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Today in Black America - January 5

POSTED: January 05, 2022, 9:30 am

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The New York Times

How Gunfire Is Killing More American Children

Prosecutors Move Quickly on Jan. 6 Cases, but Big Questions Remain

How Trump Kept His Grip After Jan. 6


The Associated Press

A televised insurrection: AP video documents Jan. 6 riot

Governor to pardon Plessy, of ‘separate but equal’ ruling


COVID case counts may be losing importance amid omicron



USA Today

Why cloth face masks won't 'cut it' with omicron variant

‘Flurona’ is a thing, and it’s in the US. How much should you worry?

'An outrage': Why drivers were left stranded overnight on Virginia interstate


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Kemp sets the stage for a new Georgia fight over gun rights

Georgia voting law wasn’t enough for Republican legislators

Fulton County Schools launches website to help families find resources


The Baltimore Sun

Maryland Democratic gubernatorial hopeful John King taps Michelle Siri, Women’s Law Center of Maryland leader, as running mate

How are Maryland COVID cases, vaccinations and other metrics trending? Here are the latest numbers. [GRAPHICS]

Maryland Gov. Hogan issues executive orders to fight COVID surge, stops short of mask, vaccine mandates


The Chicago Sun-Times

Chief judge shoots down Lightfoot’s request for moratorium on electronic monitoring for most violent offenders

CPS classes canceled Wednesday after CTU votes to refuse in-person work

Ald. Pat Dowell on verge of running for Rep. Bobby Rush seat: Would drop secretary of state bid


The Los Angeles Times

L.A. healthcare system hit with widening staffing shortages as workers get coronavirus

Granderson: Democrats shouldn’t distance themselves from Biden in the midterms

Thousands of U.S. troops defy COVID-19 vaccine order


NJ.com


Family, community rally after 25-year-old fatally shot by Paterson police

Like an English king of old, Menendez provides for his heir | Moran

Trenton art center names new executive director


The Washington Post


Howard University and at least 6 other HBCUs receive bomb threats, triggering evacuations and lockdowns

How the Biden administration is trying to prevent another Jan. 6

I-95 reopens in Virginia after winter storm forced closure that stranded motorists




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