Silver Spring, MD: Bethune-DuBois Publications, 2006. First Edition. Octavo (25.5cm); original pictorial card wrappers; [a-b],ii,49,pp. A Fine copy. The issue contains seven speeches by prominent African American public figures, including Julian Bond's address at the 97th NAACP Convention, Mayor Shirley Franklin's commencement address at Morehouse College (July 22, 2006), and notably, an early speech from Barack Obama's second year as a U.S. Senator, delivered in Chicago on March 13, 2006. An uncommon Obama appearance, in a journal that is unaccountably scarce in the marketplace.