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I Got It From Yo’ Mama - Unapologetically Young, Black and Female - By Jasmyne A. Cannick - Columnist

Listen to Mark Thompson interview Jasmyne A. Cannick
Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 7pm ET

Mother Reading to Daughter
By London Ladd

Art: Mother Reading to Daughter By London Ladd

President Obama, Rep. Maxine Waters and Targeted Public Policy - African American Leadership By Dr. Ron Walters, PhD, Editorial Board

Ft. Dix Five Case: Court Not Concerned With Lack of Evidence! - Represent Our Resistance - By Dr. Lenore J. Daniels, PhD - Editorial Board

Ethnic Cleansing in East Jerusalem is Not a Paranoid Worry... It’s Happening Now - African World By Bill Fletcher, Jr., Executive Editor

A Philly Tragedy Reminds Us of America’s Gun Lust - Color of Law - By David A. Love, JD - Editorial Board

To Be Black and Head of the U.S. Empire: A Contradiction in Terms - Keeping it Real By Larry Pinkney, Editorial Board

Political Cartoon
The Real Swine Flu
By Mark Hurwitt

Political Cartoon: The Real Swine Flu By Mark Hurwitt

Education and the Future of Black Children: Forging a Successful Path toward Victory - Part 3 - The Substance of Truth - By Tolu Olorunda - Columnist

The Fight for the Boss’ Right to be Arbitrary and Capricious - Solidarity America - By John Funiciello - Columnist

The Continuing Impact of White Supremacy - Worrill’s World - By Dr. Conrad W. Worrill, PhD - Columnist

The President’s American Recovery & Reinvestment Act: What We Don’t Know, Can Hurt Us - Between The Lines By Dr. Anthony Asadullah Samad, PhD, Columnist

Political Cartoon
Judge David Souter
By Bob Englehart, The Hartford Courant

Political Cartoon: Judge David Souter By Bob Englehart, The Hartford Courant


Who Mourns for the Confederate Slave? Artur "Jefferson" Davis Coons It Up - The Fifth Column By Jonathan David Farley, DPhil, Columnist

Justice Jackson’s (pre-justiceship) Speech of December 1936 - National Affairs - By Lawrence R. Velvel, JD - Columnist

"Quote to Ponder: "Grown don't mean nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger, older, but grown. In my heart it don't mean a thing." - Toni Morrison, Winner of The Nobel Prize in Literature, 1993

Political Cartoon
Supreme Court Nominee
By Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune

Political Cartoon: Supreme Nominee By Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune


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Issue 323
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