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Most Influential Black Poll — Jackson, Condi

AP/AOL Black Voices Poll: Jackson Rice are top Black leaders/

15 percent — Jesse Jackson
11 percent — Secretary of State Condi Rice
8 percent — former Secretary of State Powell
6 percent — Barack Obama, a freshman Democratic senator from Illinois.
4 percent — Nation of Islam minister Louis Farrakhan
3 percent — Oprah Winfrey
2 percent — Martin Luther King Jr. and Al Sharpton
14 percent — picked somebody else
Almost one third — Didn’t pick anyone

Question: Who would you pick as the top Black leader in the U.S. today?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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