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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 8

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The Associated Press

Feds urge schools to provide COVID-19 shots, info for kids

Biden faces fresh challenges after infrastructure victory

High court to hear secrets case over Muslim surveillance


The New York Times


How do maps reshape American politics?

How Public Preschool Can Help, and How to Make Sure It Doesn’t Hurt


Infrastructure Bill Makes First Major U.S. Investment in Climate Resilience


USA Today

20 questions, answers on the new COVID-19 vaccine rules for workers


First lady Jill Biden visits schools to encourage vaccination: Latest COVID-19 updates

Bomb threats evacuate Ivy League campuses after similar calls to Miami University, Ohio University


NJ.com

N.J. reports 971 COVID cases and 5 deaths. More than 7.3M now have at least one vaccine dose.

Mother of missing teen makes plea for help as police continue search

‘Working to get this young woman and bring her back home safely’ sheriff says in search for missing N.J. teen Jashyah Moore


The Baltimore Sun

Turnover in 2022: Maryland’s top statewide offices are about to get new occupants, a rare occurrence

What’s in the federal infrastructure bill for Maryland? Roads, bridges and funding for the Chesapeake Bay.


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


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ahmaud Arbery’s family struggles to cope during trial for those charged in his death

With Dickens, Moore in runoff, Atlanta can expect reset mayoral battle

Georgia Democrats applaud House passage of $1.2T infrastructure bill


The Los Angeles Times


A ‘war on books’: Conservatives push for audits of school libraries

An LAPD-caused explosion cost them their home. After months of limbo, they went to the desert

Supreme Court to hear case brought by Orange County Muslims over FBI surveillance


The Chicago Sun-Times


Opinion: Don’t be surprised if jury accepts Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse’s self-defense claim


Opinion: Illinois to get at least $17 billion from the Biden infrastructure bill; could be more

Fall back? Illinois COVID-19 cases up nearly 20% as temperatures drop and people head indoors


The Washington Post


Democrats search for political identity amid dismal election results and legislative triumph

‘Nobody should have to live like this’: Black residents hope infrastructure bill will fix city’s water woes — if state allows it

School that pioneered polio shots will give kids the covid vaccine, too

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