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Today in Black America - December 15

POSTED: December 15, 2021, 9:30 am

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The Associated Press

US COVID death toll hits 800,000, a year into vaccine drive

How a Kennedy built an anti-vaccine juggernaut amid COVID-19

Autopsy: Severe brain trauma in ex-NFL player who shot 6


The New York Times


Republicans Who Assailed Biden’s Stimulus Bill Are Embracing the Money

Representative Liz Cheney has embraced her role in the Jan. 6 inquiry, holding up an unsparing mirror to the G.O.P.

House Recommends Criminal Contempt Charge for Meadows in Jan 6. Inquiry


USA Today

Omicron is worrying these researchers: 'Seems to be happening every place'

Over 900 Cornell students test positive for COVID amid omicron concerns, finals move online

More Americans than ever are being diagnosed with high blood pressure. Are you next?


The Washington Post

House votes to hold Meadows in contempt for refusing to comply with Jan. 6 committee subpoena

After extraordinary sacrifice and years of delay, Alwyn Cashe gets his Medal of Honor

Critics seize on Rand Paul’s record against relief measures



The Baltimore Sun

Maryland Gov. Hogan raises concern that ex-chief of staff will release recordings

Towson student is dead after being found unresponsive in his room, university says

Baltimore native and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi endorses Tom Perez for Maryland governor



NJ.com


Drug dealer admits conspiring to fly 550 pounds of cocaine into N.J. on private planes

Former N.J. doctor illegally prescribed thousands of pills, submitted fake insurance claims, prosecutor says

Former N.J. Dem party leader, attorney sentenced for $250K tax evasion


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Former Emory law school student sues university for gender discrimination

Raffensperger testimony helps Jan. 6 committee build election influence case

Warnock says Senate should delay holiday recess to focus on passing voting bills


The Los Angeles Times


L.A. County falls far behind Bay Area in vaccinating Black, Latino residents

Too many qualified students are shut out of UC, CSU. A new study offers some solutions

Fewer people moving to California, more leaving during the pandemic, study shows


The Chicago Sun-Times

Right-wing group’s attempt to open at Chicago high school rejected

Families plead for more residential care options for children with severe developmental disabilities

Jesse Jackson: American democracy is under siege




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