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Jonathan Capehart

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Jonathan Capehart, editorial writer for the Washington Post and MSNBC contributor, talks to us about President Obama's much anticipated speech at the NAACP's centennial convention tonight. He'll also take a look at some of the issues on the President's agenda.

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Comments [6]

Enrique from Elizabeth, NJ

I wonder if Obama will pronounce himself about that coup in Honduras. Many say is a test of the ultra-concervative-right (marinating in the Pentagon and CIA) against him. You know... America is composed of many sectors. And Obama is just a tenant. The eye of the world is looking -in the mean time-.

Jul. 16 2009 02:41 PM
MichaelB from Morningside Heights

I agree with Mr. Capehart re his comments about the Supreme Court nomination proceedings, except this has been going on back and forth on BOTH sides of the aisle for years.

Jul. 16 2009 12:33 PM
kevin from Chelsea

[2] yes

I grew up in NYC and Oklahoma City. In OK I was the only person ever that used the word "negro".

Everyone else used the N-word.

I never witnessed bias crimes against blacks in either place but the gays caught hell in both.

What is so unique or "unequal" about their struggle?

Jul. 16 2009 12:30 PM
Nurit Tilles

Would Mr. Lopate please note the correct pronounciation of the name Sotomayor?
It is SotomayOR, not SotomaYER as he has been saying. Thank you.

Jul. 16 2009 12:25 PM
reality

Do gays reach out to the African American community?

Jul. 16 2009 12:18 PM
reality

Just give Jackson's organization a big donation, and he'll go away quietly.

Jul. 16 2009 12:15 PM

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