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Today in Black America - January 18

POSTED: January 18, 2022, 10:00 am

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The Associated Press

Sinema, Manchin slammed as Senate begins voting bill debate

Pharrell Williams calls for economic equity during MLK event

Biden year one takeaways: Grand ambitions, humbling defeats

The New York Times

Marchers Honor King and Call on Senate to Pass Voting Legislation

Senate Democrats Press Ahead With Debate on Voting Rights Bill

Here’s Where New York City Subway Riders Have Returned, and Where They Haven’t

USA Today

Backlash swells over Peace Corps worker’s role in death in Africa

Here's how climate change crisis hurts health in communities of color

Senate to take up voting rights, how to see next asteroid: 5 Things podcast

The Los Angeles Times

Like ‘Tetris’: COVID surge turns hospital scheduling into frustrating numbers game

COVID cases and deaths are rising again at U.S. nursing homes

Barabak: Trump and his enablers want to blow up the presidential debates. They shouldn’t get away with it

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Voting rights take center stage at annual MLK memorial service

FROM NEWS PARTNER: Ga.'s oldest city introduces its 1st Martin Luther King Jr. monument

Democrat Blair is running for Georgia school superintendent to host virtual finance event with tips for budgeting and saving: How to sign up for free

7 things to expect as Murphy is sworn in to his second term as N.J. governor

Manchin profits from the land, leaves behind a human wasteland | Editorial

The Chicago Sun-Times

Rainbow PUSH honors parents of Ahmaud Arbery, Jelani Day during annual Martin Luther King Jr. program

Here’s who’s dying from COVID-19 during the Omicron surge — two years into the pandemic

Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin jumps into GOP Illinois primary for governor

The Baltimore Sun

Nearly three decades in the making, new historical museum will tell the story of East Baltimore

Morgan State University alumna D’Angela ‘Dia’ Simms believes in making room for diversity in the spirits industry

As Marilyn Mosby fights for her political life, what role does her husband, the Baltimore City Council president, play?

The Washington Post

More enslaved Africans came to the Americas via this port than any other. Few people know of it.

Fla. governor proposes special police agency to monitor elections

Tuskegee Airman who fought in three wars dies at 102

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