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Today in Black America - December 24

POSTED: December 24, 2021, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press


Omicron is latest blow to pandemic-weary front-line workers


Kim Potter guilty of manslaughter in Daunte Wright’s death

A look at high-profile cases over killings by US police


USA Today

Omicron surge is upending events, canceling flights: COVID updates

Former police officer Kim Potter found guilty in Daunte Wright's death

Girl, 14, killed by Los Angeles police during attempted suspect takedown inside Burlington store


The New York Times

Kimberly Potter is convicted of manslaughter for killing Daunte Wright.

Fox News Host’s Incendiary Fauci Comments Follow a Network Pattern

Omicron Drives U.S. Virus Cases Past Delta’s Peak


The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Officer Keona Holley dies one week after being shot in ambush

Hospitals prepare for more COVID-19 cases as omicron threatens to overrun Maryland

Howard County resumes indoor mask mandate beginning Sunday at 5 p.m. amid COVID surge


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Federal appeals court in Atlanta to get its first Black judge

Suing the president becoming common practice for Georgia attorney general

Feds reject work requirement in Kemp’s Medicaid overhaul


The Los Angeles Times

Girl, 14, killed by LAPD in shooting that also left suspect dead

Many Californians will likely get infected during Omicron surge. How bad will it get?


Watts Towers at 100: Junk turned into art still casts a spell


The Chicago Sun-Times


‘They made a promise,’ but CPS slow to act on changing slaveholder school names

Suspected shooter among 4 hurt in brazen gunfight at Oakbrook Center mall; 2nd suspected gunman at large, police say

Illinois Senate majority leader says husband fired shots after they were carjacked


The Washington Post

Thompson says Jan. 6 committee is focused on Trump’s hours of silence during attack, weighing criminal referrals


Pediatric hospitals in parts of U.S. are filling fast

Opinion: Supreme Court cases over vaccine mandates are really about whether government can protect us



NJ.com

Newark will require proof of vaccination to enter restaurants, bars, theaters

N.J. hospital system will not allow visitors after Christmas, with some exceptions

The omicron variant symptoms to look out for if you are fully vaccinated

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