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Today in Black America - December 16

POSTED: December 16, 2021, 9:30 am

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NBC News

As parents protest critical race theory, students fight racist behavior at school


The Associated Press


How brothers in arms plotted theft, sale of US Army weaponry

The AP Interview: Nikole Hannah-Jones’ warning on democracy

Young Americans motivated to make change: AP-NORC, MTV poll


USA Today


Omicron variant may multiply 70 times faster than delta, study says: Updates

Daunte Wright's father tells jury about his son in trial of ex-Minnesota police officer Kim Potter

QAnon believer who threatened to shoot Nancy Pelosi sentenced to prison



The New York Times


Facing subpoenas, former President Trump’s allies are trying to run out the clock on Democrats.

How Mark Meadows and a Band of Loyalists Fought to Keep Trump in Power

Opinion: The Supreme Court, Weaponized



The Baltimore Sun

Maryland’s congressional redistricting leaves some House members, candidates in new territory

Rising COVID-19 cases in Maryland schools lead to temporary virtual classes and canceled games

Maryland Gov. Hogan’s campaign pays fine for accepting excess donations


NJ.com


Black police groups will argue before N.J. Supreme Court to grant parole to man convicted of killing trooper

Yes, bystanders have right to film police | Jersey Journal editorial

N.J. schools grapple with spike in threats of violence, shootings on social media


The Los Angeles Times

Republicans’ belief in Trump’s ‘Big Lie’ holds steady as confidence in U.S. elections dips

Skelton: Newsom stares down Texas on abortion and guns, winning political points in the process


Nicholas Goldberg: L.A.’s district attorney explains the persistent racism in police culture


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Developers say DeKalb is over-taxing affordable housing projects

Can Stacey Abrams turn the GOP rift into a gift for Democrats in 2022?

Judges told to grant gun licenses even if background checks incomplete


The Washington Post


Role as Trump’s gatekeeper puts Meadows in legal peril — and at odds with Trump

Analysis: GOP plotted to overturn 2020 election before it was over

Senate Democrats renew focus on voting rights as filibuster changes are considered


The Chicago Sun-Times


Indicted Ald. Carrie Austin (34th) collapses in her seat at City Council meeting

Chicago plans to spend more than $400 million to make neighborhoods safer, as debate continues over what actually works

Special prosecutor calls for release of full report on Jussie Smollett investigation





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