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Apr 29, 2021 - Issue 863

Dear Readers and Friends of The Black Commentator,

On April 5th, 2002, we published the first issue of The Black Commentator. Now, Issue #861 represents nineteen years of effort by our writers and staff to bring you commentary to advance the movement for economic justice, social justice and peace. We hope you will enjoy this issue, especially the cover story, which celebrates the work of activists in St. Louis to bring about meaningful change.

Looking forward, we need your help to keep The Black Commentator going. This past year has been a financial challenge for so many and The Black Commentator has met that challenge by relying almost completely on financial contributions to survive.

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Bookmark and Share Apr 29, 2021 - Issue 863 Cover Story: The People vs the Police - View from the Battlefield By Jamala Rogers, BC Editorial Board Apr 29, 2021 - Issue 863: Cure for Gun Violence - Political Cartoon By Carlos Latuff, Rio de Janeiro Brazil Apr 29, 2021 - Issue 863: Republicans Will Jim Crow Their Way Back To Power if Democrats Allow Them - Color of Law By David A. Love, JD, BC Executive Editor Apr 29, 2021 - Issue 863: In Oklahoma, Florida and Iowa, if a Driver Kills a Protester, It’s O.K. if It’s “Unintentional” - Solidarity America By John Funiciello, BC Columnist Apr 29, 2021 - Issue 863: 2020 Census and Black Politics By Dr. Walter C. Farrell, Jr., PhD, M.S.P.H., BC Columnist Apr 29, 2021 - Issue 863: Was Everything Biden Said About Ending the Afghanistan War a Lie? By Sonali Kolhatkar, Independent Media Institute, BC Guest Commentator Apr 29, 2021 - Issue 863: America’s Selective Islamophilia: Diversifying Racism By Dr.Kweli Nzito, PhD, BC Guest Commentator Apr 29, 2021 - Issue 863: When Women Become Allies To Save Watersheds and Wildlife By Barbara Williams, Local Peace Economy, BC Guest Commentator Apr 29, 2021 - Issue 863: Arrogant Ignorance - Political Cartoon By Chuck Siler, Carrollton TX

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