Charles Blow

04/29/2016 - 7:00am

    If trends hold and the parties’ front-runners become the parties’ nominees, November is going to be an epic election: a hobbled titan (Hillary Clinton) versus a mortally wounded one (the real estate developer).

    The upcoming contests only...

01/13/2016 - 7:00pm

    Late Thursday a madman approached a police cruiser in Philadelphia and fired at least 11 times at the officer in the vehicle, striking him three times in the left arm.

    Even with those wounds, the officer was...

12/24/2015 - 5:00pm

    I have always been interested in social justice, and it has always been an integral part of this column. But from the time, nearly three years ago, that I first spoke with Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, I knew that the tenor of the column was forever altered...

12/18/2015 - 7:00am

    I was in San Antonio on Saturday for the college graduation of a nephew when one of my brothers, the one who’s a gun collector, invited me to a local gun show. As he put it, “If you’re gonna write about it, you need to see it.” I jumped at the...

12/02/2015 - 2:00pm

    I spent Wednesday night following a gaggle of protesters through the streets of downtown Chicago. The air was unseasonably warm, but the sentiment in the air burned with a rage and revulsion.

    Disturbing...

11/26/2015 - 7:00am

    There seems to be no bottom to the cesspool of Islamophobic rhetoric coming from Republican candidates.

    The tone of anti-Muslim musings post-Paris attack has become so poisonous that it cannot portend...

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