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Cover Story: Political Analysis - Obama's Electoral Path to The White House (Part II) By Dr. Martin Kilson, PhD, Editorial Board

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October Surprise
By Mark Hurwitt

Political Cartoon: October Surprise By Mark Hurwitt - Right-Wing Populism & the Economic Crisis: Watch Out for Scapegoats! - The African World - By Bill Fletcher, Jr. - Executive Editor

The Failure of McPalin Lynch Mob Politics - You Betcha! - Color of Law By David A. Love, JD, Editorial Board

Obama’s landslide Victory? Looking up from North Carolina and Beyond November 5. - Think Piece By Dr. Horace G. Campbell, PhD, Guest Commentator - Did You Receive Your "Love" Letter from Washington? - Represent Our Resistance - By Dr. Lenore J. Daniels, PhD - Editorial Board

The Status Of Women Of Color In The American Political System: 2008 By Suzanne Brooks, Guest Commentator

Black Jesus
By Sifiso Yalo, South Africa

Political Cartoon: Black Jesus By Sifiso Yalo, South Africa

Please read the following important call to action from, together with Rev. Jesse Jackson, Barbara Ehrenreich, Bill Fletcher, Daniel Ellsberg, David Cobb, Frances Moore Lappé, Frances Piven, Holly Near, Jerome Scott, Jim Hightower, John Cavanagh, John Nichols, Manning Marable, Marcus Raskin, Maude Hurd, Medea Benjamin, Mimi Kennedy, Norman Solomon, Rabbi Michael Lerner, Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Robert McChesney, Starhawk, Tom Hayden, Van Jones, and many more. - The Bailout: a Giant Quick-Fix for Wall Street, but not a Serious Fix for Any Other Part of the Street - By James Jennings, PhD - Editorial Board - Halloween 2008 - The Horror of Foreclosures - Left Margin - By Carl Bloice - Editorial Board - Where Did the Money Go? - Smoke and Mirrors - By Lloyd Wynn - Columnist - Giving Political Cover to Repression At Home, and Empire Abroad - Keeping it Real - By Larry Pinkney - Editorial Board - Sister, Can You Spare Some Class: Black Women in the Media - The Substance of Truth - By Tolu Olorunda - Columnist

A Real Rescue And Economic Recovery - Solidarity America By John Funiciello, Columnist

Attacks on Obama
By Patrick Chappatte, The International Herald Tribune

Political Cartoon: Attacks on Obama By Patrick Chappatte, The International Herald Tribune

The Grateful Dead - The Zeroes Are Back, and They Have Offspring! - Letters from Zimbabwe By Mwana Wevhu, Columnist - What Congressman John Lewis was Really Saying: White Folk Getting’ Ready to Act Up, Y’all! - Between The Lines - By Dr. Anthony Asadullah Samad, PhD - Columnist - We Must Struggle Against Cultural Surrender - Worrill’s World - By Dr. Conrad W. Worrill, PhD - Columnist - African Americans: Stop Hatin’ on Immigrants! - By Ken Brown - Guest Commentator - The Illusion of Post-Racial America - By Aman Gill - Guest Commentator

Quote to Ponder: "Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world." - Harriet Tubman

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Art: All Stars By Jim Alexander Photography

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October 16, 2008
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