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Today in Black America - December 9

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The Associated Press

NC’s top court halts March primary due to remapping suits

School district faces two $100M suits after Oxford shootings


Passenger describes Wright after shooting as ‘just gasping’


The New York Times


W.H.O. Warns of Vaccine Inequity as Wealthy Nations Push Boosters

Amanda Gorman, a rare celebrity poet, shows off an incredibly expansive range in a new book of poetry, our critic writes.

School District Investigates Claims of Longtime Sexual Misconduct by Teachers



USA Today

House staffer arrested after entering Capitol with a gun, police say

Poll: Americans agree with rejecting 'political hostility,' but think divisions will rise

'Difficult, but necessary': Los Angeles school board fires 500 unvaccinated employees


The Baltimore Sun

Pandemic has devastated Maryland’s minority-led nonprofits: ‘The stress and strain is unbearable, and it is untenable’

From Park Heights ‘stickup boy’ to marijuana kingpin: Drug dealer testifies attorney Ravenell helped his operation

Maryland Democrats send new congressional map to Gov. Hogan


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

‘The cavalry has arrived’ Pro-Atlanta forces race to stave off Buckhead


Atlanta school board makes stance against Buckhead City official

Atlanta school board chair announces state Senate run


NJ.com

N.J. company admits price gouging on 100K masks at start of COVID pandemic

Essex jail inmate charged with stabbing death of another inmate. He now faces 2 murder charges.

Atlantic Health System acquires controlling interest in N.J. hospital, plans $135M investment


The Los Angeles Times


Editorial: Torrance racist text scandal highlights rot in police culture


Educators report a rise in school threats, fights and misbehavior, and blame COVID

Head of Miami-Dade schools is likely pick for L.A. superintendent



The Washington Post


N.Y. attorney general seeks Trump’s deposition as part of civil fraud investigation

FDA authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech booster shots for 16- and 17-year-olds

Democrats face race against the clock to extend soon-expiring child tax credit payments


The Chicago Sun-Times


Field Museum needs to reimagine its African exhibit, says new curator who plans to do just that

Jurors sent home without reaching verdict in Jussie Smollett case

New boss at Business Affairs and Consumer Protection vows to revive long-neglected commercial corridors





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