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November 27, 2022

Congressman Mickey Leland, a fierce advocate for the poor, was born in 1944 in Lubbock, Texas.

Today in Black America - December 28

POSTED: December 28, 2021, 9:30 am

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The Associated Press

Atlanta owns up to legacy of convict labor that rebuilt city

Flu is making a comeback in US after an unusual year off

State legislatures in U.S. poised to act on abortion rights


USA Today


Florida boy, 13, dies after crashing dirt bike during attempted police stop

LA officer who shot 14-year-old girl was told to 'slow down,' video shows

'Sit down, Karen': Woman taken into FBI custody after mask confrontation on Delta flight


The New York Times

Last Known Slave Ship Is Remarkably Well Preserved, Researchers Say

Sickle Cell Math Is Brutally Simple, but Not Widely Taught

Video Shows Chaos and Violence at Scene of Los Angeles Police Shooting



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta school leaders call for safe gun storage

The questions that will shape Georgia politics in 2022

Alleged ‘dead’ Georgia voters found alive and well after 2020 election


The Baltimore Sun

A new program to increase diversity in the piloting ranks takes flight at UMES

New book challenges old ‘myths’ about Maryland’s role in the Civil War

Porter Soul, one of Eastern Shore’s few Black-owned restaurants, thrives on flavors and memories of home


The Los Angeles Times


Aggressive ‘active shooter’ tactics face scrutiny after LAPD kills girl at Burlington store

Column One: The woman defending Black lives on the border, including her own

McNamara: There is no script to get us ‘back to normal.’ ‘Normal-adjacent’ will have to do


The Chicago Sun-Times

COVID cases in Illinois still surging as Pritzker warns of more deaths, stress on health care system


Family seeking answers after loved one is found hanged in South Side police cell

CST Editorial Board: Changing slaveholder school names is a chance to confront history


NJ.com


COVID cases in students, staff rise before winter break. See which counties are hit the hardest.

Former N.J. nursing home owner where 17 bodies were found faces arrest in $3.6M fraud case in Arkansas

N.J.’s Chris Smith was once celebrated by conservatives. Now Trump wants him gone. What happened?


The Washington Post

Committee investigating Jan. 6 attack plans to begin more public phase of its work in new year

Footage shows LAPD officer firing shots that killed a suspect and a teen girl in a dressing room

Supreme Court term limits are popular — and appear to be going nowhere







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