Charles Blow

02/26/2015 - 5:42pm

    We have arrived at the point where the utter tedium and desperation of personal attacks against President Barack Obama about his life story and his loyalty are no longer news. The histrionics have shed their ability to shock. Most right-minded Americans - ethically speaking, not...

01/15/2015 - 5:06am

       An extended video released last week of the shooting death of Tamir Rice in Cleveland appears to show an unconscionable level of human depravity on the part of the officer who shot him, a stunning disregard for the value of his life and a...

01/08/2015 - 8:39pm

    The day after Christmas, a shooter terrorized the streets of a Chattanooga, Tennessee, neighborhood. According to the local newspaper, the shooter was "wearing body armor" and "firing multiple shots out her window at people and cars."...

01/01/2015 - 10:05pm

    He is prisoner No. 260. He stares into the camera for his mug shot, head cocked, eyes forlorn of hope. It is the kind of picture that haunts.

    He is 14. His name is George Stinney Jr. He is a...

12/24/2014 - 4:33pm

    Last week I spoke at a seminary and graduate school in New York about the protests following the grand jury decisions in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases.

    It was invigorating and inspiring...

12/11/2014 - 4:39pm

    There seems to be a new age of activism rising. From Occupy Wall Street, to the "Stop Watching Us" march against government surveillance, to the Moral Monday protests, to the People's Climate March, to the recent nationwide protests over the...

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