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Issue 335 will be published by 5:30pm ET on July 30
July 23, 2009 - Issue 334

Cover Story: Moon-walking? - The African World By Bill Fletcher, Jr., Executive Editor

BC_Nation on Twitter Researchers Uncover Genetic Variants Linked to Blood Pressure In African-Americans... Pres. Obama Remarks at NAACP Conference (C-SPAN Video) ... NAACP Convention: Obama Goes in Hard on Black Folks... Churches, mosques say broadband is about "economic justice"... Honduran Organization Reveals US Involvement in Coup against Zelaya... Court of Appeals Reverses Rev. Pinkney's 3-10 Year Sentence... Health Choices Act: Complete Bill Text (HR 3200)... WHAT’S IN THE HEALTH CARE REFORM BILL FOR YOU?...

By Kadir Nelson

Art: Freedom By Kadir Nelson

Living While Black in Cambridge - Inclusion By the Rev. Irene Monroe, Editorial Board

Mark Thompson interviews Rev. Monroe

7pm - Thursday, July 23, 2009

Reverend Edward Pinkney: A Champion of the People - Keeping It Real By Larry Pinkney, Editorial Board

When Pools Reflect Race Relations By Jamala Rogers, Editorial Board

Michael Steele’s Impossible Mission - Left Margin By Carl Bloice

Leonard Peltier and the Indigenous People: Our Lives Have Meaning - Represent Our Resistance By Dr. Lenore J. Daniels, PhD, Editorial Board

Republicans Display Their Racial Hatred at Sotomayor Hearings - Color of Law By David A. Love, JD, Editorial Board

Obama at the NAACP - African American Leadership By Dr. Ron Walters, PhD, Editorial Board

Political Cartoon
Nelson Mandela at 91
By Zapiro, South Africa

Political Cartoon: Nelson Mandela at 91 By Zapiro, South Africa

LAPD’s Consent Decree Maybe Partially Over, but Racial Profiling Certainly is Not Over in America - Between The Lines By Dr. Anthony Asadullah Samad, PhD, Columnist

A Handful of "Moderate" Democrats to Gut EFCA? - Solidarity America - By John Funiciello - Columnist

NBUF 30th Annual National Convention: A Grand Success - Worrill's World - By Dr. Conrad W. Worrill, PhD

Just When You Thought Your Child Graduated: One Parent’s Never-Ending Nightmare with L.A.U.S.D. - Unapologetically Young, Black and Female - By Jasmyne A. Cannick - Columnist

The Full and Never Discussed Impact of the Net Equity Question, the Potentially Devastating Impact of Discovery on SIPC’s Position, and Matters of Argumentation and Morality - Part I - National Affairs - By Lawrence R. Velvel, JD - Columnist

Political Cartoon
Health Care Reform
By David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star

Political Cartoon: Health Care Reform By David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star

Memoirs of a Lost Arab World By Nadia Hijab, Guest Commentator

Quote to Ponder: It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others. . . . One ever feels his twoness,—an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warrings ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder. - W.E.B. Du Bois

Political Cartoon
Victory in Afghanistan
By Paresh Nath, The Khaleej Times, UAE

Political Cartoon: Victory in Afghanistan By Paresh Nath, The Khaleej Times, UAE

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