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Feb 28, 2013 - Issue 506
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In This Issue Cover Story: Lincoln’s White Blind Spot - The Slaves Were the Leading Actors in Their Own Emancipation

Where were the Black historical and dramatic actors who were the real leads of the story—the 400,000 runaway slaves who forced the Union armies to accept them, and who put the heat on Lincoln to support their emancipation or lose the war? Quote to Ponder:  "We should emphasize not Negro History, but the Negro in history…”  - Carter Woodson, 1926, historian Another Tragedy in the Rainforest - Solidarity America - By John Funiciello - BC Columnist

Sustainability will only be achieved when the majority of the people in the developing countries are the beneficiaries of any programs. Book Review - Out of Control: A Fifteen Year Battle Against Control Unit Prisons - A Narrative of Struggle - Represent Our Resistance - By Dr. Lenore J. Daniels, PhD - BC Editorial Board

Out of Control is a documentation of resistance against the institutionalization of capitalist/corporate power. CSI New York: Hill Harper Should be Ashamed! - Nafsi ya Jamii - By Wilson Riles - BC Columnist

This totally unbelievable dramatic element was dropped in to assuage the real anger that many of us feel about cops killing innocent young men. Hedonistic ‘Americans’ and the Role of the Media: Will It Ever Change? - Keeping it Real - By Larry Pinkney - BC Editorial Board

Simply tell the people that war is actually peace, and is also for their own good. Animated Political Cartoon - Pick-A-Pope By Mark Fiore, San Francisco CA Chris Brown and Rihanna... Their Ultra-Dysfunctional “Relationship” is Precisely What’s Wrong with Black America - Sharp n’ Blunt - By Desi Cortez - BC Columnist

Both these cartoon characters are admired and praised by the rank n’ file student body. Sequester Me, Please - The Other Side of the Tracks - By Perry Redd - BC Columnist

When you should’ve been voting and taking a stand on “voter suppression” laws, you sat in your easy chair and said, “That’s not my problem”. Ode to Jerry Buss: NBA (and Los Angeles) Gamechanger - Between The Lines - By Dr. Anthony Asadullah Samad, PhD - BC Columnist

The Lakers will win again because it is now part of their culture. Self-Determination is the Key - Worrill’s World - By Dr. Conrad W. Worrill, PhD - BC Columnist

They have all done this through their nationalistic unity on the fundamental life-giving and life-sustaining issues that affect their interests. South Africa Oscar Stories - Political Cartoon By Zapiro, South Africa Coextensive Love - Art By Larry Richardson, Valencia CA

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