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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 3

POSTED: November 03, 2021, 10:00 am

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USA Today

Historic gains in local elections as people of color sweep into office


Youngkin beats McAuliffe for Virginia governor, dealing blow to Democrats

Push to disband Minneapolis police fails. What's next for reform?



The Associated Press

Youngkin’s Virginia win jolts Democrats, tight race in NJ

In Virginia, GOP finds new playbook — not easily replicated

COVID vaccine for younger kids already being packed, shipped


The New York Times

Eric Adams Is Elected Mayor of New York City


Alvin Bragg Wins, Becoming First Black D.A. in Manhattan

Opinion: Boston Isn’t Boston Anymore. Michelle Wu’s Win Proves That
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The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Moore advances to Atlanta mayoral runoff; Dickens leads Reed by 600 votes


Incumbent metro Atlanta mayors fend off progressive challengers

Jury finally qualified for Ahmaud Arbery murder trial



The Los Angeles Times

Granderson: You can’t be a Republican by today’s standards if you won’t go along with the ‘Big Lie’

As Sheriff Villanueva blasts vaccine mandate, LASD falls further behind LAPD in shots


L.A. just changed its entire approach to homelessness. Does it place politics above need?


The Baltimore Sun


COVID-19 vaccinations for Maryland children ages 5 to 11 may start by Friday

Baltimore’s spending panel to vote on $760,000 ShotSpotter gunfire detection system supported by police


Supreme Court to hear arguments in major gun rights case



The Chicago Sun-Times


Mom of star athlete wants help finding son’s killer: ‘I never thought anyone would kill him over a pair of shoes’

‘It’s hard to breathe. My daughter was my whole world.’ No arrests as families grieve for two who died in mass shooting at Halloween party

Rev. Jesse Jackson released from Washington, D.C., hospital after fall at Howard University


NJ.com


The tightest governor’s race in N.J. history came down to 1,797 votes. Will this race be closer?

N.J. governor race still too close to call. Murphy, Ciattarelli waiting for all votes to be counted.

Prisoners beat fellow inmate with microwave during N.J. jail brawl, claim says


The Washington Post

Key suburban, rural districts backed Youngkin by slim margin

Ohio’s Shontel Brown wins House seat; primary for Fla. seat heads to a recount

Michelle Wu is first person of color and first woman to be elected Boston mayor







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