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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 5

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The Associated Press

US hiring rebounded in October, with 531,000 jobs added


After Virginia, GOP amplifies debate over race and education


Biden’s big bill on brink of House votes, but fights remain



USA Today

House poised to vote on Biden's infrastructure and social spending plans Friday


'An act like this is unspeakable': 2 Iowa teens charged with killing high school Spanish teacher


Predominantly white jury hears opening statements at murder trial over Ahmaud Arbery's death


The New York Times

California Tries to Close the Gap in Math, but Sets Off a Backlash


Justice Dept. Sues Texas Over Voting Restrictions

Young Activists Want Action as Protesters Rally at COP26



The Baltimore Sun

What would it look like for Baltimore to control its police force? A local control board is trying to sort that out.


Relief, reluctance or resistance? Maryland parents divided over vaccinating their children against COVID.


Dan Rodricks: In Maryland, the reckoning with racism continues despite those who hate to hear about it | COMMENTARY


The Los Angeles Times

‘Beverly Hills while Black’: Race, wealth, policing collide on Rodeo Drive

Far fewer Californians getting COVID-19 booster shots than expected, bringing new alarms


Op-Ed: The rise in school shooting threats is alarming — and a cry for help


NJ.com


Ciattarelli urges against ‘wild conspiracy theories.’ Refuses to concede while votes are still being counted.

Newly elected GOP state senator’s social media accounts contain xenophobic, anti-Muslim posts

Sweeney is out, but Coughlin will stay. How N.J. Legislative leadership is changing after wild election
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The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Kasim Reed concedes defeat after historic bid for third term as Atlanta mayor

Ex-DeKalb commissioner says ethics hearing would muddy criminal case

Norcross to hire mental health clinician to assist police


The Washington Post


FBI to weigh prosecuting 37 unruly airline passengers amid uptick of incidents on planes

Judge rules jurors in trial for Ahmaud Arbery’s killing can see license plate with Confederate emblem

U.S. judge appears set to reject Trump bid to block records requested by Jan. 6 committee


The Chicago Sun-Times


Mom of Jaslyn Adams demands McDonald’s CEO apologize: ‘How dare you judge me. You know nothing about the ’hood’

CPS facilities chief out amid dirty schools complaints


2-year-old girl killed in Harvey had been shot in the head inside home, police say





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