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Mar 21, 2013 - Issue 509
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In This Issue Cover Story: Drones - Foreign & Domestic - African World By Bill Fletcher, Jr, BC Editorial Board Mr. Blasty Goes to Washington - Animated Political Cartoon By Mark Fiore, San Francisco CA Women’s History Month Quote to Ponder:  "Every great dream begins with a dreamer…” - Harriet Tubman If Harriet Tubman Were President - Represent Our Resistance By Dr. Lenore J. Daniels, PhD, BC Editorial Board

If Harriet Tubman were elected president of the United States, the Underground Railroad would become a modern-day institution in which the “wretched of the earth” here in the U.S. would be gathered together to rise from beneath the heels of their enslavers. Lantern of Liberty - Harriet Tubman Wall Mural Photograph By Peter Gamble To GOP: Make it $10 Billion - Or Save Your Money - Solidarity America - By John Funiciello - BC Columnist

Americans will continue to pay twice as much per capita as countries such as Canada and Germany. The Life of Hugo Chavez and the Death of the L.A. Elections - By Eric Mann - BC Guest Commentato

We know there cannot be “free” elections when the corporations control our society and the electoral process. Mexico Sets the Tone on Hate Speech – Inclusion - By The Reverend Irene Monroe - BC Editorial Boar

If a culture is unaware of or anesthetized to the destructive use of homophobic epithets, it re-inscribes and perpetuates ideas and assumptions about race, gender identity and sexual orientation. A Sweet, Sweet Spirit - Nafsi ya Jamii - By Wilson Riles - BC Columnist

This is a wish and expectation for transformation that arises from the spiritual power of empathy and enlightenment. If They Really Wanted To Surprise Us - Political Cartoon By Zapiro, South Africa Dacajeweiah, Splitting-The-Sky: You Shall Be Remembered With Great Honor! - Keeping It Real By Larry Pinkney, BC Editorial Board

Splitting-the-Sky was, nationally and internationally, a critically thinking person in both word and deed. For Republican TEA Party House Negroes the Kitchen is Gettin' Kinda’ Hot - Sharp n’ Blunt - By Desi Cortez - BC Columnist

You show me an American-of-Color who’s a Republican, in this day n’ age, in the times we’re a’livin’ in, and I’ll show you a bloodsucking shark, a mountebank, a swindler, a rogue, a strikebreaker, a con-man... Revisiting Black Nationalist History - Worrill’s World - By Dr. Conrad W. Worrill, PhD - BC Columnist

People in power don’t teach powerless people how to get power. Political Cartoon - Pope Francis I: Good Friend of Argentina’s Dictatorship By Carlos Latuff, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

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