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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 23

POSTED: November 23, 2021, 11:00 am

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The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia regents: Buildings named for people with ties to slavery won’t change

Exclusive AJC poll: Dickens edges ahead of Moore in mayoral runoff

UPDATES: Jury to start deliberating in Arbery death case following closing arguments


USA Today

What is Thanksgiving to Indigenous people? 'A day of mourning'


Biden to release oil from US strategic reserves to ease gas prices

Civil rights leaders discuss how to fight white nationalism during USA TODAY free event



The New York Times


N.Y.C. Severs Ties With Housing Boss Who Earned $1 Million a Year

New York Moves to Allow 800,000 Noncitizens to Vote in Local Elections

Justice Department to Pay About $130 Million to Parkland Shooting Victims



The Baltimore Sun


Royal Farms Arena redevelopment could begin in February as Baltimore spending panel reviews deal

Enterprise Community Development plans $5 million investment to form partnerships with minority developers

After shooting spree leaves two Baltimore barbers dead, friends and colleagues gather to remember and raise awareness


NJ.com

N.J.’s ‘blind’ process to hire police officers hasn’t improved diversity. How do you fix it?

Republicans flipped 7 seats in N.J.’s Democratic-controlled N.J. Legislature


Video shows N.J. jail inmate viciously beaten with microwave, repeatedly stomped in attack by 7 men


The Los Angeles Times

About 44,000 LAUSD students miss first vaccine deadline

Op-Ed: Surging overdose deaths are a tragic racial justice issue

COVID holidays again? Check the risks with this quiz


The Washington Post

Roger Stone and Alex Jones subpoenaed by House committee investigating Jan. 6 attack

Federal judge orders nearly $187,000 in fees assessed against 2 lawyers who filed suit challenging 2020 election

D.C. records 200th homicide this year as U.S. cities see a rise in killings


The Chicago Sun Times


Proud Boys join effort to ban ‘Gender Queer’ book from school library — rattling students in suburban Chicago

CPS knew about sex misconduct claims at school but promoted principal anyway, records show

Hispanic ward added, African American ward subtracted under plan Black Caucus calls ‘fair for all’ — but Latino Caucus finds ‘concerning’





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