavirus recovery spending


The Chicago Sun-Times


Judge stays vaccine deadline for police unions, but leaves testing, reporting requirements in place

Judge tells ex-Ald. Edward Vrdolyak to report to prison Nov. 30

CPS theater teacher suspended, play canceled after students complain of offensive comments, scenes


The Washington Post

CDC expected to sign off on vaccine for children age 5 to 11

Breitbart has outsized influence over climate change denial on Facebook, report says

Va., N.J. pick governors in first major elections of Biden presidency


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Polls open for Georgia elections of mayors and local candidates

Atlanta students to stay home from school as voters head to polls

NEW: Raffensperger book details Trump’s pressure to alter Georgia election





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