Charles Blow

08/20/2015 - 5:43pm

    Bernie Sanders is an unlikely phenomenon.

    He is attracting massive crowds. His message of economic populism has infused his insurgent candidacy with an Obama-like level of electoral enthusiasm, only his base isn’t as broad (As CNN put it...

06/25/2015 - 11:10am

    Rachel Dolezal, a woman with no known black heritage, has apparently, through an elaborate scheme of deception and denial, claimed for years to be a product of black heritage.

    This has sparked a...

06/19/2015 - 12:07pm

    Last week, Jeb Bush was asked to answer for a passage from his book from two decades ago, "Profiles in Character," in a chapter titled "The Restoration of Shame," in which he blamed the "irresponsible conduct" of births to...

06/19/2015 - 9:59am

    One of the most persistent statistical bludgeons of people who want to blame black people for any injustice or inequity they encounter is this: According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2013 in nearly 72 percent of...

06/09/2015 - 11:41pm

    Last month came the news that Josh Duggar, now-former executive director of the Family Research Council's lobbying arm and eldest son on the TLC reality show "19 Kids and Counting," had apologized and said he had "acted inexcusably....

06/04/2015 - 5:37pm

    This Memorial Day, as we head to the lake and the beach, grill and drink, shop and save, lay out in the sun or seek shady places, we must remain cognizant that the holiday didn't begin as a day of celebration or commerce but one of solemnity and, indeed...

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